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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Supv,Automotive Svcs
Position Classification Code: K3009
Job Family: Grounds and Facilities
Pay Level: 07
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Supervises mechanics and attendants in the repair and maintenance of automotive equipment.
Standard Duties:
Supervises two or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis. Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight. Diagnoses and repairs complex vehicle problems. Demonstrates techniques and provides leadership to other technicians in all aspects of automotive repairs. Provides support to technicians on complex main engine, engine ignition, fuel system, and engine emission control system diagnosis and repair, to include repair of diesel, gas, and alternative fuel system configurations. Assists technicians with complex diagnosis and repair of various types of suspension, steering, power assist, and alignment systems; diagnoses and repairs various types of brake systems, to include hydraulic systems, disc and drum brake applications, air brake systems, and anti-lock brake systems operation. Overseers scheduling and prioritizing of work orders as appropriate; assists in maintaining records of work performed and leads lower level automotive technicians and helpers; prioritizes and assigns work. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices and performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of recordkeeping, billing and inventory practices. Knowledge of automotive and heavy equipment diagnosis and repair. Working knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing programs.
Skill in the diagnosis and repair of automotive and heavy equipment. Skill in supervising the work of others.
Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Vocational/Technical certificate in automotive mechanics
   Experience- Seven (7) years of experience in the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automobiles which includes one year of supervisory experience.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.
   Certifications/License- Certified as Master Automotive Technician by Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) or equivalent; Certified in areas required by City, State, and/or Federal Agencies (i.e., Freon Recovery/Emission Inspection). Possession of current New Mexico T
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