STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: MACHINIST SUPERVISOR
Class Code: 6012-17 Date Established: 09-09-96
Occupational Code: 5-3-5 Date of Last Revision: 12/28/01
BASIC PURPOSE: To supervise the operation of a machine shop including supervising usage and the operation of a variety of machine shop equipment.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Supervises machine shop operations.
· Operates machine shop equipment, including lathes, shapers, milling machines, drill presses, grinders and dynamic balances or supervises the usage of this shop equipment.
· Instructs others in the proper usage and maching practices to ensure quality controls.
· Interprets plans, makes sketches, and works from rough drawings or verbal instructions to manufacture parts.
· Designs and fabricates tools, parts and equipment.
· Maintains records for project repairs.
· Contacts suppliers and prepares purchase orders.
· Compiles materials and supplies requirements for the preparation of the Maintenance Section Budget.
Skill: Requires skill in developing formats and procedures for special applications OR in investigating and reviewing the use of equipment and data for a specialized function.
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 immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies. Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require significant investment of time and resources to detect.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an adverse working environment containing a combination of disagreeable elements which impact significantly upon the employee's capacity for completing work assignments. This level includes work-related accidents or assault.
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 a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. and completion of a standard apprenticeship in the machinist trade.Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Three years' experience as a journeyman machinist, one of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
License/Certification: Possession of a valid driver's license and/or have access to transportation for statewide travel.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of standard machine ship practices, methods, materials, tools and hazards of the trade. Knowledge of shop mathematics. Ability to work from blueprints, pencil sketches, and instructions. Ability to plan, layout, assign and supervise the work of other employees. Ability to machine blank stock into parts. Ability to diagnose machine failures and to improvise where only limited repair facilities and equipment may be available. 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 05/10/02