Equipment Repair Supervisor - Warrenton
Dept of Transportation - Culpeper, VA

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VDOT's Culpeper District has an opportunity for an

Equipment Repair Supervisor

to coordinate the operations of the

Warrenton Repair Facility

. The selected individual will supervise, coordinate, prioritize, schedule, monitor and direct all aspects of day-to-day repair shop activities and personnel to maintain productivity while reducing equipment downtime. The incumbent will maintain efficient shop operations ensuring repairs are completed on time and within budget. Will monitor equipment condition, inspections, and safety and regulatory compliance matters. Monitor shop budget, prepare work orders and manage inventory. Review and audit purchases, schedules, record keeping, inventory, outsourcing, repair quality, customer service, recruitment, new and surplus equipment processing and environmental activities. Counsel employees, identify needed training, conduct performance evaluations, participate in interviews and selection of new technicians. Perform diagnoses and repairs as necessary utilizing appropriate hand/power tools and diagnostic test equipment.

This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with this job are required during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, and leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan; a tax-deferred Retirement Savings Plan with employer-matching provisions is also available. Employees are eligible for participation in a Short and Long Term Disability Program after one year of employment. Miscellaneous benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of VDOT's employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. View details & knowledge, skills & abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or TDD 1-800-828-1120

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices through demonstrated hands-on leadership skills. Knowledge of vehicle and equipment shop practices of repair and maintenance techniques, diagnostic procedures and tools, and inventory management practices. Ability to plan/schedule work and establish obtainable priorities. Knowledge of procurement procedures and principles relating to equipment vendor sources. In-depth knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems. Extensive knowledge of troubleshooting, repair procedures and diagnostic tools relating to auto, light/medium/heavy duty trucks and construction equipment. Ability to supervise, evaluate employees, identify training needs, and train staff. Demonstrated knowledge in organizing work under a budget and developing cost estimates.

Ability to perform heavy manual labor, to read and follow written and oral instructions and to read/interpret technical manuals, wiring schematics and policies. Skill in operating a wide variety of automotive, truck and construction equipment; use of hand and power tools; in advanced diagnostic and testing equipment; and knowledge of basic welding principles. Advanced ability to operate computers in a Windows environment (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook). Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with customers and management; construct and maintain a variety of records; and to train others in vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair.

Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B) or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

Virginia State Inspection License or ability to acquire within 12 months of hire required.

Safety shoes required. Demonstrated ability and knowledge of proper hazardous waste disposal, OSHA/VOSH regulations, and general shop safety practices also required. Minimum of High School Diploma or GED or combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the work.

Preferred Qualifications

ASE certification preferred. Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in PM, diagnostic and repair techniques and procedures relating to a variety of gasoline and/or diesel vehicles, construction and/or maintenance equipment. Strong background in hands-on related work experience and supervision of staff. Specialized training/education in equipment repair and supervisory principles.

Virginia State Inspection license, Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B) preferred.

Special Requirements

Fingerprint based criminal history background check, references, work history and DMV records will be verified prior to employment. Pre-employment physical with drug screen will be required.

Will be required to work outside normal hours during emergency situations.

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