a person who is trained or skilled in the technicalities of a subject.
a person who is skilled in the technique of an art, as music or painting.

1825–35; technic + -ian; see -ician Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
technician (tɛkˈnɪʃən)
1.  a person skilled in mechanical or industrial techniques or in a particular technical field
2.  a person employed in a laboratory, technical college, or scientific establishment to do practical work
3.  a person having specific artistic or mechanical skill, esp if lacking original flair or genius

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Word Origin & History

1833, "person expert in the technicalities of some question," from technic "technical" (1612), from Gk. tekhnikos (see techno-). Meaning "person skilled in mechanical arts" is recorded from 1939.
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Medical Dictionary

technician tech·ni·cian (těk-nĭsh'ən)
One whose occupation requires training in a specific technical process. Also called technologist.

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Example sentences
The ultrasound technician will place a lubricating gel onto your neck.
The technician then maneuvers it around in various directions up down and all
  around while they take lots of pix.
Instead, it was probably the result of a malfunctioning computer desperately
  trying to get the attention of a technician.
Call in a qualified technician once a year to give the unit a checkup.
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