Grounds, Service/Tire Technician

Job category: Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test: Non Exempt
Reports to: Grounds Supervisor/Shop Foreman
Date Revised: August 1, 2016
Dept./School: Maintenance

Primary purpose

Responsible for maintaining and repairing all tire repairs, trailers, brakes, lighting, suspension, axels, wheel bearings and wiring. Responsible for performing preventative maintenance and oil filter changes on all equipment.



High School diploma or GED

Valid Texas Driver’s license with good driving record/CDL preferred

Experience preferred with trailers

Experience with various types of grounds equipment

Ability to complete additional duties assigned


Minimum two (2) years’ experience

Experience with tire repairs and tire equipment tools

Experience with trailer repairs and trailer wiring

Special knowledge/skills

Inspect, diagnose, adjust and repair mechanical problems on all maintenance equipment

Keep accurate services records on each piece of equipment and perform preventive maintenance

Ability to use specialty testing tools properly and safely

Report any damages to equipment to Shop Foreman

Ability to order and maintain supplies

Ability to follow directions

Ability to handle high-volume, fast paced work loads

Ability to get along with others

Ability to complete assignments in a timely and workable manner

Major responsibilities and duties

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Must be skilled with a variety of lawn tools
Ability to climb on and off equipment
Frequently lift 10 to 80 pounds
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.