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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 592I
Category: Maintenance Trades & Labor


Supervise assigned personnel and direct the activities of a media maintenance department.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Under general direction, with delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, conduct training, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary actions. 

Provide technical support such as: assigning and reviewing maintenance and repair activities; writing specifications for the purchase of media equipment; consulting on the planning, design, and installation of media equipment and systems; developing and implementing preventive maintenance programs; assisting in the development of budget requests; monitoring budgets.

Typical Work

Provides technical instruction and guidance to Media Maintenance personnel on repair, operation, and installation procedures; 

Establishes work schedules, instructs and directs difficult work operations; inspects work in progress and assures that standards of quality required by work are met; 

Surveys, researches, designs, and develops partial or complete media systems; evaluates new equipment to determine applications and limitations; 

Analyzes media systems and identifies appropriate maintenance requirements;  

Develops and monitors preventive maintenance programs; 

Writes maintenance specifications for audio-visual, telecommunications, and media equipment and systems;  

Assists in budget preparation and monitors budget expenditures; 

Purchases (or directs the purchase of) parts and supplies; oversees inventory control; 

Consults with faculty and staff on equipment purchases and media installations; provides cost estimates when requested; 

Assists in formulating and enforcing safety rules and assures cleanliness in accordance with area requirements; 

Repairs and maintains various audio, video, audio-visual, television, satellite, or other media equipment or systems; 

May perform limited maintenance or repair on computers; 

Performs related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification.  It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

One year of experience as a Media Maintenance Technician 3 or Lead 


Five years of experience as a media maintenance technician 


Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New class adopted March 7, 1973.
Class revision; adopted September 19, 1975.
Class revision; adopted October 6, 1989.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 3532), general revision; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.