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Distinguishing Characteristics: Equipment Mechanic Career Progression

Distinguishing Characteristics: EQUIPMENT MECHANIC Career Progression

MECHANIC
MECHANIC SENIOR
Nature of Work
  • Perform general maintenance and mechanical repairs in support of University buildings' safety systems and equipment.
  • Follow applicable codes and regulatory guidelines.
  • Use judgment in applying mechanical techniques
  • Oversee, provide leadership and perform general maintenance and mechanical repairs in support of University buildings' safety systems and equipment.
  • Follow applicable codes and regulatory guidelines.
  • Use judgment in applying operational guidelines and mechanical techniques
Expertise
  • Perform inspections, repairs, preventative maintenance, adjustments, and replacements of collateral life/safety systems and equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment.
  • Maintain and inspect emergency lighting, generator, and fire alarm systems in buildings.
  • Maintain and monitor area inventory; complete and maintain records and prepare related reports; use desktop applications.
  • Assist in or plan preventative maintenance or related programs.
  • May operate University vehicle on/off campus; may operate bucket loader or other heavy equipment.
  • Serve as lead and perform inspections, repairs, preventative maintenance, adjustments, and replacements of collateral life/safety systems and equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment.
  • Maintain and inspect emergency lighting, generator, and fire alarm systems in buildings; evaluate data to ensure identified deficiencies are corrected within mandated time frames.
  • Oversee area inventory and maintain and evaluate equipment records to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, codes and safety standards; prepare related reports; use desktop applications.
  • Coordinate scheduling, plan preventative maintenance or related programs and make recommendations for remediation or services improvement.
  • May operate University vehicle on/off campus; may operate bucket loader or other heavy equipment.
Interaction
  • Receive instruction and guidance from one or more higher level skilled tradesperson.
  • Participate in area safety training.
  • Provide instruction and guidance to one or more lower level skilled tradesperson.
  • Participate in area safety training.
Supervision
  • May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.
  • Provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.
Conditions
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma and two years' related experience required.
  • Specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months may be required.
  • High school diploma and three years' related experience required.
  • Specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months required.

Last modified May 08 2009 06:49 AM