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Nueces County Human Resources Department Assistant Foreman, Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance-Public Works in Corpus Christi, Texas

Assistant Foreman, Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance-Public Works

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Assistant Foreman, Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance-Public Works

Salary

$19.43 Hourly

Location

Corpus Christi, TX

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

PUBLIC WORKS

Job Number

21-00864

Closing

Continuous

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SUMMARY

The Assistant Foreman is responsible for the day-to-day operations and flow of work in the Central Garage of the Public Works Department, which is responsible for maintenance of all vehicles and heavy and light equipment used in the building and maintenance of county roads and bridges.

The employee is required to be on duty before, during, and after natural disasters and emergencies, as directed by the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following.

Oversees shop operations by making work assignments for all shop personnel. Determines work priorities and assigns appropriate personnel to tasks.

Oversees employee schedules and approves leave requests.

Enforces work standards, technical and mechanical requirements, and work rules. Utilizes progressive discipline measures when necessary.

Orients new shop employees and recommends appropriate training for them.

Acts as a resource to shop staff and may perform some repairs themselves.

In the absence of the Foreman, the Assistant Foreman may purchase parts, supplies, and equipment in accordance with County rules and state law. May issue purchase orders, prepare bid sheets, acquire bids from vendors, and otherwise coordinate with the County Purchasing Agent.

Assists the Central Garage Foreman in writing specifications for new equipment and vehicles to be purchased.

Assists with the process for auctioning vehicles and equipment.

Assists the Foreman in implementing the department's safety policies.

Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and four years of vehicle maintenance experience.

Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be considered for current Nueces County employees only.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a Class A Texas driver's license.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of standard practices, methods and skills in the use and care of tools, equipment and materials of vehicle maintenance.

Knowledge of purchasing and of hazards and safety precautions.

Ability to supervise and motivate vehicle and equipment maintenance personnel.

Ability to apply knowledge of repair techniques and mechanical principles to locate and diagnose defective mechanical operations.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other county employees, officials and the public.

Must have a good background in vehicle and heavy equipment parts and mechanics.

Available benefits as a Nueces County employee:

Group Insurance Benefits

  • Health Insurance - Aetna PPO or Christus Health EPO Plan

  • Dental Insurance - optional

  • Vision Insurance - optional

  • Short and Long-term Disability Insurance - "Core" no cost to employee

  • Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Flexible health and dependent day care accounts

Retirement program - TCDRS (http://www.tcdrs.org)

Deferred Compensation 457

Paid time off - Vacation, Sick leave, Holidays

Longevity Pay

Direct Deposit

Education Assistance Program

01

Do you have a High School Diploma or GED certificate?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    Do you have a valid Class A Texas Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

Agency

Nueces County

Department

PUBLIC WORKS

Address

901 LEOPARD STREET Corpus Christi, Texas, 78401

Phone

361-888-0490

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