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City of Austin - JOB DESCRIPTION

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Equipment Technician I

FLSA: Standard/Non-Exempt EEO Category: (70) Skill Craft
Class Code: 13755 Salary Grade: XD3
Approved: Last Revised: September 11, 2017

  Under general supervision, perform tasks in the assembly, repair and maintenance of complex or intricate electromechanical equipment.
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:
  Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
1. Conducts routine inspections of equipment.
2. Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment.
3. Performs electromechanical repairs to complex equipment.
4. Modifies or refurbishes equipment.
5. Estimates time, labor and materials for budget or billing purposes.
6. Performs welding, braising or fabrication of some parts.
7. Maintains technical data on equipment to be service.
Responsibilities - Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Knowledge of symbols used in engineering drawing, circuit diagrams or schematics.
Knowledge of basic operations of small electric motors and pneumatic or hydraulic pumps.
Knowledge of safety in repair of energized electronic equipment.
Knowledge of welding, braising, and bonding materials.
Knowledge of testing of electronic components.
Knowledge of basic inventory and billing record keeping.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
Skill in planning and organizing.
Ability to test and calibrate equipment or controls to close tolerance.
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, circuit diagrams or schematics.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.
Minimum Qualifications:
  Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years experience in repair and maintenance of electronic controlled pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.

One additional year of relevant work experience may substitute for one year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four years.
Licenses and Certifications Required:

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.