City of Pueblo Transit Shop Foreman in Pueblo, Colorado

Transit Shop Foreman

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Transit Shop Foreman

Salary

$22.86 - $25.56 Hourly

Location

CO, CO

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Transit

Job Number

1901-T9020

Closing

1/23/2019 11:59 PM Mountain

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Descriptive Statement

Under the general supervision of the Maintenance and Facilities Supervisor, this non-exempt position supervises the utility workers and the bus/automotive mechanical work in maintenance and repair of ordinary, heavy, and specialized automotive vehicles and equipment.

This job description is an overview and is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It's not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the functions and tasks required of the position.

Duties & Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains a customer / employee friendly environment;

  • Coordinates repair and maintenance services to obtain maximum utilization of equipment and prevent operational delays;

  • Prioritizes the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment and creates employee schedules;

  • Prepares estimates and arranges approval for repairs;

  • Plans, assigns, supervises, inspects, evaluates and participates in the work of subordinate fleet employees;

  • Maintains and updates utilization, repair and overall cost files and records in accordance with established procedures;

  • Accountable for procurement of equipment, materials, supplies and parts required to maintain the equipment and garages;

  • Monitors work activities to ensures compliance with OSHA, safety standards, Transit regulations, environmental regulations, and other established policies and procedures;

  • Makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures;

  • Assists in the formulation of the annual budget;

  • Responds to emergency situations while on call.

IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS:

  • Participate in the selection of staff;

  • Perform the duties of similar classifications of an equal or lower pay grade;

  • Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of automotive and heavy equipment.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Solid work ethic

  • Honest

  • Decision maker

  • Team player

  • Loyal

Physical Requirements:

The physical standards an employee must meet in order to perform the essential job duties with or without a reasonable accommodation include, but are not limited to:

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling equipment, supplies, and baggage weighing up to 80 pounds;

  • Respond quickly to sounds;

  • Move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces;

  • See and respond to dangerous situations;

  • Operating buffers, steamers, hoses, vacuums, and other equipment;

  • Safely climb ladders while carrying 40 pounds;

  • Continuous movement, including constant hand motion;

  • Use of manual dexterity;

  • Good speech communication, hearing, and listening for effective communication with others;

  • Ability to deal with moderate levels of stress including transit operation situations, irate passengers, other employees.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the operating and mechanical features of ordinary, heavy and specialized automotive vehicles and equipment;

  • Thorough knowledge of the advanced methods, diagnostic equipment, techniques, tools, general equipment, materials, and shop practices involved in motor vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair;

  • Knowledge of the principles of supervision, training, and performance management;

  • Knowledge of the principles and best practices of filing and record keeping, and skill and ability to maintain operating records and reports;

  • Demonstrated mechanical ability in gasoline and diesel engines is required;

  • Ability to plan, organize, assign, supervise and evaluate the work of mechanics and related workers;

  • Knowledge of modern administrative and supervisory techniques used in the operation of a parts/tool room in a fleet maintenance program;

  • Knowledge and ability of OSHA, safety and environmental regulations;

  • Ability to work successfully with and provide good customer service to supervisors, other City employees, the public and other agencies and organizations;

  • Knowledge of and ability in using Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet Explorer;

  • Knowledge of and ability in data entry and information retrieval from computerized information systems;

  • Knowledge, skill and ability to successfully perform the essential duties of the Mechanic A classification;

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing;

  • Ability to perform data entry, and to maintain related records, including computerized inventory and stock control accountability systems;

  • Ability to adapt readily to transit operations and make decisions on bus operations as necessary;

  • Ability to multitask;

  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all coworkers and the general public and to use good judgment in recognizing scope of authority;

  • Ability to learn, to interpret, and to apply company policies and work independently without immediate and constant supervision;

  • Ability to deal with moderate levels of stress including transit operation situations, being on time, irate passengers, other employees

Minimum Qualifications

In addition to the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above, the position requires:

  • Sixty (60) semester hours, an associate degree or higher education from an accredited college or university (Graduation from a certified vocational school with an emphasis in automotive or diesel repair will substitute for one year of the required education);

  • At least three (3) years of successful, experience as a mechanic in a motor assembly, automobile repair or machine shop, or automotive parts jobber;

  • At least four (4) years of experience in a supervisory capacity in a related environment;

  • A valid Class A/B CDL with Air Brake Endorsement by date of application.

    OR

  • A high school diploma, G.E.D., or higher education;

  • At least four (4) years of successful, experience as a mechanic in a motor assembly, automobile repair or machine shop, or automotive parts jobber;

  • At least four (4) years of experience in a supervisory capacity in a related environment; and

  • A.S.E. Master Bus (H) certified (Each additional A.S.E. Certification will substitute for one year of the mechanic experience. Graduation from a certified vocational school with an emphasis in automotive or diesel repair will substitute for one year of the mechanic.)

  • A valid Class A/B CDL with Air Brake Endorsement by date of application.

Pueblo Transit offers a comprehensive benefit package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Our retirement plan is through Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association.

01

Indicate your highest level of completed education.

  • Less than a high school diploma or equivalent

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Some college, no degree

  • Some college and graduation from a certified vocational school with an emphasis in automotive or diesel repair

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • Some Graduate level education or higher

02

Please indicate your experience level as a mechanic in a motor assembly, automobile repair or machine shop, or automotive parts jobber.

  • No experience

  • 1 year or less

  • 2 Years

  • 3 Years

  • 4 Years

  • 5-9 Years

  • 10 or More Years

03

Please indicate your level of formal supervisory work experience in a related environment (In your answer, please EXCLUDE any work experience where the official duties did not include full formal supervisory authority over the assigned staff).

  • I have no formal supervisory experience

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year

  • 2-3 Years

  • 4-5 Years

  • 6-7 Years

  • 8-9 Years

  • 10 or More Years

04

Do you have a valid Class A/B CDL with Air Brake Endorsement?

  • Yes

  • No

05

Please list any/all A.S.E Certifications you have.

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Agency

City of Pueblo

Address

301 West B Street

Pueblo, Colorado, 81003

Phone

719-553-2635

Website

http://www.pueblo.us/jobs