Equipment Repair Supervisor - Williamsburg Equipment Shop - #99762

Virginia Dept of Transportation

Date: 04/19/2022 12:00 PM

City: Williamsburg, Virginia

Salary: $53,104 - $80,000 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Closing Date Extended

The Hampton Roads District is seeking an Equipment Service Repair Supervisor to manage an equipment repair shop and to direct the maintenance and repair of equipment used for highway maintenance and construction and emergency operations. This position is located at the Williamsburg Equipment Shop in Williamsburg, Virginia.

In this position you will:

  • Schedule and direct activities of equipment repair technicians performing diagnosis, service, repair, inspection, and maintenance of a wide variety of vehicles and light, medium, and heavy duty equipment.

  • Prioritize equipment shop workload based on customer requirements, parts availability, and manpower.

  • Outsource work when required to meet needs, and

  • Interface with the parts supplier and jointly works to ensure Integrated Supply Storeroom is stocked to support fleet maintenance and repair needs.

VDOT is an emergency operation agency. As such, this job is essential to emergency response operations and expected to work in these situations

Job Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Scheduling and Direction of Shop Operations – Schedule and direct work activities of shop personnel to ensure shop operations are customer friendly, tasks are accomplished according to industry standards, and downtime is minimal. Assure shop is sufficiently staffed during daily and emergency operations. Track work assignments to ensure timely completion and monitor shop costs.

  • Preventive Maintenance Program Management – Track equipment assigned to shop’s primary repair location for preventive maintenance services and schedule PMs to be performed. Coordinates PM needs with work area supervision.

  • Administration and Accounting – Manage State Inspection process in accordance with Virginia State Police policies and regulations. Prepare work orders, records and reports on equipment received, assigned, transferred or salvaged. Monitor work orders to ensure proper posting of work requested and performed. Ensure work orders are appropriately updated when work is completed. Maintain records on equipment and personnel. Create requisitions for repairs and maintenance. Use towing and other related contracts as needed to accomplish work.

  • Inventory and Procurement - Maintain inventory of major tools kept in shop. Use private vendors to repair equipment when needed to avoid shop backlog. Maintain documentation related to competitive pricing inquiries and quality of vendor work. Ensure credit cards, purchase orders and contract purchases and services are posted and logs and invoices and submitted to Equipment Office. Maintain list of all overhead purchases.

  • Emergency Operations – Prepare equipment for emergency operations and repair equipment, either in the shop or in the field, during emergency operations.

  • Safety and Hazard Prevention – Review and communicate safety procedures. Maintain Safety Data Sheet files and ensure SDS sheets are on file for all materials used in shop. Ensure shop is compliant with hazardous material regulations. Comply with VDOT’s Spill Preventive Control and Countermeasures Plan.

is an emergency response agency, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application Click Here:

VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants” Click Here:

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please Click Here to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications for this position include:

  • Considerable knowledge of general shop practices and the maintenance, inspection, and repair of vehicles and light, medium, and heavy-duty equipment.
  • Knowledge of federal and state environmental and safety regulations related to fleet management.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and policies.
  • The ability to operate various types of equipment. Ability to research and evaluate data and prepare and maintain records and reports.
  • The ability to perform heavy manual labor.
  • Having skills in the use of computers, hand and power tools, and advanced electronic and computerized diagnostic equipment.

  • The ability to obtain:
  • Virginia State Police Inspector License within 6 months of employment;
  • Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling certification within 60 days of employment
  • Maintain both thereafter.
  • The ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)within 11 months of employment and maintain the CDL and DOT Medical Card thereafter.
  • Compliance with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications for this position include:

  • Vocational or technical training in automotive and equipment repair and diagnostics.
  • Experience repairing and maintaining automotive and construction equipment.
  • Experience supervising fleet equipment service and repair operations and staff.
  • ASE Master Medium or Heavy Truck and Master Automobile certifications desired.
  • High school diploma or GED with vocational or technical training in automotive and equipment repair and diagnostics preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for education.
  • Experience supervising fleet equipment service and repair operations and staff.

Special Requirements

References, work history, and DMV records will be verified. A driver’s license valid in Virginia is required for the position

Fingerprint-based criminal history records check required

A pre-employment physical and drug screening is required. Random drug screening is performed throughout employment in this position

Safety shoes required will be required for this position

Special Instructions to Applicants

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment. State applications and/or resumes will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the state applicant tracking system, Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications and/or resumes submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered

Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and/or an uploaded resume to be considered for this position. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and/or resume. The state application tracking system will provide a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your state profile account to check the status of your application for this position. Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants” at:

NOTICE – VDOT will record information from the Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) on each new employee into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands

All drivers hired without a valid CDL in hand are required to
obtain their
within 11 months of their hire date. You cannot operate commercial motor vehicles prior to receiving the necessary licensure and medical certification. Effective
February 7, 2022, new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations require entry-level drivers (drivers who are seeking to take the skills test in order to obtain a CDL for the first time, upgrade their CDL from a Class B to a Class A, or take the knowledge test to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement for the first time) to complete FMCSA- approved Entry-Level Driving (ELD) Training before the Department of Motor Vehicles can grant the requested CDL or endorsement. The course is comprised of 160 hours, on average, of training. VDOT is willing to assist with your enrollment in and payment for the course upon your acceptance of an ELD Training Tuition tenure and repayment agreement

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