FLEET SERVICES MECHANIC LEADWORKER
Pay Range 292
This classification, as a regular and recurring part of the job, leads employees in the day-to-day operations of work within the fleet maintenance shop of Fleet Services Department. Leadworker performs heavy equipment mechanic work as well as the same work that is done by the group led; serve as supervisor in the absence of supervisor.
EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples. Any one position may not perform all listed tasks.)
1. Assist the
planning the work
maintain in touch
with the progress
of work and make
finished work of
accurate status of
work in progress,
work completed and
ordered to the day
and test a variety
cards and writes
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION
Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of standard practices and procedures, materials and equipment used in the maintenance, repairing and overhauling of heavy road maintenance equipment; considerable knowledge of diesel powered equipment; considerable knowledge of safety procedures.
Safe operation of
wide variety of
equipment problems Ability to: Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; lead and motivate support staff; diagnose equipment problems; manage time efficiently, make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; maintain accurate records; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; courteously meet and deal effectively with employees, vendors, contractors, public agencies and the public.
training: Five years progressively responsible work experience in heavy equipment repair which includes three years verifiable supervision of three or more employees. Experience and training should be a combination of experience and training as an apprentice and as a journey-level heavy duty mechanic, in a heavy equipment dealership or as a lead heavy duty mechanic OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training. At time of appointment, must possess valid Oregon commercial driver's license.
qualifications: Automotive Service Excellence certificates or factory training certificates; welding and fabricating experience.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OF THIS POSITION
This classification works with supervision from the fleet maintenance supervisor who discusses work assignments orally and in writing before the second shift begins. Recurring routine assignments are independently performed by employee on basis of past experience. Employees estimates time and materials and manages time efficiently. Employee uses initiative and judgment in completing routine assignments and interpretation of general administrative or operational policies and procedures is sometimes necessary. Significant deviations require prior approval. Work is checked at completion of projects. Employees may or may not work in proximity of supervisor.
Work is performed within established departmental policy and procedure; heavy road maintenance equipment service manuals and reference books; union contract agreements, safety rules and regulations. Employee uses independent judgment in interpreting and choosing appropriate guidelines; refers to supervisor in unusual situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is performed in shop areas which may require bending, climbing, crawling, gripping with hands and fingers, hearing alarms and voice conversation, keyboarding, kneeling, lifting up to 50 pounds, pulling, pushing, standing, stooping, twisting and walking. Work is performed with common exposure to with common exposure to exhaust fumes and chemicals. Work is performed in an environment which involves everyday risks or discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions. A reasonable amount of driving is required.