FLEET REPAIR SUPERVISOR-SENIOR
|Requesting Department||DPW-OPS-FLEET OPS|
|Open Date||9/13/2023 2:40:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/6/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Jamie Heberer|
The Fleet Repair Supervisor Senior directs personnel engaged in light and heavy vehicle and equipment maintenance and repairs in the Fleet Services Section.
· Schedule and implement the preventive maintenance program.
· Assist in the diagnosis of equipment malfunctions.
· Road test and/or inspect completed work and work in progress.
· Assign, coordinate and direct the work of vehicle service technicians and other skilled craft and maintenance workers.
· Provide coaching and technical support to staff; set performance standards, monitor work in progress, evaluate performance, and make hiring recommendations.
· Implement, promote, and enforce work policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.
· Assist the Vehicle Service Technicians in reviewing and advising changes in equipment specifications.
· Assign and direct the work of the Fleet Repair Supervisors.
· Maintain records and data entry procedures in the Assetworks and Financial Management Information System (FMIS) systems.
· Allocate and direct resources to ensure efficient, effective, and economical service.
· Coordinate the operation of light and heavy repair at Central Garage.
· Communicate and work effectively with personnel, other departments, and outside vendors.
· Monitor the budget and manage expenditures and cost for staff and operations.
Conditions of Employment
· Must work variable and extended hours to meet the City’s needs during weather-related events and other emergencies that may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
· This position is subject to U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations on Drug and Alcohol Testing, and random drug and alcohol testing throughout employment.
· Must be able to perform light physical activity exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects.
· Must be able to withstand prolonged exposure to variable and extreme weather conditions including rain, wind, excessive heat, intense cold and snow.
· Must be able to perform tasks that require manual dexterity and coordination.
· Must wear and use personal protective equipment (PPE) standard to equipment repair and maintenance, including common and specialized safety equipment (i.e., shoes, gloves, glasses, hearing protection, safety vest, and reflective clothing).
The preplacement medical requirements for this title include:
- Physical/lift test
- DOT – Drug Test
- Associate degree in Automotive Technology or a closely related field from an accredited college.
- Four years of experience in the maintenance and repair of automotive equipment, including one year of experience in a lead or supervisory role.
- A Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) (Class A or B) without Air Brakes restrictions within six (6) months of appointment and throughout employment.
- Good driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment.
- Appointment to the Fleet Repair Supervisor Senior position requires residency within 15 miles of the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Milwaukee within six months of appointment pursuant to Rule III, Section 4(g) of the Rules of the City Service Commission. A map defining the jurisdictional boundary is located on the Fire and Police Commission website at: http://city.milwaukee.gov/fpc/Residency-Map.htm#.WPTR5E11qAg.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
· Skill in repairing specialized equipment used by the City of Milwaukee, including by not limited to refuse packers, dump trucks, and forestry equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics
· Highly skilled in the maintenance and repair of light and heavy vehicles and equipment.
· Knowledge of and the ability to use various industry standard and custom computer applications and platforms.
· Ability to read and interpret service, repair and parts manuals and electrical and hydraulic schematic diagrams and charts in both hard copy and digital formats.
· Comprehensive knowledge of mechanical procedures, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, vehicle maintenance and repair procedures.
· Written communication skills, including the ability to prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports.
· Ability to collaborate effectively with other City managers, fellow staff, direct reports, and outside parties.
· Ability to work cooperatively and fairly with people whose backgrounds may differ from one's own.
· Verbal communication skills to effectively present information and respond to questions from the public or other agencies with tact and diplomacy.
· Ability to assign duties, set performance standards, monitor work in progress, evaluate performance, and make hiring recommendations.
· Ability to provide guidance and training and coach team members to success.
· Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding personnel matters.
· Knowledge of leadership principles and best practices for selecting, supervising, and motivating employees.
· Ability to plan and coordinate work of others.
· Ability to foster an environment of inclusion wherein all employees are treated respectfully, are valued for their strengths, and feel that they can safely express themselves.
· Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding personnel matters.
· Ability to recognize and resolve problems effectively.
· Ability to use sound judgment when making decisions.
· Organizational and time management skills to be able to plan and accomplish work within deadlines.
· Ability to work well under pressure.
· Honesty, integrity, and responsible stewardship of City of Milwaukee resources.
The current salary range (Pay Range 1HX) is annually, and the resident incentive salary range is annually.
The incumbents of positions in this class, if certified by the Commissioner of Public Works as being, when appropriate, regularly involved in snow and ice control operations which result in an excessive amount of overtime work, to receive 4.8% additional biweekly salary as compensation for such overtime work.
· Defined Benefit Pension Plan
· 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
· Health and Dental Insurance
· Paid Parental Leave
· Comprehensive Wellness Program
· Onsite Clinic Services
· Onsite Employee Assistance Program
· Alternative Work Schedules
· Long Term Disability Insurance
· Group Life Insurance
· Tuition Benefits
· Paid Vacation
· 12 Paid Holidays
· Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves
· Flexible Spending Arrangement
· Commuter Value PassFor full details of the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit
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