Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
93180 07 ST J3 N 541-RP 09/01/1994
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12/01/1968 93180


DEFINITION: This is administrative and technical work in supervising and coordinating automotive maintenance and repair activities in a district comparable in complexity to a highways district or a department having a large central garage with a number of field installations.

An employee in this class assists in directing the inspection and maintenance program for a department having a large central garage with a number of field installations; or supervises the inspection and maintenance of all automotive equipment and garages in a highway district or a district of comparable complexity; or provides technical advise on the repair, maintenance, and modification of automotive equipment and facilities in a highway region. Work involves planning and supervising the work of, or acting in a technical advisory capacity to, automotive mechanics, foremen, and other garage personnel engaged in the repair, reconditioning, modification, and servicing of automotive equipment. Work includes conducting or directing the conduct of inspections of automotive equipment, garages, shops and storage areas, and making recommendations to insure maximum effectiveness in facility, utilization, and maintenance. Work is performed with considerable independence but is reviewed by a technical or administrative superior for program effectiveness and adherence to established policies and standards.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Plans and assigns work to automotive foremen and mechanics and reviews work for results and adherence to established policies and standards.

Supervises the preparation and processing of requisitions, invoices, time cards, and automotive maintenance records.

Supervises the conduct, or conducts inspection of assigned automotive equipment and maintenance facilities to determine proper utilization and maintenance.

Outlines procedures for subordinates in the performance of highly complicated and difficult repairs.

Arranges for major equipment repairs at recognized privately operated garages in various geographical areas throughout the Commonwealth when the departmental facilities are inadequate.

Determines whether old or wrecked automobiles and construction vehicles should be repaired or scrapped; checks and condemns tools and equipment for salvage.

Investigates causes of accidents involving state owned and operated automotive equipment.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of standard methods, practices, and tools used in repair of automotive equipment.

Considerable knowledge of the construction, operation, and maintenance of automotive equipment, including equipment used on road maintenance and construction.

Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and precautionary measures applicable to maintenance, repair, and operation of automotive equipment.

Skill in the use of tools and in the operation and use of automotive shop machines and equipment.

Ability to provide expert mechanical advice and to direct the work of a large staff of foremen and mechanics.

Ability to maintain and control clerical processes and to prepare clear and concise reports.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and associates.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Four years of journeyman level experience in the repair and maintenance of automotive equipment, including two years of experience in a supervisory of administrative capacity.