JOB DUTIES IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE:
• Collects, organizes & analyzes data to be used in planning transportation projects (e.g., bridge construction &/or repair; development of transit systems),
• Experience in making environmental assessments & justification of natural resource projects,
• Experience in monitoring sales performance,
• Experience in planning or improving federally funded manpower services (e.g., Job Training Partnership Act),
• Experience in policy & program development, or to keep abreast of legal or technical issues affecting agency operations.
• Prepares records & reports related to research projects or test results; reads, interprets & reduces field data charts from micro-computers; prepares correspondence; monitors time schedules; performs clerical tasks (e.g., types, proofs & copies reports; maintains files).
• Assists in planning & development of research goals & projects; calibrates & performs routine maintenance of test equipment; provides information & technical assistance to departmental staff & other agencies or interested parties upon request; attends meetings as assigned related to research projects.
MAJOR WORKER CHARACTERISTICS:
• Knowledge of operational, mathematical, analytical or statistical research techniques used in problem solving or decision making. Skill in use of personal computer or video display terminal*.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions.
use research methods in gathering data; prepare meaningful, concise & accurate reports.
• (*) Developed after employment.
MINIMUM CLASS QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
• 3 courses or 9 mos. exp. in operational, mathematical, analytical &/or statistical techniques used in problem solving or decision making.
• Equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.