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City of Austin - JOB DESCRIPTION

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Equipment Technician II

FLSA: Standard/Non-Exempt EEO Category: (70) Skill Craft
Class Code: 13760 Salary Grade: XD4
Approved: Last Revised: November 25, 2020


Under general supervision, this position plans, schedules, and performs 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. Develops weekly schedules for periodic maintenance and trouble-shooting. Records work performed and parts used for billing purposes.
  2. Communicates with equipment users regarding schedule of periodic maintenance and other maintenance needs.
  3. Conducts routine inspections.
  4. Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment. Orders/issues parts and supplies.
  5. Performs electromechanical repairs to complex equipment.
  6. Modifies or refurbishes equipment.
  7. Estimates time, labor, and materials for budget or billing purposes.
  8. Performs welding, braising, or fabrication of some parts.
  9. Maintains technical data on equipment to be serviced. Maintains inventory of parts.
  10. Monitors contracted maintenance services.
Responsibilities - Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised:

May lead and train others.

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 operational function of equipment to be assembled repaired or maintained.
  • Knowledge of testing of electronic components.
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment used in performing electromechanical equipment and component repair.
  • Knowledge of complex electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures.
  • 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 follow written specifications and interpret engineering drawings, circuit diagrams, schematics, or procedures for assembly or repair.
  • Ability to lead and train others.
  • 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 four (4) years of experience in repair and maintenance of electronic controlled pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
  • Experience may substitute education up to four (4) years.
Licenses and Certifications Required:
  • If required, must obtain an appropriate Commercial Driver License (CDL) within ninety (90) days of hire.
  • Aviation: Requires a valid State of Texas Class C Driver License and the ability to meet driver eligibility standards detailed in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program.

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.