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Student Engineering Aid (3012)

Student Engineering Aid

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: GA50
  • Class Code: 3012
  • Established: 08/04/1932
  • Revised: 12/07/1972
  • Title Changed: --


Under supervision, as a learner, to assist with engineering work in the field and/or the office; and to do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Does simple field work as axman, flagman, or rear chainman; cares for axes, rods, and tapes; copies engineering data; checks and plots cross section notes; planimeters areas; tabulates planimeter readings; makes simple mathematical calculations; makes simple tracings; indexes and files plans, profiles, and survey note books.

Knowledge and Abilities

Some knowledge of: Office and field engineering methods, equipment, and terminology.


Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; make mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; follow oral and written directions.

Special Personal Characteristics

Willingness to follow a prescribed routine; and neatness.

  Updated: 6/3/2012
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