In the Department of Transportation, this class is accountable for supervising a maintenance and repair garage for automotive and highway maintenance equipment.
Receives general direction from the Transportation Equipment General Supervisor or an employee of higher grade.
Supervises Department of Transportation Crew Leaders and Maintainers, Qualified Craft Workers, and other lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans garage work; establishes and maintains garage procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; inspects vehicles and equipment to determine extent of repairs; performs or closely supervises intricate repair jobs involving special assignments; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of and ability to diagnose motor and equipment problems and to use complicated testing equipment and welding devices; knowledge of record keeping and inventory procedures; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; skill in operation, repair and maintenance of automotive and highway maintenance equipment; supervisory ability.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Five (5) years' experience in the repair and maintenance of automotive and highway maintenance equipment.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been as a highly skilled mechanic.
For State employees, the Special Experience will be interpreted at or above the level of Qualified Craft Worker (Automotive and Mechanical Equipment) or Department of Transportation Maintainer 4.
Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of the subject requirements in automotive repair may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
The appointing authority may require the possession of appropriate current licenses or permits during employment in this class.
Employees appointed to positions in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties. A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents may be required to lift; may be exposed to some risk of injury from equipment.
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group TC 21 approved effective March 19, 1992. (Revised to implement SCOPE compensation)