Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to manage operations and staff involved in performing maintenance and repair services on County-owned vehicles and equipment in an assigned department or area.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Manages, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.
Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; provides progress and activity reports to management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate.
Plans maintenance and repair of fleet equipment; reviews a variety of operational reports; determines whether repairs should be done in-house or by outside vendors or if they are covered by warranty; reviews quotes and analysis of workforce and skills available; dispatches technicians as needed; reviews and approves special order part requests; oversees the installation of GPS monitoring and idling systems on heavy trucks; and assists user departments in use of GPS system website.
Manages parts inventory; audits inventory to ensure the accuracy of inventory reports; approves the introduction of new items; and removes items no longer needed for repairs.
Ensures operational safety and agency compliance; ensures compliance with Department of Transportation, Environmental Protection Division, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards; inspects for and enforces County policies, rules, and regulations; guides technicians in using best service practices; and inspects shop areas for safety and cleanliness.
Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding vehicle purchases; conducts vendor evaluations and vendor visits; conducts pre-delivery inspections; assists in creating vehicle specifications; evaluates bids; and makes purchase recommendations.
Assists in developing and implementing department budget; assists with projecting expenditures for labor, materials, and equipment needs; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget; and prepares and submits budget documentation and reports as requested.
Associate Degree in Automotive Management, Fleet Management or a related field required; five years of experience in supervising fleet maintenance and repair; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.