The work involves responsibility for assigning, supervising and inspecting work performed in the maintenance and repair of a variety of gasoline, diesel and hybrid (gas and electric) powered motor equipment, inclusive of heavy equipment with a vehicle weight of at least 12,000 pounds. Under general supervision of an administrative supervisor, an employee in this class is responsible for all diesel, gasoline and hybrid (gas and electric) powered motor equipment maintenance and repair work and for maintaining an inventory of all the parts and equipment used in the repair work, including preparing requisition requests or may coordinate parts procurement and inventory with inventory control staff. The employee exercises independent judgment in preparing work schedules, prioritizing staff assignments and maintaining an inventory of supplies and equipment sufficient to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the motor equipment. General supervision is exercised over a number of employees, including a first line supervisor. The employee's work is checked through occasional inspections by administrative supervisors. Does related work as required.




Directs and supervises assigned staff in the safe and efficient maintenance and repair of gasoline, diesel and hybrid (gas and electric) powered motor equipment, inclusive of vehicles weighing at least 12,000 pounds.

Develops, schedules and manages a preventive maintenance program designed to maintain vehicles and equipment in safe operating condition.

Manages equipment maintenance for both on and off road vehicles and equipment; establishes replacement schedule for fleet and equipment; oversees warranty work.

Makes recommendations to administrative supervisor on needed equipment and vehicle repairs; researches relevant facts and cost information.

Prepares equipment and small tool budgets.

Writes and reviews specifications for equipment purchased.

Selects and requisitions essential supply of parts and materials; reviews and signs requisitions and repair orders.

Evaluates products and work performed by vendors and approves payment to vendors.

Maintains written records and prepares reports of work performed, labor and materials used, gains, losses, etc.

May participate in the review of vehicle accidents; reports observations and makes recommendations.




Thorough knowledge of the principles, methods, materials and tools of the motor equipment repair trade.

Thorough knowledge of the maintenance, repair and operation of gasoline, diesel and hybrid powered motor equipment, inclusive of heavy equipment with a vehicle weight of at least 12,000 pounds.

Good knowledge of federal and state vehicle regulations.

Ability to write and interpret technical specifications relating to the purchase of new equipment.

Ability to supervise subordinate staff.

Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions.

Ability to prepare written reports and to maintain written records.

Ability to prepare requisition and budget requests.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.






Two (2) years of permanent competitive class status as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic Crew Leader.


Open Competitive:


Seven (7) years of work experience, or its part time equivalent, in the maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel

powered motor equipment, inclusive of heavy equipment with a vehicle weight of at least 12,000 pounds, four (4) years of

which must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity.









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Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents

to grant degrees with an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology may be substituted for two (2) years of the non-administrative or supervisory work experience; or,


Successful completion of a two (2) year vocational education program majoring in Automotive Technology or Automotive Mechanics may be substituted for one (1) year of the non administrative or supervisory work experience.



When required to operate motor vehicles, employees must possess a valid non-CDL or CDL with appropriate endorsements as required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for the class of vehicle(s) being operated.



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