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Columbus Consolidated Government

Columbus Consolidated Government

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Major Duties and Responsibilities

This position is responsible for overseeing the maintenance division.

  • Supervises the maintenance division; prepares performance evaluations; supervises inmates; provides maintenance assistance for three parking garages; prepares Metra’s annual maintenance budget.
  • Collects, analyzes, and evaluates maintenance data.
  • Manages the maintenance division budget.
  • Reviews the preventive maintenance program and shop facilities; develops short- and long-range maintenance plans and programs.
  • Writes vehicle specifications for purchases; prepares specifications for the bid process.
  • Oversees the removal of all revenue from vehicles; classifies and disposes of equipment as required.
  • Maintains an inventory of repair parts and supplies; ensures the annual parts room audit and inventory is completed.
  • Repairs and maintains all METRA buses, other vehicles, and equipment.
  • Monitors the court-assigned community service program.
  • Provides formal maintenance instruction to maintenance personnel; monitors the maintenance training plan; develops and implements training programs on new vehicles, equipment, and methods; plans, develops, organizes, and conducts training for maintenance personnel in the proper service, repair, and maintenance of buses and support vehicles.
  • Ensures that the division complies with established federal, state, and local laws.
  • Conducts continuous improvement projects in the area of maintenance.
  • Conducts needs assessments and analyses; serves as a resource to maintenance management on safety, technical proficiency, and productivity issues.
  • Provides administrative support to Homeland Security Office in the event of an emergency.
  • Provides routine administrative approvals in the absence of the Deputy Transportation Director.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of management and supervisory techniques.
  • Knowledge of general maintenance.
  • Knowledge of budget planning principles.
  • Knowledge of parts and parts requisition procedures.
  • Knowledge of training techniques.
  • Skill in providing customer service.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Minimum Educational and Training Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Physical Requirements

The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, or walking. The employee occasionally lifts light objects and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.

  • Crouching – bending body forward by bending leg, spine.
  • Feeling – perceiving attributes of objects by touch with skin, fingertips.
  • Handling – picking, holding, or working with whole hand.
  • Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.
  • Hearing 2 – receive detailed information, make discrimination in sound.
  • Kneeling – bending legs at knee to come to rest at knees.
  • Lifting – raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back.
  • Manual Dexterity – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.
  • Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.
  • Pulling - use upper extremities to exert force, haul or tug.
  • Pushing – use upper extremities to press against objects with force, or thrust forward, downward, outward.
  • Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.
  • Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.
  • Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.
  • Standing – for sustained periods of time.
  • Stooping – bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back.

The work is typically performed in an office, library, computer room, stockroom, warehouse, or outdoors where the employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.