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Fleet Shop Foreman

Application Deadline: August 06, 2020 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $49,528


Job Bargaining Unit Union
Class Title Shop Foreman Bureau Support Services
Pay Grade FS10 (49,528) Division Logistics
Grade Civilian Section Fleet
FLSA Status Non-exempt (FLSA Code)
EEO Category Skilled Craft
Safety Sensitive Position YES
MAG approval 7/2020

Job Summary

Work involves supervising the fleet staff, planning, coordinating and inspecting the repair and servicing a wide variety of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment. Responsibilities also include formulating and developing unit goals and objectives as well as providing technical assistance and training. Work is performed independently in accordance with established procedures; however, general supervision is provided by the Logistics Commander who will review the work for completeness and adherence to safe and standard repair practices. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.

Essential Job Functions
  • 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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • 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

Education or Equivalent Experience Required

ASE Certification. Four years of skilled journeyman-level experience in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment; two years supervisory experience preferred. High school diploma or GED. Prefer a two-year degree in acceptable field. Must not be on any of the following types of probationary status: new hire, rehire, disciplinary probation. Possession of a valid Class A Florida Driver's license and appropriate endorsements (or ability to obtain one within six months of hire date. Ability to maintain insurability under the Vehicle Insurance Policy.

Equipment Used

Automotive diagnostic equipment / Air tools / Basic mechanic tools and equipment / Wrecker / Air Conditioner Recycler / Hydraulic lift / Anti-Freeze Recycler / Tire Change and Balancer / Multiple types of vehicles

Physical Effort Required

Occasional lifting up to 45 pounds; frequent lifting 10 to 25 pounds. Repeated bending, crouching, stooping, climbing, kneeling, twisting, stretching or crawling. Standing or walking for long periods. Frequent use of hands to feel, operate handle tools or controls as well as reaching with hands and arms. Vision ability include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions

Constant exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and gases, moving mechanical parts and machinery, exposure to changes in temperature, humidity, dust, excessive noise levels, and frequently in cramped body positions.

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, national origin, gender, religion, Vietnam or disabled veteran status, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Date posted: July 28, 2020

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