Augusta, Maine, United States | Professional & Technical | Full-time

Apply by: Dec. 4, 2020

Department of Administrative and Financial Services

Central Fleet Management

Auto Mechanic Supervisor

JOB CLASS CODE:  8306       SALARY: 19 - $17.23 – $23.04 hourly




OPEN:   November 19, 2020

CLOSES:  December 04, 2020



This is structure and craft work of a supervisory nature involving the maintenance and repair of a wide variety of automobiles and automotive equipment within DAFS-Central Fleet Management Vehicle Fleet.  Work includes diagnosing the cause of vehicle and equipment failure or malfunction, assigning, and directing servicing and repairs of automobiles. This position is a working supervisor diagnosing and completing vehicle repairs as required to meet operational needs.  Work is performed under limited supervision.


Specific duties include:

  • Oversees and instructs workers in the installation and repair of hydraulic controls and in the mounting of plows in order to ensure systems work correctly.
  • Assigns, monitors, and inspects work of mechanics in order to ensure work is accomplished properly, safely, and in a timely manner.
  • Diagnoses causes of equipment failure and malfunctioning in order to determine problems and repairs required
  • Requisitions parts, oil, and lubricants in order to maintain adequate inventory
  • Reviews and corrects computer printout of work performed and time spent on each job in order to keep accurate records and ensure jobs are charged appropriately.
  • Reviews vehicle maintenance records in database of all repairs performed in order to describe scheduled services and to help assist in making repairs
  • Performs skilled work in the repair and adjustment of equipment in order to solve complex automotive and equipment repair problems
  • Implements and complies with human resource laws, policies, procedures and practices such as: AA/EEO, recruitment, employment, position classification, performance appraisals, training, discipline, contract administration, human resource components of security protocols of agency information security and confidentiality policies, and employee safety.


Knowledge, Skills and ability:

  • Knowledge of tools and materials used in the automotive mechanics trade
  • Knowledge of gasoline and diesel engine operation and repair
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and air brake system operation and repair
  • Knowledge of hydraulic pumps, motors, and system operation and repair
  • Knowledge of steering and suspension system parts, maintenance, and repair
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools of the automotive mechanic trade
  • Knowledge of basic body repair
  • Maine State Inspection License (Required)
  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the mechanics trade
  • Knowledge of vehicle and equipment preventive maintenance procedures and schedules
  • Knowledge of basic cutting and welding techniques
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic failures in vehicles and equipment
  • Ability to repair a variety of mechanical equipment
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment
  • Ability to work independently in the repair and maintenance of automobiles and vehicle accessories
  • Knowledge of job interviewing and the selection procedures and process
  • Ability to supervise and instruct skilled mechanics
  • Ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
  • Ability to maintain shop records
  • Ability to use applicable computer programs.


An eight (8) year combination of experience, training, and/or education in the maintenance and repair of automotive and/or construction equipment.


  • Experience diagnosing and repairing a wide variety of light duty vehicles including hybrid and electric models.
  • Current or previous use with Rbase database software.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel.


HOW TO APPLY:  Please visit the General Government Service Center at  to apply for this position.  


You must submit a cover letter and resume’ in order to be considered for an interview.



 Bobbie Pierpont, Human Resources Specialist




The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 14.11% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($400.34) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%.