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SC Department of Public Safety Trades Specialist V (Foreman) - 60025379 in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

The person in this position will be responsible for scheduling assigned work to shop technicians for timely completion of required maintenance tasks. Monitor shop technician workloads and makes recommendations concerning workloads to County Supervisor. Conduct Thirty day, Six-week and Annual vehicle inspections, assure that shop technicians correct inspection failures and file reports in accordance with state policies and guidelines. Assure that all inspections, technician follow-up and reports are complete, accurate, and timely. Supervise shop technicians to assure that shop facilities, equipment and grounds are neat, clean and free of potential safety and environmental violations. Assure that the shop repair equipment is operational and ready for use by the shop technicians. Report recommendations of needed equipment repairs and repairs made in a complete, accurate and timely manner. Monitor the use of parts and supplies to assist the Clerk in determining inventory level and immediate need of these parts and supplies for the preventive maintenance, general repair and annual inspection programs. Work with shop technicians to evaluate and identify training needs that will help the technicians maintain and update their mechanic skills. Make recommendation to County Supervisor about how this training can be provided. Provide hands-on training and mentoring to technicians, as needed. Supervise technicians to assure that shop technicians perform their job in compliance with Office of Transportation Weather, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures using the Personal Protection Equipment as required. Instruct new and existing bus drivers about their impact on overall school bus maintenance, providing information on the proper operation of the vehicle to reduce maintenance costs and the reduction of repairs associated with non-normal wear damage. Provide hands-on technical assistance to help with excess maintenance work and fill in for shop technicians during absences or heavy work-loads.

This position is located in the Division of Operations and Support, Office of Transportation/Beaufort School Bus Maintenance Shop.

Please direct inquiries to: Mr. Josh Johnston, County Supervisor Beaufort School Bus Maintenance Shop 202 Broad River Boulevard Burton, South Carolina 29906-4212 (843) 525-0960

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Work experience that involved the independent performance of job duties directly related to the area of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent and four (4) years of vehicle maintenance and repair experience in automotive or related repair; or any combination of training and experience that would enable an applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Required to lift objects weighing 50 pounds and to move objects weighing 125 pounds 30 feet. Must be able to operate power, hydraulic and electronic equipment. Required to operate computer/printer equipment using Microsoft Office for Windows software. Must possess or acquire within 120 calendar days a valid Class A CDL with Tank Vehicle, passenger and Air Brake endorsements, Tanker Operation certification, and criminal background check. Successful candidates will be extended an offer of conditional probationary employment, at which time they will be required to submit to and pass a drug screening for illegal drugs and must pass the SDE/USDOT medical exam.

Additional Comments


Title IX/Nondiscrimination:

Salary: $27,527.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Beaufort County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 98400

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: KD15

Position Number: 60025376

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $41,704.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $47,734.00

Opening Date: 12/18/2019

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Interested persons must complete a State Employment Application at Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The South Carolina Department of Education does not accept faxed, mailed, or hand delivered applications.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Education

Address: 1429 Senate Street Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-734-8505