Job Description

                                                                                                                                              

GRADE:

3560 (22)

POSITION CONTROL:

3517

C

4

3

DEPARTMENT:

Transportation

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

Director of Transportation

FLSA STATUS:

Exempt

CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent oversees the operations of the garage and fleet maintenance including supervising staff, developing fleet maintenance plans, evaluating progress of operations, and training garage staff. Assists with researching and writing bid specifications and diagnoses, repairs and tests transportation fleet and other District vehicles.

DUTY

NO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

1.        

Supervises garage staff including determining workloads, establishing work schedules, monitoring work performance, approving leave, recommending new hires and terminations, training garage-related procedures, conducting performance evaluations, resolving staff conflicts, and ensuring the garage is run efficiently.

Daily

25%

C4

2.        

Oversees the operations of the garage by identifying needs, creating short and long term plans, evaluating progress, and communicating progress reports to the Director of Transportation. Develops and implements preventative maintenance plans for the fleet.

Daily

25%

C4

3.        

Oversees vehicle repair and preventive maintenance by monitoring maintenance logs and ensuring all vehicles are within federal and state regulations. Schedules work to be done including overseeing emissions testing.

Daily

10%

C4

4.        

Acts as a liaison for the Transportation Department regarding the garage and fleet maintenance to include communicating with outside vendors, staff, and administration. Meets with Human Resources and Risk Management to develop and implement risk management procedures.

Daily

5%

C4

5.        

Monitors budget by tracking expenditures to ensure garage remains within assigned budget and points out any problems to the Director of Transportation. Makes capital equipment purchase recommendations and prepares monthly expenditure reports. Oversees the tracking of warranties and inventory of supplies, parts, and equipment.

Weekly

10%

C4

6.        

Diagnoses, repairs and tests transportation fleet and other District vehicles to include steering and suspension systems, heating and cooling systems, combustion engines, drive lines, brake systems, electrical systems, interior and external body, etc. Completes and documents work orders responds to emergency road calls, and acts as a reserve for bus drivers.

Weekly

10%

B2

7.        

Develops training objectives and trains staff on fleet maintenance goals, objectives, and operations. Provides training materials and documentation. Facilitates staff meetings to discuss opportunities and challenges within the garage.

Weekly

5%

C4

8.        

Assists Director of Transportation with researching and writing bid specifications including specifications for tires, fleet, A/C equipment and other capital equipment purchases. Writes specifications according to codes, laws and regulations that govern transportation of students.

Monthly

5%

B3

9.        

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

As Required

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.

  • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired;
  • Two years of technical training in automotive or heavy equipment maintenance;
  • Six years of mechanic experience;

·         Possession of valid Arizona Department of Transportation Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) with a passenger endorsement within sixty days of hire.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.

  • Possession of automotive service excellence (ASE) certification within 12 months of hire;
  • One year of technical training in automotive and/or heavy equipment maintenance;
  • Three years of supervisory experience;
  • Three years of school bus maintenance experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:

  • Knowing State and Federal laws governing public transportation;
  • Applying budget principles;
  • Understanding gas and diesel internal combustion engines including electrical systems, heating and cooling systems, brake systems, etc.;
  • Applying management theories and practices including supervisory and organizational skills;
  • Resolving staff conflicts;
  • Developing detailed bid specifications;
  • Repairing gas and diesel internal combustion engines including electrical systems, heating and cooling systems, brake systems, etc.;
  • Operating tools and equipment used in repairing gas and diesel internal combustion engines;
  • Using computer software related programs;
  • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.   The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.   The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock.   The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Primary Location: Transportation

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, August 9, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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