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Equipment Technician I (#EQTEC1AFSG) AFSG
$11.96-$18.99 Hourly / $2,073.07-$3,291.60 Monthly / $24,876.80-$39,499.20 Yearly


Performs semi-skilled duties inspecting, troubleshooting, servicing and repairing a limited range of small motorized and non-motorized equipment to maintain them in good operating condition and prolong their life cycle.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and

One year of experience servicing, repairing and maintaining small motorized equipment, cars or light trucks.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and

Possession of a valid Driver License.  


  • 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.


  • Some knowledge of the operation and maintenance of small motorized and nonmotorized equipment, to include associated systems such as mechanical, electrical, fuel, pneumatic and hydraulic.
  • Some knowledge of the materials, tools and methods used in servicing, repairing, and maintaining a wide variety of small motorized and nonmotorized equipment.
  • Some knowledge of the mission and objectives of the organization to which assigned.
  • Some knowledge of parts requirements to include ordering and recording.
  • Some knowledge of the safe handling, mixing and loading of pesticides.
  • Skill in the use of various tools used to repair small equipment.
  • Ability to service, maintain and repair various types of small equipment.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain maintenance records.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise reasonable initiative and judgment.
  • Ability to safely operate motorized vehicles and equipment.
  • Ability to work under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to work outdoors, bend, kneel and lift objects weighing up to 75 pounds.


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 some or all of the activities described below.
  • Inspects motorized and nonmotorized small equipment such as lawn mowers, air compressors, spray equipment, blowers, chain saws, trailers, carts, inboard and outboard boat motors, high and low pressure pesticide spray systems to determine repair requirements.
  • Performs minor servicing, repair and calibration of a limited range of small equipment systems such as fuel, brake, electrical systems, high and low pressure pesticide spray systems.
  • Performs preventative maintenance, servicing, and tuneups such as changing bulbs, fluids, filters, spark plugs, wiring, and flushing and refilling systems in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
  • Inspects and adjusts tools used in the performance of duties to maintain them in proper working condition.
  • Orders required parts, materials and supplies.
  • Maintains records to track preventative maintenance, repairs, parts and costs.
  • May perform basic welding in the repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: EQTEC1AFSG; EST: 9/16/2004; REV: ;