An incumbent in this class is responsible for supervising the operation of a major District Shop or the Statewide Rebuild Shop.
Supervises subordinate technical and support personnel.
Nature and Scope
The incumbent works with general supervision from an administrative/technical superior. A class incumbent plans and implements maintenance programs, schedules and coordinates maintenance and repairs of vehicles and equipment and maintains shop records. An incumbent supervises skilled mechanics in diagnosis and repair work ranging from routine to highly complex repair/rebuild work. An incumbent must be highly knowledgeable of all diagnostic equipment including computerized vehicle analyzer.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Supervises, instructs and provides guidance to personnel engaged in the maintenance, repair and/or rebuild of a wide variety of vehicles, including automobiles, trucks, construction equipment and their related mechanical and hydraulic components.
Prepares schedules of repair operations and assigns priorities.
Implements and monitors preventive maintenance programs for all assigned vehicles and equipment.
Coordinates the repair and maintenance work scheduled with the operational requirements of the Department.
Inspects automotive equipment to determine the extent and type of repair work necessary.
Makes recommendations as to the feasibility of repairing equipment at the facility or the central component shop.
Reviews completed jobs for adherence to acceptable standards and practices of quality and timeliness.
Maintains and reviews history record cards for all vehicles and equipment and makes recommendations as to whether the same should be repaired or replaced.
Makes decisions on cost effectiveness of in-house repair/rebuild or other source replacement of equipment.
Maintains written records and files concerning personnel and materials.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, equipment and trade practices necessary to repair/rebuild complex components.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Knowledge of the principles of the operation of the internal combustion engine (gasoline and diesel) and of the mechanical repair of automotive and construction equipment.
Knowledge of administrative and supervisory practices and techniques.
Knowledge of the records system used with personnel and in the automotive maintenance and repair operation.
Skill in directing repair/rebuild process of complex components.
Skill in interpretation of specification data sheets and manuals.
Skill in the use of diagnostic equipment.
Skill in diagnosing and advising on highly complex repair problems regarding automotive equipment.
Ability to accurately assess estimates of time, materials and costs.
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with associates and the public.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Automotive Supervisor II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Three years experience in diagnosing, repairing, rebuilding and calibrating light and heavy-duty engines, power trains, stabilizing mechanisms and related equipment requiring multiple integrated calibrations.
Three years experience in troubleshooting and repairing integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and related systems on vehicles and equipment.
Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
Possession of a valid Driver’s License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).