STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: AUTOMOTIVE SHOP MANAGER I
Class Code: 0766-14 Date Established: 01-20-93
Occupational Code: 5-3-7 Date of Last Revision: 11-29-06
BASIC PURPOSE: To assist in supervising automotive maintenance and repair activities and to diagnose, repair and maintain automobiles, trucks, tractors and other motorized equipment.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Repairs and maintains automobiles, trucks, tractors and other motorized equipment.
· Makes out shop work orders, checks time slips, orders parts and stock and keeps inventory records.
· Mounts and dismounts snow removal equipment.
· Conducts state inspections on passenger vehicles and light trucks.
· Supervises mechanical repair work done by subordinate staff on state-owned vehicles and equipment.
· Operates heavy and light equipment; road tests repaired automotive equipment to perform diagnosis.
· Schedules and determines priorities of repairs and inventories needed to maintain a functional mechanical fleet.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to agency objectives by ensuring the accuracy of support activities within one or more organizational units. Errors at this level affect the work of others or have measurable monetary consequences, and require verification and correction in order to complete succeeding work operations.
Supervision: Requires partial supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including assigning job duties, providing training, giving instructions and checking work.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.
Physical Demands: Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.
Communication: Requires explaining facts, interpreting situations, or advising individuals of alternative or appropriate courses of action. This level also requires interviewing or eliciting information from state employees or members of the general public.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires making a limited number of choices in selecting among alternative courses of action under supervisory guidance and in performing job functions according to a variety of prescribed policies or procedures.
Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent. Possession of an Associate's degree in automotive mechanics from a recognized college or technical school may be substituted for the apprenticeship training.
Experience: Two years' experience as a journeyman mechanic in a large commercial or highway garage with experience in operating heavy equipment and one year of supervisory responsibility.
License/Certification: Valid New Hampshire Class B Commercial operator's license.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Thorough knowledge of practices, methods, tools and equipment of the trade. Thorough knowledge of the principles of internal combustion engines. Skill in the use of tools and in the operation of machines and equipment in the shop. Skill in locating defects in motor equipment. Ability to read blueprints. Ability to estimate the quality of repair work and the need for replacement parts. Ability to make reports and keep records. Ability to get along amicably with other employees. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 10/21/04