NATURE OF WORK
This is supervisory work in the maintenance, repair, overhaul, and cleaning of Mass Transit Division vehicles.
Work involves acting as mechanic supervisor or service line supervisor in planning and scheduling the activities of mechanics and maintenance personnel during an assigned shift. Employees in this class assign the work of skilled mechanic, utility persons and cleaners, and provide technical instruction and assistance as required. Work is performed under general supervision of an administrative superior who reviews work for conformance with established policies and procedures and desired results.
Supervises subordinates engaged in the maintenance, repair, overhaul, and cleaning of mass transit vehicles on an assigned shift.
Schedules and assigns work orders to mechanics and utility persons; inspects work in progress; provides technical instruction and assistance as required.
Instructs personnel in the proper and safe use of tools and equipment.
Provides liaison between the transit maintenance and operations facilities; keeps dispatchers informed as to the availability of vehicles.
Coordinates the routine servicing, cleaning and refueling of vehicles for daily use.
Prepares and submits performance and personnel reports; recommends disciplinary action as necessary.
May be required to act as superintendent of maintenance in his absence.
Perform related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of the principles and procedures of public passenger vehicle maintenance, repair, and overhaul.
Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools used in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of internal combustion engines.
Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Ability to plan, assign, inspect and coordinate the work of skilled mechanics, mechanic apprentices and semiskilled personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to plan and execute a preventative maintenance program.
Ability to prepare clear and concise oral and written reports.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
Skill in the use and care of various shop tools, machinery and equipment involved in maintenance, overhaul and repair of automotive equipment.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Successful completion of job related tests. Four (4) years experience as a mechanic in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of heavy duty vehicles and equipment including some experience in a supervisory capacity desired.
Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisors Association (GSA) - S
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E5/76 R05/2012