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SHOP FOREMAN (TRANSIT)
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
SHOP FOREMAN (TRANSIT) - 0621 Salary

$43,721.60 - $65,582.40 Annually


Location

100 W. McBee Street - Greenville, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION



Job Number

00569


Division

TRANSIT FLEET MAINTENANCE






Closing

6/18/2021 11:59 PM Eastern




Brief Description

Job Summary
Work schedule is 1:30 PM 10:30 PM, Monday through Friday, alternating every 2 weeks to 4:30 PM 1:30 AM. Some Saturdays.

Tools/Tool Box Provided
Uniform/Boots Provided

Under general direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, acts as a working supervisor providing hands-on training, technical support, direction, and assistance in the repair and diagnostic evaluation of vehicles and equipment. Supervises activities of assigned mechanics and ensures accurate and timely repairs. Coordinates required maintenance with operations schedules and federal/state Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. Assists the Fleet Manager in assuring the accuracy of vehicle history records, inspecting paperless shop work orders and oil sample reports. Assists in scheduling fleet campaigns or repairs to improve vehicle performance. Cleans, repairs, and maintains shop equipment. May serve as subject matter expert on the Accident Review and/or Safety Committee as required.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Repair and Replace Vehicles and Equipment: Supervises and assists employees in maintenance and repair tasks for all vehicle systems, including gasoline and diesel engines, battery electric drivetrains, transmissions, 12- and 24-volt electrical systems, engine and transmission computer systems, HVAC systems, and brake systems. Oversee and participate in the repair and/or replacement of defective components as determined through efficient and effective diagnostic troubleshooting procedures. Rebuild components to be reinstalled. Weld metal objects together by means of an oxyacetylene torch or arc welder apparatus. Coordinate with operations and under federal guidelines when scheduling preventative maintenance and other services. Ensure that repairs meet federal/state Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations for safety and accuracy. Conduct quality control inspections of all maintenance work to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations. Test drive vehicles to certify components of repair and to determine any additional repairs that are needed. Return vehicles to service following repairs. Maintain the proper up-to-date files on oil analysis reports and inform Fleet Manager of any abnormal readings.
30%


Conduct Troubleshooting and Diagnostic Evaluations: Read, understand, and comprehend detailed troubleshooting procedures/schematics. Methodically follow step-by-step troubleshooting procedures to locate the defective component. Utilize experience to diagnose problems not clearly defined by troubleshooting manuals. Logically determine the most efficient and cost-effective repair to minimize downtime and impact on department budget. Assist mechanics in properly diagnosing defects.
30%


Supervise Mechanics: Supervise mechanics including handling employee concerns, directing work assignments, counseling and disciplining employees when necessary, and conducting employee performance appraisals. Provide input on hiring/disciplinary actions and work objectives/effectiveness and realign work as needed. Ensure proper training and methodically explain step-by-step procedures to perform assigned tasks. Attend external training opportunities to broaden the scope of knowledge. Document and investigate safety issues or concerns directly observed or reported by front-line employees. Conduct and document a preliminary hazard analysis of reported safety issues or concerns. Support management in the implementation and continuous improvement of Safety Management System processes and activities. Monitor compliance with Greenlinks Agency Safety Plan.
25%


Respond to Road Calls: Respond to road calls with service truck and repair vehicle on site when possible. When necessary, participate in preparing vehicle to be towed and ensure vehicle`s return to shop.
15%


Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Job Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent.
Over four years of experience in hands-on vehicle repair to include two years of lead worker or supervisor experience.
Completion of level III City Competency Classification test.


Preferred Qualifications
Experience working on transit buses or diesel engines.


Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) with passenger endorsement within 3 weeks of hire.
Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Driver`s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement within 3 months of hire.

Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Electrical systems, air systems, chassis and suspension, HVAC, diesel engines and transmissions.
Failure diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance practices common to buses and heavy vehicles.
The procedures and technical methods utilized in the testing, repair and adjustment of radio and other electronic communications equipment.
Genfare Fare collection system repair and maintenance.
Intelligent Transit System repair and maintenance.
Electrical and gas welding.
OSHA and safe working practices and procedures.


Ability to:
Work with all levels of personnel and outside contractors and maintain good working relationships.
Translate industry terminology into straightforward terms for explanatory purposes.
Use pertinent test equipment including computers, gauges, and various types of handheld, mechanical and electronic testing or diagnostic equipment.
Operate revenue and non-revenue vehicles in and around bus garage/shop areas and on and along public right-of-way.
Select, supervise, train, motivate, assign, evaluate, counsel, and discipline staff.
Use independent judgment and decision-making abilities to apply technical skills effectively including making quick accurate decisions to minimize downtime of vehicles.
Organize work to minimize downtime.
Make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
Detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Read, understand, and implement technical manuals, troubleshooting guides, service updates, and procedures, related to the maintenance and repair of vehicles and their systems.
Write reports and emails using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.
Deal with a system of real numbers and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.
Use hand tools, diagnostic equipment, electrical power tools, pneumatic power tools, a/c recovery machine, forklift, grinders, calipers, micrometers, drill press, and hydraulic press.
Utilize specialized systems including Cummins Insight, Allison DOC, Proterra Diagnostics, and Luminator destination sign software.
Work a flexible schedule that includes nights, weekends, holidays, split shifts, and a reasonable amount of overtime




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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
 
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