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Lakeland Electric Maintenance Mechanic II in Lakeland, Florida

This is highly skilled lead work in the repair and maintenance to buildings, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and other various types of equipment. Work involves the responsibility for the performance of a variety of building trades and tasks in general maintenance work. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion.


  • Leads, guides, trains and monitors work of level I mechanics and trainees.
  • Oversees and performs various repairs and adjustment to plumbing electrical fixtures, doors, windows and locks, pump controls and small engines.
  • Changes ballast and transformers on light fixtures.
  • Assist in repairs to electrical circuits.
  • Repairs and replace low voltage systems.
  • Creates, receives, and delegates work orders.
  • Diagnoses and resolves difficult and complex problems.
  • Assists and performs repairs to air-conditioning systems, such as changing compressors, repair and recharging with freon and checking electrical circuits on units.
  • Installs and repairs low voltage HVAC controls.
  • Trouble shots and repairs electrical and low voltage systems and controls.
  • Operates maintenance equipment, fabricates metal articles, repairs roofs, repairs guttering, doors, windows and other building systems.
  • Assist in CCTV, card reader access, making keys and security software configuration and programming.
  • Performs various repairs and adjustments on security cameras and access control systems.
  • Assist with the City's key and lock system.
  • Assists in performing all duties of level I Maintenance Mechanic.
  • May be required to work overtime or alternate hours as necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • Position is designated Mission Critical. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:


  • High school diploma from an accredited school or its equivalent

  • Five (5) years of experience in a variety of building trades work at the journey level.
  • Must have successfully completed training in the areas of gas and electric welding, brazing, soldering and air conditioning.
  • Certification of Summit Tracer Operations course
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Type-I, Type-II Refrigeration Service Engineers Society license on proper refrigerants practices


  • Must possess and maintain a valid state of Florida driver's license with appropriate endorsements as are required by the employing department.
  • Must carry a pager linked to the City's Tracer Summit alert system (Public Works only). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Skilled and trained in the installation and troubleshooting of access control systems.

  • Skilled in operation and troubleshooting of building automation systems
  • Knowledge of the practices, methods, and tools of the building maintenance trade.
  • Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of air-conditioning equipment.
  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions pertaining to various mechanical trades.
  • Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of electrical fixtures.
  • Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of low voltage systems.
  • Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of plumbing systems and fixtures.
  • Skill in the use of a wide range of building trade tools and shop equipment.
  • Ability to understand and work from sketches, penciled layouts, rough plans and specifications.
  • Ability to design and fabricate miscellaneous iron, steel and metal work.
  • Ability to keep detailed records and to make reports on equipment being serviced.
  • Must have knowledge of the Trane Summit Controls equipment and software applications for building automation.
  • Ability to use a computer to operate building automation systems.
  • Ability to use electronic work order system
  • Access Control System and Camera Systems WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Medium work that involves walking, standing, stooping, jumping, stretching, or lifting all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis or exceptional skill, adeptness, and speed in the use of fingers, hands, or limbs in tasks involving very close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

  • The job risks exposure to bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, vibration, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery.
  • The job requires normal visual acuity, and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.

*All City of Lakeland positions are subject to testing (e.g. written, oral, performance, computerized, interview, and/or any combination). Candidates selected for testing will be notified via email or telephone. Please check your e-mail and telephone messages regularly, including "junk" folders. Test times and locations to be announced. *

The City of Lakeland is a drug free workplace. This position is considered a mandatory testing position, which is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. All City of Lakeland positions are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing. As a condition of employment you will be required to pass the pre-employment drug test in accordance with Florida Statute 440.102.


Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic II

Closing Date/Time: Wed. 04/01/20 4:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $19.95 - $30.95 Hourly $1,596.00 - $2,476.00 Biweekly $3,458.00 - $5,364.67 Monthly $41,496.00 - $64,376.00 Annually

Job Type: Full Time Regular

Location: City of Lakeland, Employment Services, 500 N. Lake Parker Avenue, Lakeland, Florida

Department: PW 11