|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs clerical work performing research, preparing written recommendations, and detailing bid specifications and evaluations for the purchase of new and replacement vehicles and heavy equipment. Receives general supervision from the Fleet Division Manager who reviews work through meetings, conferences, order logs, and overall results achieved.|
|Communicates with representatives of various City departments to discuss equipment requirements, projected usage, and determine future equipment needs.
Meets with personnel from operating departments to ascertain the equipment needs for department based on their usage.
Meets with the Fleet Acquisition and Replacement Committee, (FARC) to determine justification and budgetary requirements.
Prepares performance-based and technical-based specifications, written analysis of bids, and purchase recommendations; tracks expected delivery times and maintains liaison with vendors.
Performs research, prepares written recommendations, detailed bidding specifications, and bid evaluations for the purchase of new and replacements vehicles and heavy equipment.
Communicates with management, various City department personnel, public officials, committee members, contractors, vendors, and representatives from other agencies, in order to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Performs physical and operational inspections of existing vehicles and equipment as well as pre-delivery inspections of new vehicles and equipment.
Coordinates on site/pre-delivery inspections, new equipment demonstrations, and equipment maintenance training classes.
Determines equipment suitability and the use of alternative types of equipment.
Conducts fleet operation and maintenance studies to identify units requiring repair or replacement.
Estimates labor, material, and new vehicle preparation cost.
Analyzes the following: the utilization of fleet units to make recommendations for discontinuance , reassignment or rental; bid packets submitted for vehicles and heavy equipment; equipment cost and useful life; and operating data.
Understand and interprets blueprints and schematic drawings, and comprehends and makes inferences from written material.
Must be able to communicate effectively through well organized clear, concise, and detailed written documents.
May be involved in the following areas: analyzing equipment; component specifications; and disposing of retired vehicles and equipment.
Uses appropriate safety equipment and procedures when performing all aspects of assigned duties.
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
|Knowledge of the principles and practices of fleet management and maintenance; methods, materials, equipment, and tools associated with the operation of general automotive and mechanical repair shops; specification analysis, and equipment specification and bidding procedures; equipment management information and other data collection and reporting systems applications; and City department needs as they relate to new and replacement vehicles and equipment.
Ability to prepare detailed, written bidding specification for the purchase of new and replacement vehicles and heavy equipment; process new vehicles and equipment; conduct cost studies and analysis; and develop and present clear and concise reposts.
|Associates Degree supplemented by technical school training in automotive, diesel, or heavy equipment trades plus minimum of (3) three years full-time automotive/heavy equipment experience required; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience in technical specification work, or analyzing automotive and heavy equipment applications is highly desirable. Word processing and spreadsheet experience desired. College-level fleet management and mechanical engineering course work also desired.
Must possess a valid Florida Drivers License.