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MANAGER, FLEET MAINTENANCE
Job Title: MANAGER, FLEET MAINTENANCE
Job Code: 1868
Job Level: 13
Revised Date: 12/01/2007
Job Family: JF 28
Plan, organize and manage automotive service operations of the Duke University Transportation Department to provide maintenance and repair of all University vehicles ensuring proper operation and availability of vehicles for use by University departments.
Establish procedures, standards and guidelines for the maintenance and repair of all automotive and related mechanical equipment; prepare and implement preventive maintenance schedules for all University vehicles; establish repair standards to evaluate work performance of University mechanics or private vendors. Inspect vehicles to determine necessary repairs; assign work to University mechanics or qualified vendors; review and evaluate work upon completion to ensure high quality work standard.
Recommend design and layout of shop facility and purchase of necessary shop equipment.
Establish appropriate record keeping systems to reflect activities associated with the inspection, maintenance and repair of vehicles; supervise the preparation and maintenance of associated cost records.
Assist Director, Transportation Services in preparing budgetary projections for maintenance, repair and motor pool operations; monitor and reconcile expenditure of budgeted funds. Assist departments in preparing vehicle purchase specifications; inspect all new vehicles upon delivery ensuring compliance with purchase order specifications and proper operation conditions.
Recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules; develop training seminars and classes for technical employees.
Implement and manage a warranty claims program through equipment manufacturers.
Maintain parts inventories at adequate levels; manage parts inventory, disbursement and receipt. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to completion of a bachelor's degree.
Work requires a minimum of three years broad-based experience in automotive services, to include knowledge of automotive maintenance and repair as well as motor pool operations and general office procedures.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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