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DRAFTING CLERK
OCCUPATION CODE: 0818-01XX
JOB LEVEL: P7-06
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
0800B
(0818-01XX) DRAFTING CLERK


DOCUMENT DATE:
November 30, 2003

FUNCTION:
Assists in the preparation of detailed maps and drawings according to scale for use in connection with postal operations.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.

REQUIREMENTS:
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position. Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each KSA, to include at least minimum competency for senior-qualified positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily. Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-postal. Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of each of the KSAs. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying. Ability to read blueprints. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. Ability to lay out and develop patterns (including geometric projection and triangulation). Ability to do fine line drawing, accurate measurement, and freehand lettering. Skill sufficient to work on the preparation of detailed maps and drawings to scale.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have had two years of experience demonstrating proficiency in the above requirements. The successful completion of a full 4-year or senior high school curriculum which has included four 1/2-year courses in drafting, drawing, and/or art may be substituted for one year of experience. Successful completion of courses in a school or institution above high school level, requiring the application of drafting or mechanical drawing, such as architecture or engineering, may be substituted at the rate of one month of full-time study for one month of experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position. Vision of 20/40 (Snellen) in one eye and ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters are required. Corrective lenses are permitted. Ability to distinguish basic colors and shades is desirable. Ability to hear the conversational voice is required; hearing aids are permitted.

  Occ Code: 0818-01XX

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