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Maintenance Repairer II

Number of Vacancies: 1

Recruitment #191008-006312-002


Benefits: Health, vision, dental, and life insurance; annual and sick leave; paid holidays; pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plans; and more.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing a variety of skilled and semiskilled assignments in general maintenance and repair of municipal buildings, facilities, equipment, and devices. Some positions may require incumbents to work irregular hours or serve in a lead capacity. Tasks are of more than average difficulty and are performed in accordance with established procedures requiring exercise of reasonable initiative and independent judgment. Under general supervision, employees receive instructions orally and in writing with work being reviewed while in progress and upon completion, through observation and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Performs or serves as a lead worker over general maintenance work including carpentry, painting, plumbing, welding, roofing, plastering, masonry, and electrical repair on municipal buildings, facilities, and equipment; builds concrete foundations to facilitate proper installation; builds forms for concrete structures such as sidewalks and curbs, manholes, and pipelines, etc.

Installs new plumbing such as pipes, valves, drains, basins, faucets, lavatories, sinks, drinking fountains, water heaters, and a wide variety of other fixtures, facilities, and equipment.

Participates in installation of sprinkler and underground irrigation systems, including laying pipes and electrical lines to operate system; tests systems and detects and repairs leaks; maintains, repairs and adjusts meters, governors and timers.

Installs electrical wiring and fixtures; serves as lead worker and participates in new construction; installs electrical disconnect mechanisms; installs wall outlets and connects motors, appliances, heating and cooling equipment, and transformers; installs and/or removes electronic equipment such as digital paging system repeaters, satellite receiver system, data communications, and computer aided dispatch system components, alarms, sirens, medical telephone interconnects, portable radios, etc.; oversees calculation of line leads to determine wire and equipment size and capacity.

When assigned to the Convention Center, installs temporary electrical service, including telephone lines, to tradeshows, conventions and productions and removes afterwards.

Measures angles, distances, and elevations for work activities; operates a variety of automotive equipment; operates and maintains shop equipment (lathe, drill press, table saw, etc.) and light and medium mechanical equipment (bench grinder, chain saw); operates various automotive equipment.

Coordinates work of a maintenance crew for maximum use of time and materials; completes daily time/activity reports; prepares work orders, action orders and requisitions; maintains tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair work; obtains estimates on small repair jobs; trains and leads workers in safety practices and proper use/operation of equipment.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: methods, practices, tools, and materials used in building and mechanical maintenance and repair work; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.

Some knowledge of: effective supervisory techniques, where required.

Ability to: perform a wide variety of operations associated with building and mechanical maintenance and repair requiring physical strength; assign and supervise work of others, where required; work from oral or written instructions, blueprints, or drawings; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.

Skill in: use and care of tools and equipment pertinent to the performance of maintenance and repair work; operation of various types of automotive equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school and one (1) year of experience in building and mechanical maintenance and repair work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license required; a valid Florida commercial drivers license may be required.


Written Test (Time Limit: 2- hour). A pre-employment test is required for all applicants considered eligible per the posted minimum qualifications.  Following submission of your application, you will receive email notification of your eligibility status within three (3) business days.  Applicants who meet minimum eligibility requirements will be provided test registration information.   If you do not receive an eligibility status update within three (3) business days, contact Employment Services at 813-274-8911 for further assistance.  

If you need an accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact the Employment Services Office to schedule testing and request the needed accommodation.


During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.


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