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Line Supervisor (Surface) 04-A

Job ID: 4500
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: Various, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Mar 4, 2024

Description

 

LINE SUPERVISOR (SURFACE)

(MaBSTOA)

Exam No. 4209 (Pro.), Exam No. 4141 (OC)

Job Title: Line Supervisor (Surface) (Bus Mechanic Supervisor)

Location: Various

Full/Part Time: Full-time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

 

Job Information

 

First Date of Posting: November 13, 2023

Last Date of Posting: February 11, 2024

Authority: MaBSTOA

Department: Buses

Division: Bus Maintenance

Reports to: Superintendent of Maintenance

Work Location: Various

Hours of Work: Various

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary Range: The current minimum salary for Line Supervisor (Surface) is $85,034 per annum increasing to $106,293 per annum in the sixth year of service. These rates are subject to change. The benefits of this position include, but are not limited to, night and weekend salary differentials, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, a comprehensive medical plan, and a pension plan.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Line Supervisors (Surface), supervise maintainers, helpers and apprentices who maintain, install, inspect, test, alter, and repair buses and other automotive vehicles and related bus shop equipment.  They plan work and monitor production levels and trends; provide technical direction to maintenance employees; use a computerized information system to access information; perform safety assessments and quality audits; research technical and material availability problems; perform inspection work and research on new equipment; forecast material, tool, and equipment requirements; keep records and write reports. They may operate a bus for testing, evaluation, or instructional purposes; and perform related work.

Some of the physical activities performed by Line Supervisors (Surface) and environmental conditions experienced are: working outdoors in all weather conditions; walking in and around bus garages, climbing and walking on fuel, oil and gasoline trucks; reaching into dark spaces and making tactile inspections; making visual inspections of equipment; distinguishing colors; reading gauges and prints; and hearing bell, whistle and vocal warnings.

Special Working Conditions: Line Supervisors (Surface) may be required to work various shifts, including nights, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

(This brief description does not include all the duties of this position.)

WHO CAN TAKE THE EXAM:

PROMOTION CANDIDATES

Eligibility to Take Exam Requirements:

On the date of the structured interview test, you must be employed in MaBSTOA in the eligible title of:

  1. Bus Maintainer – Chassis, Plant and Equipment Maintainer, Bus Maintainer – Body, Electronic Equipment Maintainer, Revenue Equipment Maintainer, or Stock Worker; and
  2. is not otherwise ineligible.

To be promoted from the eligibility list, you must have completed your probation in the eligible title.

Employees working in agencies other than MaBSTOA are not eligible for this promotional opportunity and must apply through the open competitive process if they believe they meet the education and experience requirements.

OPEN COMPETITIVE CANDIDATES

When you apply, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Three years of full-time experience as a journey-level automotive mechanic (i.e., fully trained, proficient, knowledgeable, experienced, and competent) troubleshooting and repairing passenger automobiles, trucks, buses, or aircraft; plus

 

  1. One year of satisfactory full-time supervisory experience overseeing journey-level automotive mechanics (i.e., fully trained, proficient, knowledgeable, experienced, and competent) who troubleshoot and repair automotive or aircraft mechanical and electrical systems, or a closely related trade.

You must have obtained one of the following before obtaining your above journey-level experience in “1.” for that experience to be credited:

  1. Two years of full-time experience as a mechanic’s helper, apprentice or trainee performing or assisting in the work described in “1.; or
  2. Graduation from a recognized trade school or technical school, approved by a state’s Department of Education or comparable agency, with a major course of study in automotive mechanics or closely related field, totaling 600 hours; or
  3. Graduation from a vocational high school, approved by a state’s Department of Education or a comparable agency, with a major course of study in automotive mechanics or a closely related field; or
  4. Graduation from an accredited college or university with an AAS degree or higher in automotive mechanics or a closely related field. Accreditation must be by a regional, national, professional or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting body by the U.S.

REQUIREMENTS TO BE APPOINTED OR PROMOTED

Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment/promotion, you must possess either:

  1. A Class A or Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) valid in the State of New York with a passenger endorsement, no airbrake restrictions and no other disqualifying restrictions that would preclude the performance of the duties of this title; or

 

  1. A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York

 

If you qualify under “2” above, your appointment/promotion will be subject to the receipt of:

  • A Learner Permit for a Class B CDL valid in the State of New York with a passenger endorsement and no airbrake restrictions, or any other disqualifying restrictions within 14 days of appointment/promotion; and

 

 

  • A Class B CDL valid in the State of New York with a passenger endorsement, no airbrake restrictions, and no other disqualifying restrictions within 120 days of appointment/promotion, or your employment will be terminated. If you have serious moving violations, a license suspension, or an accident record, you may be disqualified.

The Class A or Class B commercial Driver License (CDL) with a passenger endorsement, no airbrake restrictions and no other disqualifying restrictions must be maintained for the duration of your employment in the title. Such license must not include any restrictions which would preclude the performance of Line Supervisor (Surface) work.

Commercial Motor Vehicle Driving Experience in the Military or New York National Guard:

If you are an active member or former member (discharged in the past year) of the military or New York National Guard and have experience driving a Commercial Motor Vehicle in the military or New York National Guard, you may be eligible for a waiver of the New York State commercial driving skills test through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. If you believe that you may be eligible for this waiver, you must apply for the waiver through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Residency:

New York City Residency is not required for this position.

English Requirement:

You must be able to understand and be understood in English to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Training Requirement:

You may be required to undergo a formalized training course during your probationary period. Failure to successfully complete the training course may result in termination or you may be returned to your previously held title.

SELECTION METHOD

Candidates may be asked to participate in a competitive structured interview. The structured interview may consist of two parts: an automotive mechanics knowledge-based component and a supervisory abilities component. A score of 65% is required to pass both parts of the structured interview.

PROMOTION CANDIDATES:

Your scores on both parts of the competitive structured interview will be combined to determine 90% of your final score. A score of at least 65% is required to pass the competitive structured interview. Your seniority will determine the remaining 10%. You must pass the competitive structured interview to have your seniority credited. Your seniority score will be 70 plus 3 points for each year of service in MaBSTOA up to a maximum total of 100 for 10 years of service. Your service will be credited through the first date of the competitive structured interview, up to a maximum of 10 years. Partial seniority will be given for each day served as a MaBSTOA employee.

OPEN COMPETITIVE CANDIDATES:

Your scores on both parts of the structured interview will be combined to determine your final score. Your rank order on the hiring list will be determined by your score on the structured interview.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS:

If you meet the Qualification Requirements above, you can submit an online application by clicking on the "APPLY NOW" button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page. If you have previously applied online for other positions, enter your Username and Password. If it is your first registration, click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER hyperlink and enter a User Name and Password; then click on the REGISTER button.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

The MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including veteran status and individuals with disabilities. The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including military service members, to apply.

 

 

 

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