Heavy Equipment Technician I is the trainee level classification in the series. Incumbents assist Heavy Equipment Technician II’s in overhauling and repairing construction equipment, heavy and light trucks and automobiles, and independently perform routine maintenance and minor repairs to equipment. Heavy Equipment Technician I’s receive on-the-job training in diagnosing mechanical defects and performing major repair work. Incumbents are expected to advance to the Heavy Equipment Mechanic II level after two years of service at the Heavy Equipment Mechanic I level.
Required Skills & Abilities
- Associate's degree in Heavy Diesel Technology