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Equipment Mechanic II (#EQMEC2AFSJ) AFSJ
$14.30-$22.70 Hourly / $2,478.67-$3,934.67 Monthly / $29,744.00-$47,216.00 Yearly

Equipment Mechanic II (#EQMEC2GENJ) GENJ
$14.22-$22.59 Hourly / $2,464.80-$3,915.60 Monthly / $29,577.60-$46,987.20 Yearly


Performs inspections, maintenance and minor and major repairs on automotive and related equipment.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of experience repairing, and maintaining mechanical equipment such as automobiles, trucks or lawn equipment; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.  


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of the materials, tools and methods used in the repair, maintenance and servicing of a variety of vehicles and equipment such as automobiles, trucks or lawn maintenance equipment.
  • Working knowledge of troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques and methods.
  • Working knowledge of parts requirements including ordering and recording.
  • Knowledge of auto body repair techniques and methods.
  • Skill in locating and correcting defects in mechanical equipment.
  • Skill in the use of shop tools.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to operate motorized equipment.
  • Ability to read technical manuals and specifications.
  • Ability to prepare, maintain and track maintenance records.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise level.
  • Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, and crouch at ground level.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Troubleshoots and determines repairs for various types of vehicles and equipment.
  • Makes minor and major repairs to vehicles or equipment including disassembling, replacing and/or overhauling mechanical systems.
  • Operates various types of vehicles as required to complete proper maintenance.
  • Instructs and assists lower level mechanics.
  • Maintains preventative maintenance program.
  • May perform welding, minor body repairs and painting.
  • Completes maintenance reports and records.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: EQMEC2AFSJ; EST: 10/15/1998; REV: 12/21/2012;
CLASS: EQMEC2GENJ; EST: 10/15/1998; REV: 12/21/2012;