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ABOLISHED 09/06/2017 PER PAY LETTER 17-29 - Electroencephalographic Technician (7986)

ABOLISHED 09/06/2017 PER PAY LETTER 17-29 - Electroencephalographic Technician

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: TC70
  • Class Code: 7986
  • Established: 10/08/1943
  • Revised: 12/07/1972
  • Title Changed: --


Under the direction of a staff physician, to maintain and operate electroencephalographic equipment; to assist in laboratory research work involving the recording and interpretation of electroencephalographic records; and to do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Operates electroencephalographic equipment; makes necessary adjustments and repairs; assists in the installation of new equipment; records electroencephalograms and, as required, electrocardiograms; reads, tabulates, and interprets recordings; makes observations and prepares reports on findings; assists in laboratory research and electrodiagnosis of epilepsy, mental disorders, organic brain defects, muscular tension and fatigue, abnormal behavior tendencies, the effects of shock therapy and related assignments; keeps the laboratory stock room; files and does other clerical work.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience in an electrophysiological laboratory.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Electroencephalographic equipment and its operation and maintenance; methods of recording electroencephalograms and electrocardiograms; methods of reading, tabulating, and interpreting electroencephalographic records; recent trends in the field of electroencephalography.


Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; maintain and repair electroencephalographic equipment; assist in research work in an electroencephalographic laboratory; keep records and makes reports.

Additional Desirable Qualification

Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

  Updated: 12/13/2017
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