UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

SPORTS EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7169 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

DEFINITION

Under general supervision of the equipment manager, or equivalent, maintain, repair, fit, issue, and receive athletic equipment and garments.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class are distinguished by repair, maintenance, and inventory responsibilities under direction of an Equipment Manager within a large varsity athletic unit or recreational facility for fittings and major/minor repair and maintenance of athletic equipment and garments.

TYPICAL WORK

Inspect, modify, repair, and maintain athletic equipment and clothing including sewing, riveting, painting, stringing, etc.;

Fit athletes with uniforms and equipment; issue and receive equipment;

Maintain required health, safety, and security practices in locker room and games areas; maintain records of equipment purchases and utilization;

Assist in training of student managers in equipment maintenance and accountability;

May operate spotting tables, washers, extractors, and dryers to launder soiled clothing and equipment; use correct procedures to include proper water and steam temperatures, and correct types and amounts of soaps and bleaches in washing and drying athletic garments as necessary;

Assign and maintain lockers for athletes;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High School graduation and two years of full-time experience; or vocational school education in equipment repair and maintenance. Six months of additional experience may be substituted for educational requirements.

Examination Requirements

A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability, and other elements which are established through job analysis.

New Class: 1-18-74

New To CSA: 5-1-00
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05