Heavy Equipment Technician II is the journey level classification in the series. Incumbents perform skilled work in the repair and modification of diesel and gas-powered construction equipment, heavy and light trucks, and automobiles. Incumbents assist the supervisor in providing direction and on-the-job training to Heavy Equipment Technician I’s. This classification is distinguished from the higher level classification of Supervising Heavy Equipment Technician in that the latter is responsible for assigning, supervising and inspecting the work of mechanics.
Associate's degree in Heavy Diesel Technology
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.