In the Department of Transportation, Office of Maintenance and Highway Operations, this class is responsible for directing the operations of the Equipment Repair Section.
Receives administrative direction from the Transportation Maintenance Administrator, Transportation Maintenance Director, or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs the Equipment Repair central office or field area staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Directs staff and operations in the Office of Maintenance Equipment Repair Section; coordinates, plans and manages office or Repair Garage activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of office or Repair Garage budget(s); maintains contact with individuals both within and outside of office or Repair Garages who might impact on program activities; directs and supervises the automotive/equipment repair facilities in the Office of Maintenance; directs and supervises the development and writing of specifications for the procurement of automotive, highway maintenance, and other related highway equipment; coordinates the use, maintenance, and repair of all Department owned highway maintenance related equipment; directs and supervises all activities of the Departmentís machine shop; develops designs and specifications for special equipment used in highway maintenance and oversees its construction in the Department's machine shop; directs and supervises staff and activities of the Departmentís service patrol program including vehicle/equipment assignment and repair; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of the design, operational requirements and capacities of automotive equipment, highway maintenance equipment, repair shop equipment, and service patrol equipment; considerable knowledge of principles and methods of determining operational equipment needs and preparing operational equipment programs; considerable knowledge of machine shop, repair garage and service patrol operations; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze equipment repair problems and determine solutions; ability to prepare equipment designs and specifications
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Nine (9) years of experience in a large scale program of automotive and/or highway equipment maintenance.
Three (3) years of the General experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
For State employees the Special Experience will be interpreted at or above the level of Transportation Garage Supervisor.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess appropriate current licenses or permits.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to risk of injury when driving in snowstorms.