Posted: 02/26/2023

    This is a lead level mechanical position assigned to the Equipment Maintenance Division in Public Works. It is distinguished from the Equipment Maintenance Supervisor, which is the supervisor responsible for the entire equipment maintenance function. This position may assume supervisor's duties when assigned.

    City employees work a 4/10 workweek. City offices are closed on Fridays. Public Works Equipment shop work hours are Monday-Thursday, 6:00am to 4:30 p.m., on-call weekends on a rotating basis and when needed for emergency road calls.
    To learn more about this position employee benefits, please see the Memorandum of Understanding for the Municipal Employees' Association:
     Miscellaneous Employees' 
    This classification is scheduled to receive a wage increase of 6.93% effective the first full pay period in 
    January 2024.


    Key Responsibilities

    The following duties and responsibilities are representative of those typically performed by positions assigned to this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these duties and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here.

    • Assigns, directs, and performs quality control checks and participates in the work of employees assigned to troubleshoot, overhaul, repair, and maintain a wide variety of gasoline, diesel, electric and hybrid powered equipment in the shop or in the field.
    • Schedules preventive maintenance program, and recommends special work required or necessary equipment maintenance.
    • Inspects and evaluates equipment, including estimating time and materials required.
    • Provides technical assistance to staff, reviews and evaluates completed work.
    • Reads and interprets shop manuals, schematics, blueprints, and specifications in performing work.
    • Overhauls, repairs, and maintains vehicles, equipment, engines, gear boxes, pumps, and their component fuel, electric, hydraulic, and power transmission systems.
    • Instructs and provides for the training of staff in work methods, use of tools and equipment, and relevant safety precautions.
    • Prepares and maintains a variety of reports and records, including work orders, worksheets, reports, maintenance requests, etc.
    • Directs the ordering and maintenance of an adequate inventory to accomplish assigned jobs.
    • Responds to questions and complaints from other departments and divisions.
    • Ensures appropriate safety precautions and equipment are being utilized, and conducts safety meetings.
    • Schedules and coordinates activities with other City departments and outside vendors.
    • Drives trucks and operates a wide variety of equipment.
    • Tests equipment on completion of work.
    • Assists in evaluation of economic life of equipment/vehicles.
    • Stays abreast of current technology in the mechanical field.
    • Responds to emergency situations as necessary.
    • Acts as Equipment Maintenance Supervisor on an as-needed basis.
    • Performs related duties as required.


    Minimum Qualifications

    Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
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