County of Alameda

Maintenance & Construction Technician II HARD (#1121H)

Bargaining Unit: ( )
$28.10-$29.51 Hourly / $2,248.00-$2,360.80 BiWeekly /
$4,870.67-$5,115.07 Monthly / $58,448.00-$61,380.80 Yearly


Under direction, to perform a wide variety of repair and construction work on buildings, grounds, swim centers and their related apparatus; and to perform related work as required.


Maintenance and Construction Technicians II work individually or in crews assigned to maintenance, repair and construction work. They may work from plans and use a variety of power tools and equipment such as electrical saws and drills, mixers and compressors as well as hand tools. Incumbents in the class of Maintenance and Construction Technician II differ from those in the next higher class of Maintenance and Construction Foreman in that the latter have lead responsibility over a work crew. They are further distinguished from the next lower class of Maintenance and Construction Technician I in that, in addition to routine duties, the former are also assigned more skilled maintenance and construction functions that fall within one or more of the following areas:

• Independently troubleshooting, installing and repairing complex electrical problems related to heating, air conditioning, irrigation, lighting, circuit breakers, etc.

• Independently installing and repairing new plumbing equipment and appropriate service lines in accordance with Uniform Building Code standards.

• Independently performing all phases of carpentry work including following complex blueprints; framing including proper size and placement of fasteners; and determining proper bracing.

Construction Technicians II may direct the activities of Maintenance and Construction Technicians I. 

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.

1. Install, maintain, repair and trouble shoot automatically operated irrigation controls, timing devices, sprinkler heads, valves, and main and lateral line using plastic, galvanized and copper pipe; operate trenching equipment; install, check and test back flow devices.

2. Install, maintain, inspect and repair electrical service lines for electrical equipment, service panels, electric lights, motors, heaters, generators, air conditioner units and other electrical apparatus; test, locate and repair trouble in electrical circuits and equipment, including solar; install and inspect lighting systems; replace fuses, breakers and lamps; operate electric lift; install and maintain telephone equipment; use a variety of testing equipment.

3. Install, maintain, inspect and repair standard plumbing equipment associated with water, gas, sewer and refrigeration systems; troubleshoot pump systems; clean out drains and sewer lines using electric sewer machine; operating cameras and locating devices.

4. Perform skilled rough and finish carpentry work in new construction, alteration, maintenance, restoration and repair of buildings and other related park equipment; construct and maintain a variety of standard and special play equipment; repair and maintain doors, windows, hinges, fences, furniture and other wooden articles; build partitions, shelves, cabinets, tables and counters; remove and install or repair roofing systems using wood or asphalt shingles; perform sheet metal and gutter repairs.

5. Adjust, service and perform related installation of locking devices, door locks, closures and panic hardware. May maintain lock cores and locking system combinations and cores. Shoot elevations, excavate, plan and perform complex foundation/retaining wall construction.

6. Form, mix, pour and finish concrete for structural support purposes; lay asphalt concrete; perform masonry and ceramic tile work using tile and concrete saws; perform sheet rock work including taping and texturing.

7. Repair and straighten vehicle and equipment framework; perform arc, acetylene (brazing), and MIG and TIG welding as needed; fabricate and install metal gates, cages, doors, bullard and hand rails.

8. Prepare surfaces for paint by sanding, scraping, burning, washing; patch holes and cracks; apply paint including epoxy plastic and other finishes including varnishes, stains, lacquers and enamel to a variety of surfaces using brushes, rollers and spray equipment; erect scaffolding; use sand blasting equipment as needed.

9. When regularly assigned to work at swim centers, services and maintains pumps, valves, filters and other swimming pool equipment; tests and regulates the chemical balance of the water; adds chemicals to tanks as needed; cleans tanks as needed; and performs custodial and landscape duties as needed.

10. Perform maintenance; repair inspection on carousel; meet with state inspector yearly.


The equivalent of four years of full-time experience as a Maintenance and Construction Technician I for the Hayward Area Recreation District,


Completion of a recognized apprenticeship program or the equivalent as certified by an appropriate trade union (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding or painting).


The equivalent of six years of full-time experience in the maintenance and construction field performing work in the building trades

License: A valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license and a good driving record.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Principles, methods, materials, tools, equipment and safety practices used in the construction and maintenance of buildings, park facilities and swim facilities.
• May require knowledge of specialized pool equipment and chemicals necessary for pool maintenance.
• Uniform Building Code standards.
• Computer applications related to the work.

Ability to:

• Work from sketches, drawings, blueprints, plans, specifications, oral instructions and manuals.
• Use a variety of hand and power tools to perform skilled trade and maintenance work in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, welding, electrical, painting and irrigation.
• Complete basic records such as work orders, time sheets, requisitions, accident reports and vehicle inspection reports.
• Perform demanding physical labor.
• When regularly assigned at swim centers, must be able to swim.

7/98; 10/98
AM:cs Revised 9/14/15
CSC Date: 10/14/15



Ten (10) working days paid vacation each year; fifteen (15) days after five (5) years of service; and twenty (20) days after thirteen years of service.

Thirteen (14) paid holidays a year.

Sick leave is accrued at the rate of one (1) day per month.

Choice of three (4) health plans for employees and their dependents, most, if not all of which is paid for by the District upon completion of probation. (Employees that are Full-time, benefits are effective upon date of hire)

Comprehensive dental plan for employees and their dependents after completion of probation. ( Employees that are Full-time,  benefits are effective upon date of hire)

Vision care reimbursement benefit.

Social Security paid for by District and employee.

Public Employees Retirement System (employee's share paid by the District).

Long Term Disability Plan.

Deferred Compensation Plan available.

Employee Credit Union services.

Educational Tuition Reimbursement.

Employee Assistance Program.