This is responsible supervisory work involving coordination of maintenance and construction equipment utilization.
Nature Of Work
The employee in this class is responsible for coordinating and supervising the assignment of public works vehicles and off-road equipment pertinent to the maintenance and repair of municipal streets and storm drainage systems. The employee will also supervise the maintenance of yard operations and security. Work is of more than average difficulty and involves assuring the availability of a sufficient number and type of vehicles and equipment, and checking daily to ascertain operating conditions. Under general supervision, the employee must exercise reasonable initiative and independent judgment in performing assigned tasks to include providing assistance in verifying cases of vehicle and equipment abuse and/or neglect by operators or others. Work is reviewed through conferences, observation, reports submitted, and results obtained.
Examples of Duties
Coordinates and supervises the assignment of public works construction and maintenance vehicles and off-road equipment based on job priorities and equipment availability; checks and verifies deficiencies identified by potential operators utilizing the vehicle dispatch check list; determines whether deficiencies discovered warrant immediate correction; instructs operators in vehicle and equipment inspection and recording requirements and procedures.
Makes recommendations for altering preventive maintenance criteria based on changing
operating conditions; revises equipment maintenance schedules to assure sufficient availability of equipment to cover division responsibility; Tracks and monitors equipment replacement cycles using the latest electronic software; monitors vehicle repairs and availability for re-entering into service; provides assistance to Fleet Maintenance in identifying cases of vehicle and equipment abuse and/or neglect.
Conducts research relative to vehicles and equipment utilized in the division to aid in the preparation, review, and/or updating of specifications for equipment acquisition; conducts data base information search operations to gather relevant information.
Coordinates the delivery and pick up of heavy equipment to and from various worksites.
Coordinates acquisition of rental equipment for temporary use as necessary.
Assist in coordinating the scheduling and performance of maintenance and construction work on department buildings and facilities.
Investigates and prepares reports relative to the division on vehicle and equipment accidents resulting in property damage and bodily injury, thefts, and vandalism.
Trains lower level employees engaged in performing commercial driving license training and field demonstration.
Operates a variety of heavy maintenance vehicles and equipment.
Supervises maintenance of yard operations: security, handling of materials, fuel delivery, keeping the yard clean and orderly, and removing of limbs off of city roads.
Plans, assigns, supervises and reviews work of subordinate personnel; recommends employment; completes employee performance evaluations; responds to grievances and approves leave requests; administers discipline as required. Oversees crew assisting in signage, markings, and special events operations, as required.
Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Working knowledge of: the operation and care of vehicles and equipment utilized in the public works area; equipment scheduling techniques and procedures; the construction, assembly and maintenance requirements of diversified construction vehicles and equipment.
Some knowledge of: equipment and vehicle records keeping and report writing; specifications and technical characteristics of construction and related vehicles and equipment; occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions; effective supervisory techniques.
Ability to: conduct basic vehicle and equipment inspections for malfunctions; plan, assign, and review the work of employees ; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees; follow oral and written instructions, and prepare and submit clear, accurate and complete reports orally and in writing; operate a variety of heavy maintenance vehicles and equipment.
Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school and three (3) years of experience in the operation, maintenance or repair of a variety of heavy maintenance vehicles and equipment, with six (6) months in supervisory experience.
Licenses or Certifications
Possession of a valid Florida Commercial driver’s license, Class "A", with Tanker and HazMat endorsements.
Evaluation of training and experience.
During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.
CLASS: 421550; EST: 2/11/2016 9:21:00 AM; REV: 2/11/2016 9:21:00 AM;