State of Washington Classified Job Specification
DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
Supervise the dental technician personnel in a dental laboratory.
Positions in this class are distinguished by responsibility for supervising the general function of the laboratory and maintain a liaison with, and providing assistance in dental auxiliary training programs at community colleges.
Train, schedule, and direct the work of subordinates; control the quality standards of the laboratory work performed;
Assist in laboratory and clinical instruction of dental students where technical assistance is required;
Direct subordinate technicians participating in activities which aid faculty members and graduate students in their clinical and research projects and with the development of teaching material;
Control the ordering, issuing and maintenance of laboratory supplies including precious metals;
Maintain liaison with community colleges on dental technician training programs;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
High School graduation and four years of experience as a Dental Laboratory Technician, one of which must have been at the Dental Laboratory Technician II level. Training in an accredited dental technician school may be substituted, year-for-year, for up to two years experience.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Class Specification History
New Class: 3-7-73
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
New class code, formerly 6462, effective July 1, 2007.
Title change (formerly Dental Laboratory Technician 3); adopted May 14, 2009, effective May 15, 2009.