County of Alameda

Equipment Mechanic, HARD (#1139H)

$27.68-$33.64 Hourly / $2,076.00-$2,523.00 BiWeekly /
$4,498.00-$5,466.50 Monthly / $53,976.00-$65,598.00 Yearly

Under general supervision, performs journeyman level work in the repair, overhaul and maintenance of all District equipment; and to do related work as required.


Equipment Mechanic is expected to independently perform the full range of overall maintenance and repair activities on the district fleet of vehicles, related equipment and small power equipment. Equipment Mechanic reports to and is supervised by the Manager of Golf Operations, Grounds Supervisor, or designee.

NOTE: The following list of duties are those usually performed by most 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 this classification.

1. Diagnose and repair mechanical defects in District equipment, vehicles and small power equipment.

2. Perform Vehicle Safety checks.

3. Perform all scheduled routine maintenance and prepare schedules on when maintenance is done.

4. Supervise work of assistant mechanics and contract work as necessary.

5. Keep and maintain accurate and complete records of work done.

6. Welds and burns as necessary for light fabrication and repair work.

7. Perform vehicle lubrication services as needed.

8. Schedules major repair for in-house or contracted shop work.


A combination of training and experience which demonstrates that a person has obtained the required knowledge and is able to perform the required work (with reasonable accommodation, if needed). A person with the following combined training and experience would typically qualify to compete in a selection process:

High School graduation or an equivalent and a combination of training and experience equivalent to journeyman level mechanic.


Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license and a good driving record.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the 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:

• Operation and maintenance of automobiles, trucks, tractors, small power equipment and general aspects of gasoline and diesel motors.
• Tools, materials, testing equipment and standard practices in the maintenance and repair automotive equipment.
• Welding and burning.

Ability to:

• Read, write and speak clearly and effectively.
• Follow written and oral instructions.
• Plan and schedule maintenance and repair on all District equipment.
• Weld and burn as needed.
• Make routine and major repair to all District equipment.
• Exhibit a high customer service priority.
• Establish and maintain open and honest communications with co-workers at all levels of the organization.
• Use and operate hand and power tools, heavy vehicles and other equipment associated with the maintenance and repair of heavy machinery, buildings and grounds.
• Within CALOSHA guidelines, withstand periods of physical exposure to the presence of fumes, odors, dust and pollen without incapacitating adverse effect.
• Safely transport, lift and handle bulky objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.

Newspecs: 1139H
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