PSS – Labor Category Descriptions

Labor Category Education Years Exp. Description
Subject Matter Expert (SME) Advanced Degree
Bachelor Degree
20
25
Recognized expert in one or more given fields. Develops and applies extremely complex methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of extremely complex and difficult requirements and problems requiring the expert and innovative application of advanced superior knowledge.
Engineer 6 (E6) Bachelor Degree
Master Degree
15
10
Develops and applies complex research and analysis techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and difficult technical and analytical requirements and problems requiring the expert application of advanced knowledge. Plans, conducts, and evaluates projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of engineers, scientists, analysts, and/or technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects. May assume the lead role in a project or program. Analyzes, evaluates and plans method of approach and organizes means to achieve solution of complex problems.
Engineer 5 (E5) Bachelor Degree
Master Degree
10
8
Develops and applies advanced research and analysis techniques in the investigation and solution of advanced technical and analytical requirements and problems. Plans, conducts and evaluates projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of engineers, scientists, analysts and/or technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects. Plans effort in coordination with related activities of other projects, departments, etc. Analyzes, evaluates and plans methods of approach and organizes means to achieve solution of advanced problems.
Engineer 4 (E4) Bachelor Degree
Master Degree
7
5
Designs, develops, analysis, modifies and evaluates technical and/or analytical problems. Plans, conducts, and evaluates projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects. As required, develops and recommends approaches for new or improved products and/or processes. Investigates solutions to product and/or process problems.
Engineer 3 (E3) Bachelor Degree
Master Degree
6
4
Assists in the design, development, analysis, and modification of existing systems. Diagnoses malfunctions in products and makes improvements or modifications to produce desired results. Conducts routine analyses and/or tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials or processes, completes required documentation and may provide recommendations.
Engineer 2 (E2) Bachelor Degree 0
Engineering (E1) Bachelor Degree
Associate Degree or 2 Years College
0
2
Entry level of professional work.
Technician 3 (T3) Bachelor Degree Associate Degree High School or GED 1
5
8
Experience in the installation, testing, servicing and maintenance of systems, equipment, computers, programs and associated peripherals. Experienced in troubleshooting, repairing, testing and calibrating engineering equipment and computer systems. Broad knowledge of applicable test equipment, specialized tools, equipment, machines and computer hardware, software and peripherals. Experienced in planning, monitoring, managing and teaching various tasks and activities. Capable of communicating clearly orally and in writing.
Technician 2 (T2) Bachelor Degree
Associate Degree
High School or GED
0
3
5
Experience in the installation, testing, servicing and maintenance of systems, equipment, computers, programs and associated peripherals. Experienced in troubleshooting, repairing, testing and calibrating engineering equipment and computer systems. Broad knowledge of applicable test equipment, specialized tools, equipment, machines and computer hardware, software and peripherals. Experienced in planning, monitoring, managing and teaching various tasks and activities. Capable of communicating clearly orally and in writing.
Technician 1 (T1) High School or GED 0 Entry level of technician work, which requires no experience. Minimum Education: High school degree.
Clerical/Admin Support 2 (C2) High School or GED 5 Demonstrated clerical experience. Proficient in the preparation of correspondence, documents and reports using various word processing, drawing, and spreadsheet software programs. Experience in planning, monitoring, managing and teaching various administrative tasks and activities.
Clerical/Admin Support 1 (C1) High School or GED 0
Last updated: February 15, 2011

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