Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
93900 04 ST J1 B 762-10 02/26/2020
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JOB CODE: 93900

DEFINITION: This is skilled work in the fabrication and repair of assistive and therapeutic adaptive equipment for individuals residing at a state operated facility.

An employee in this job fabricates, assembles, and repairs adaptive equipment and devices according to prescribed specifications to meet individuals’ physical needs. Work involves selecting proper materials and using appropriate hand and power tools in the performance of a variety of skilled tasks in the construction, assembly, modification, maintenance, and repair of various adaptive equipment and devices. Employees exercise technical independence in determining work methods and procedures, and receive assignments orally or through written instructions, which may be accompanied by diagrams or sketches. Lead work may be exercised over lower-level employees or volunteers. Work is reviewed for quality of work performed and adherence to prescribed specifications.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Adjusts and operates machines and hand and power tools used in the shaping of wood, metal, plastics, rubber, cloth, leather, and other materials to produce adaptive equipment and devices.

• Constructs, assembles, and repairs powered and manual wheelchairs, scooters, mechanical beds and lifts, carts, walkers, contour chairs, body and leg braces, and other assistive and therapeutic devices.

• Designs, machines, and assembles parts for specialized assistive and therapeutic devices.

• Makes sketches and drawings to be used in the manufacture of adaptive equipment.

• Grinds, polishes, drills, and taps wood, plastics, metal, and other materials.

• Joins components using heat, silver solder, and welding techniques.

• Assists care staff in measuring and fitting residents for customized adaptive equipment.

• Troubleshoots equipment to ascertain and resolve device problems or failure.

• Assists in training lower-level employees and volunteers.

• Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment and requisitions necessary parts and supplies.

• Reads, interprets, and follows technical manuals, blueprints, and specifications for the fabrication, assembly, modification, and repair of adaptive equipment and devices.

• Reviews technical manuals and information to keep abreast of new developments in the adaptive equipment field.

• Receives advanced or specialized training in adaptive equipment practices and procedures.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the materials, methods, tools, and techniques used in manufacturing, modifying, and repairing adaptive equipment and devices.

• Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions in the manufacture and repair of adaptive equipment.

• Ability to operate hand and machine-operated power tools and equipment.

• Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, and sketches.

• Ability to interpret and follow written and oral instructions.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities)

• Two years of experience in the fabrication, assembly, or repair of adaptive equipment.