Car Shop Supervisor G17

Columbus Consolidated Government Columbus , GA 31914

Posted 2 months ago

Major Duties and Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental Questions

Supervises the day-to-day operations of the Car and Tire Shop which includes the ordering of all supplies, the repair of all shop tools and lifts, the purchasing of tools, coordination of repairs on 1,156 various types of passenger vehicles and light trucks. Processing repair orders to include closing out repair orders, coordinating the outsourcing of vehicle repairs, diagnosing vehicles to determine what repairs are needed, and the best practice for repairs.

Organizes personnel work schedules, training, vacations, service calls, and weekend on-call rosters; prepare timesheets; participates in the selection of new employees; evaluates the work of subordinates and recommends terminations. Maintain adequate staffing levels to accommodate the needs of both shops. This includes approving vacation and adjusting staffing due to standard absences.

Writes annual performance evaluations for staff which includes maintaining coaching logs, improvement plans, and training where required. Direct Supervision of all staff assigned to the Car Shop and the Tire Shop to include inmates. All staff has varying skill sets.

Provide formal maintenance instruction to personnel; plans, develops, organizes, and conducts training for maintenance personnel in the proper service repair and maintenance of passenger vehicles, vans, and Public Safety pursuit vehicles. Reviews preventative maintenance programs to ensure we are working with the best practices for various types of vehicles, light trucks, and passenger vans. Works with the Fleet Manager in organizing and developing specifications for new purchases, installation and determination of warranty parts, major equipment repairs, and all outsourcing of repairs this includes verifying the quality of repair and documenting all issues for the Fleet Manager.

Maintains a professional relationship with all Departments, Divisions, and Vendors to include the NAPA store representatives to ensure accurate and appropriate parts are available for repairs to all equipment needs within the Car Shop. Works closely with the Warranty Coordinator to ensure warranties are identified and adhered to. Assist with the development of short and long-term goals for the Car Shop and Tire Shop, maintenance plans, and programs to include employee development plans.

Responsible for routine administrative approvals; determine the most cost-effective and efficient way to repair equipment.

Ensure the proper labor hour cost, repair cost, and other costs are documented and applied to the Shop Fax Databases System. Daily management of the Tire Shop includes but is not limited to diagnosing problems, determining the proper size, installation and removal, and disposal of all scrap tires in accordance with State and Federal Laws.

Customer Service advocate as well as a problem solver. Provide continuous improvement on administrative processes within the Car/Tire Shops. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Communication skills, written and verbal; exceptional interpersonal skills. Vast knowledge of advanced passenger vehicles as well as pursuit vehicle systems to include the mechanics, pumping systems, electrical systems, heating, and air conditioning systems and the technology sufficient to diagnose and authorize repairs and accurately evaluate the work of employees involved in maintaining this equipment.

Extensive knowledge of the maintenance of all types of passenger vehicles, vans, flatbed trucks, pick-up trucks, and pursuit vehicles. The ability to maintain best practices for automotive maintenance based on national recognized best practices. Extensive knowledge on the proper installation and removal of all size tires, auto parts, the requisition of parts, various uses, and types of oil.

Knowledge of Supervisory techniques to include computing cost analysis on repairs, employee training, progressive discipline, and performance evaluations. An applicable understanding of Fleet Maintenance operations to include maintenance, repairs, upkeep of current and future stationary equipment, lubricant needs, parts, part requisition, and inventory methods. Vast knowledge of various diagnosing and management programs used and available for gasoline and some diesel engines.

Skill in the reading and understanding of automotive blueprints and schematics. Knowledge of basic mathematics. Applicable knowledge of safety practices and procedures specifically those used in large maintenance shops.

Knowledge of the use of shop equipment and tools. Master Certification in the disciplines of auto mechanics and some diesel mechanics.

Knowledge and skill in the use of personal computers, mobile computers, diagnostic systems, scanners, wands, and other technology used in automotive mechanics.

Knowledge in the guidelines for automotive shops which includes but is not limited to the guidelines from OSHA, EPA regulations, safety guidelines, laws governing the supervision of inmates, National Fire Prevention Association guidelines, and Public Services Rules and Regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation in application.


Minimum Educational and Training Requirements:

Knowledge and level of competency are commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with high school education. Sufficient experience to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with five to ten years of active experience working in this capacity, in automotive mechanics; vocational training, or service and the ability to continue to learn as the industry changes.

Associate Degree and/or ASE Certifications in all disciplines preferred. Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. This position is required to supervise state inmate labor. The employee must pass the Department of Corrections three-day certification within the time frame required by this department which is normally six months but may be altered.

Physical Requirements:

The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, or walking. The employee occasionally lifts heavy objects and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.

The work is typically performed in an office, library, computer room, or outdoors where the employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.



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