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AUTOMOTIVE MASTER MECH SUPV

Class Title: AUTOMOTIVE MASTER MECH SUPV
Bargaining Unit: Use for all Job Titles
Class Code: 062864

Education and Experience: Current A.S.E. (The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) Certification in all eight service areas for automobiles or all six service areas for heavy duty trucks, and experience equivalent to one year of full-time automotive repair lead or supervisory work.

Other Requirements: Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid motor vehicle operator’s license or Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required for employment in some positions. For positions in the Tennessee Department of Transportation, all employees in this job classification must possess, or obtain at their own expense within six months of employment, a Class A Commercial Driver License that is valid in the State of Tennessee. Employees who possess a Class A license at the time of employment must obtain at their own expense an “N” endorsement within thirteen months of employment. Employees who obtain a Class A license subsequent to employment must obtain at their own expense an “N” endorsement within thirteen months of obtaining the Class A license.

Examination Method:  Education and Experience, 100%, for Career Service positions.
Job Overview: Summary: Under general supervision, performs automotive mechanical work of considerable difficulty and supervisory work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the supervisory class in the Automotive Mechanic sub-series. An employee in this class supervises a small number of automotive mechanics, performs a wide variety of skilled automotive mechanical work, and has current A.S.E. (The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) Certification in all eight service areas for automobiles or all six service areas for heavy duty trucks. This class differs from Automotive Master Mechanic in that an incumbent of the latter performs at the working level, is required to have current A.S.E. Certification in automotive engine performance or heavy duty truck certification in gasoline engines and diesel engines, and is supervised by incumbents in this class.
Work Activities: 1. Supervises and diagnoses automotive mechanical problems by listening for noises, performing visual inspections, and performing diagnostic tests.

2. Supervises and performs basic repairs and maintenance to the following: gasoline engines in automobiles and trucks; diesel engines in trucks; automotive transmissions/transaxles; manual drive trains and axles; suspension and steering systems; brakes; electrical systems; heating and air conditioning systems; and engine performance.

3. Supervises and performs a wide variety of mechanical duties such as the following: overhauling, adjusting, maintaining and repairing automotive and related mechanical equipment; installing or building special equipment or attachments; replacing worn or broken parts; assembling and adjusting a variety of automotive parts and systems; using diagnostic test equipment to determine problems; and performing necessary inspections.

4. Assigns, trains, supervises and evaluates subordinate staff performing automotive mechanical work; makes recommendations on staff employment, retention, promotion, demotion and other human resources actions.

5. Operates and utilizes a variety of tools and equipment such as the following: hand tools, jacks, chain hoists, air wrenches, grease racks, arc welders, cutting torches, drill presses, brake lathes, milling machines, grinders, automotive electronic testing equipment, and battery chargers; operates and utilizes diagnostic equipment such as oscilloscopes and engine analyzers.

6. Maintains vehicle history records which assist in equipment replacement decisions and quality service.

7. Reads and understands technical manuals; and performs math calculations for timely repairs.

8. Prepares records and reports.

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