NATURE OF WORK
This is skilled work in mechanical maintenance and in the supervision of journey level mechanics.
Work involves responsibility for supervising the work of journey level mechanics and semiskilled assistants in the maintenance of equipment. Work includes determining work methods and procedures and frequent participation in mechanical assignments as well as the responsibility for the quality of work produced. Employees receive assignments in oral or written form frequently accompanied by sketches, diagrams and blueprints. Work involves the maintenance of mechanical equipment, checking and inspecting equipment and responsibility for making required repairs. Work is performed under the general supervision of a superior.
This classification is distinguished from Maintenance Mechanic I by the supervisory responsibilities and by the greater experience requirements.
Participates in the installation and maintenance of all types of equipment, refrigeration and other mechanical systems.
Keeps record of materials used and makes estimates of time required for assigned tasks.
Instructs subordinates in the proper care and use of tools and procedures and methods of maintenance and repair.
Supervises and performs preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment, including pumps, compressors, combustion engines, gasoline motors, heating and air conditioning equipment and other major mechanical hydraulic units of equipment; performs general plumbing and electrical work related to equipment.
Makes estimates of time and materials for assigned tasks; makes sketches for subordinates to follow; inspects work for quality and conformance to specifications and instructions; keeps time and work records; prepares and submits reports.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods, materials and tools of the mechanical trade.
Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and the safety precautions of the trade.
Knowledge of effective supervisory techniques.
Ability to assign, lay out, supervise and review the work of journey level mechanics and helpers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to make accurate estimates of time and materials.
Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
Skill in the use and care of tools, equipment and materials of the mechanical trade.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from high school; considerable experience as a journey level mechanic; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Blue Collar
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Aviation, Facilities Management, Mass Transit, Mosquito Control
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/76 R1/91