CUPE 1482 – Technologist 2 Revision Date: Classification:

CUPE 1482 – Technologist 2
Revision Date: 2014
Classification: Technologist 2
Unit: C.U.P.E. 1482
Hay Point Range: 329 - 399
This Engineering Technologist level is an intermediate level technologist position, typically
filled by a graduate from a technology program with proven theoretical knowledge to
accommodate working in a research environment in their field of education.
Working under general supervision from a more senior technician, administrator or academic
staff member the incumbent is responsible to operate and maintain complex equipment and
laboratory apparatus. They will have multi-disciplinary hands-on skills to carry out their general
duties. Incumbents are required to show initiative and sound judgment in organizing the work
within their areas of responsibility.
Positions at this level actively participate in the independent research done by academics and
frequently work with graduate students.
At this level technologists may work within a prescribed budget and may make capital purchases
as directed by others.
Administers department research laboratories or workshops including consultation with
researchers. Works within budget requirements for labs and research projects.
Works cooperatively with academics, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows in their
Use Engineering principles to evaluate technical problems, use multi-discipline
fabrication techniques to create or modify equipment to achieve specific objectives.
Assist with purchasing of specialized research or teaching apparatus, machines and tools.
Responsible for the operation and maintenance of specialized equipment. Instruct staff
and students in use and operation.
Maintain computers, software and peripherals to allow interfacing with instrumentation
and data acquisition to specialized equipment for research.
Conducts experiments, calculates results including computer calculations and programs
where applicable.
Administers department undergraduate laboratories, includes consultation with academic
professors regarding teaching objectives using experiments or demonstrations in labs.
Provides direction and training of teaching assistants to conduct lab or tutorial classes.
As directed, purchasing and maintaining inventories of general equipment and supplies.
Responsible for keeping abreast of developments in new engineering concepts,
techniques and education in general area of expertise.
Required to obtain knowledge of and comply with safety policies applicable to the
Performs other related duties as assigned.
The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:
Level of Formal Education and Experience
Engineering Technology Diploma from a recognized Community College or equivalent
with (5) years of related experience and eligibility for CTTAM certification
- or
An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to fabricate apparatus using basic and specialized tools
Ability to comprehend, drawings, instructions and procedures
Ability to organize and perform tasks within a project.
Ability to communicate effectively with staff and students
Ability to work within budget allocation.
Physical Requirements
Capable of performing the duties as assigned.