Automotive Supervisor II

Recruitment #050818-MCCB02-550400

Summary Statement

The incumbent in this class is responsible for supervising the operation of a major District Shop & satellite yard shops, supervises subordinate technical & support personnel and works with general supervision from an administrative/ technical superior. The incumbent plans & implements maintenance programs, schedules & coordinates maintenance & repairs of vehicles & equipment & maintains shop records. Supervises skilled mechanics in diagnosis & repair work from routine to highly complex repair/rebuild work. Duties also include use of diagnostic equipment including computerized vehicle analyzer.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Supervises, instructs and provides guidance to personnel engaged in the maintenance, repair and/or rebuild of a wide variety of vehicles, including automobiles, trucks, construction equipment and their related mechanical and hydraulic components.
  • Prepares schedules of repair operations and assigns priorities.
  • Implements and monitors preventive maintenance programs for all assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Coordinates the repair and maintenance work scheduled with the operational requirements of the Department.
  • Inspects automotive equipment to determine the extent and type of repair work necessary.
  • Makes recommendations as to the feasibility of repairing equipment at the facility or the central component shop.
  • Reviews completed jobs for adherence to acceptable standards and practices of quality and timeliness.
  • Maintains and reviews history record cards for all vehicles and equipment and makes recommendations as to whether the same should be repaired or replaced.
  • Makes decisions on cost effectiveness of in-house repair/rebuild or other source replacement of equipment.
  • Maintains written records and files concerning personnel and materials.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Automotive Supervisor II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in diagnosing, repairing, rebuilding and calibrating light and heavy-duty engines, power trains, stabilizing mechanisms and related equipment requiring multiple integrated calibrations.
  2. Three years experience in troubleshooting and repairing integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and related systems on vehicles and equipment.
  3. Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
  4. Possession of a valid Driver’s License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process. 

DelDOT Medical Exam:  Applicants who meet the job requirements for the position, and who are made a conditional offer of employment, shall be required to meet the physical qualifications and examination requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations to hold a commercial driver’s license unless they are approved for either an Intra-State CDL Waiver of a Federal Waiver or Exemption.  In addition, applicants must not have incurred four or more serious traffic violations during the previous three years as defined by the Federal Motor Carrier Code.  The Department of Transportation will obtain driving record information maintained by the Division of Motor Vehicles for the preceding three year period.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid CDL Class A or B drivers license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving) OR obtain one during the initial 90-day probationary period. 

Union:  As a condition of accepting employment, the person selected for this position shall join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, instead not join but pay a service fee no greater than the dues.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.