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AUTO/DIESEL MECHANIC SUPERVISOR

The Auto/Diesel Mechanic Supervisor is responsible for the maintenance and care of a fleet of motor vehicles. This position is governed by state and

Class Code:

S036C

Job Grade:

GS05

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Provides general supervision of the work of auto/diesel mechanics by prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, and reviewing work performed to ensure technical accuracy and compliance with established policies and procedures. Provides service, maintenance, and repair of motor vehicles and performs complex testing and diagnostics, to troubleshoot problems using computers and scanners. Rebuilds automobile and diesel engines, heavy equipment, and transmissions including the removal and disassembly of defective parts. Performs diagnostic and system checks to determine what repairs are necessary, and makes recommendations for required maintenance. Interviews and makes recommendations to hire; performs subordinate mechanic evaluations; reviews and inspects work completed by subordinate mechanics. Prepares estimates of time, parts, and materials needed to make repairs and orders mechanical parts and equipment as needed. Prepares various forms and log sheets of maintenance records for vehicle reports and compares invoices to records and processes for payment. Designs, fabricates, and welds cabs, truck beds, and trailers. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices. Knowledge of the mechanical and electrical operations and maintenance of most motor vehicles and systems. Knowledge of manufacturer’s specifications and recommendations for diagnosis, testing, and repair of motor vehicles. Knowledge of the mechanical operation of diesel and gasoline engines. Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and failures and recommend required repairs, as necessary. Ability to organize and supervise the work of subordinate employees. Ability to make mechanical adjustments for service and repair of motor vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education of a high school diploma or G.E.D; plus six years of experience performing mechanic work including one year in a leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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