Personal Protection Equipment Supervisor

Austin, TX

Position Overview:

Austin Water’s Tech Shops team provides a diverse range of services including maintaining SCBA equipment, lite fabrication and welding, fiber optic repairs on sewer cameras, repairing Vactor truck hoses and fittings and troubleshooting onboard electronics, conducting pump and other small engine repairs during prescribed wildland burns, and servicing and repairing a variety of hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical repairs on equipment from three shop locations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus five (5) years of experience in the diagnosis, maintenance, testing, and repair of complex or intricate personal protection, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electromechanical equipment including two (2) years in a supervisory or lead capacity.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Valid Class C Driver License
  • Must be able to obtain the vendor certification within eight (8) months of acceptance of position.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience managing or acting in a lead role for an equipment repair facility or mechanic shop.
  • Demonstrated experience providing excellent internal and external customer service, facilitating resolution of customer issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing inventory repairs and lifespan.
  • Database experience and the ability to collect and analyze historical data, identify trends, and make equipment repair recommendations based on your analysis.
  • Experience using an electronic work order system/computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) similar to Maximo and Infor.
  • Experience with the budgeting process, including identifying needs, creating budgets and monitoring spending.


Tim Louviere Service Ctr, 6301-B Harold Court, 78721

Days and Hours:

  • Monday – Friday, 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM, with some flexibility.
  • Other hours as required to meet the needs of 24/7 utility operations.
  • No tele-work option

Salary Range: $28.04 – $34.34

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