Fleet Shop Foreman
Application Deadline: August 06, 2020 17:00
Pay Rate: Starting Salary $49,528
- Participates in the preparation of the unit operating budget recommendations; authorizes the purchase of materials, expenditures to control cost and calculates economic life expectancy of equipment/vehicles.
- Prepares and maintains records of repairs made, inspections completed, materials used, and time spent performing job tasks.
- Participates in the selection of staff and provides hands-on training to ensure safe and proper work methods are used while utilizing tools and equipment.
- Schedules, coordinates and inspects the work of vendors engaged in overhaul, repair and maintenance of gas and/or diesel-powered trucks and equipment (includes engines, fuel, electrical hydraulic, power transmission systems and body/chassis parts).
- Determines personnel schedules and work priorities as well as material and equipment required for assigned jobs. Provides technical assistance and guidance to fleet staff.
- Researches new systems and technologies and participates in planning and developing future projects and upgrades in areas of assigned responsibility.
- Schedules work to prepare new vehicles and equipment with custom installations and to perform preventive maintenance and repair.
- Provides technical guidance to mechanics.
- Coordinates major radio repair schedule with contractors.
- Estimates labor, material and equipment required to complete assignments utilizing Work Management system computer program.
- Maintains maintenance and inventory records of repairs made, materials used, and time spent performing job tasks.
- Maintains inventory of radio equipment; analyzes, charges and properly disposes of rechargeable laptop and radio batteries in accordance with Universal Waste Management Program.
- Interprets manuals, blueprints, specifications, schematics, sketches and drawings.
- Fabricates and installs special purpose vehicle modifications including control panels, cabinets, brackets and other mounting devices.
- Installs, repairs, maintains and removes a variety of equipment/vehicle-mounted equipment and systems including bullhorn speakers, traffic advisory warning lights and early warning systems, such as radios, sirens and lights in vehicles; will test and replace components and bulbs.
- Installs, calibrates, programs, tests, troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electronic voice and data communications equipment; includes mobile data terminals/ laptops, data modems and antenna equipment.
- Installs and tests port replicators, wiring and modems; grounds circuitry for proper protection again unplanned thermal evens and to ensure proper operations over the vehicle's life cycle.
- Utilizes a variety of hand and power tools and operates a variety of electronic and electronic testing equipment to test, troubleshoot and diagnose problems with signal strength and reception sensitivity
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by the work environment.
- Ability to assist in the development of unit goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and internal controls.
- Ability to diagnose problems, recommend repairs, plan and coordinate work schedules, estimate job task timelines, and evaluate the work of others; includes working with other agency units and other agencies.
- Ability to work under deadlines with constant interruptions. Ability to prepare and maintain work records.
- Ability to operate all CCSO vehicles and equipment provided to service such vehicles.
- Ability to comprehend automotive and equipment manuals
- Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
- Knowledge of and ability to train staff on the hazards and required safety precautions involved in the work.
- Knowledge of the use, care, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of automotive engines, including wiring systems, electrical systems, transmissions and brakes
Date posted: July 28, 2020
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