Installation Chief

Installation Chief

Installation Chief

Salary Range $47,300 to $63,100

Close Date Until filled

General Description and Classification Standards
The purpose of this job is to direct, manage and evaluate field maintenance and installation activities for traffic signs and pavement markings, and sign fabrication. Duties include and are not limited to: directing maintenance and installation activities; supervising staff; performing personnel functions; preparing reports; and processing paperwork involved in procurement and personnel management.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Work Delegation

Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, handling employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining and completing employee performance appraisals.

Monitors the planning and scheduling of work orders assigned to the various maintenance and construction crews.

Administrative Duties

Performs routine personnel functions such as interviewing job applicants, recommending new hires and terminations, initiating disciplinary actions and completing performance appraisal reports.

Assists law department with information regarding liability cases as related to street maintenance.

Prepares various types of reports in the performance of duties such as, installation budget report, monthly bureau report and community development report.

Quality Assurance

Monitors the activities of field personnel for compliance with work assignments to ensure that they comply with Service Level Agreements and City of Atlanta construction standards.

Coordinates with other City departments for completion of special projects.

Skills Required

Has considerable knowledge of management and engineering practices, policies and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities. Is able to develop and administer policies, procedures, plans and activities and to monitor performance of subordinates against measured established goals. Ability to develop and administer operations and staff plans and objectives for the expedience and effectiveness of specific duties. Is able to develop and implement long-term goals for the department in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency. Has considerable knowledge of applicable policies, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the job. Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, operations, budgetary and equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental and traffic signs and pavement marking maintenance operations and activities. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with subordinates, management, employees, and members of the general public. Is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner. Have good organizational, management, human relations, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgement and discretion in managing subordinates including the handling of emergency situations, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems. Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information. Is knowledgeable and skilled in the use of computers. Is able to read, understand and interpret traffic sign and pavement marking designs.

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field;
Ten years of traffic sign and pavement marking maintenance/construction and/or maintenance experience which included five years supervisory OR Have at least fifteen years of traffic sign and pavement marking maintenance/construction and administrative experience which included five years as a supervisor or team leader; consideration will be given to any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license.
Preferred Education & Experience

Licensures and Certifications

Valid Georgia driver’s license (required)

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of job related machines and office equipment. Must be able to move or carry related objects or materials. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for active work.

DATA CONCEPTION: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, technical, structural, compositional or identifiable characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to communicate with people to convey or exchange professional information.

LANGUAGE ABILITY: May require the ability to read a variety of professional, technical and administrative documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures. May be required to produce reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Requires the ability to communicate with and before others using correct English.

INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand subject matter principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision within the scope of respective job duties and tasks; to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

NUMERICAL APTITUDE: May require the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract; multiply and divide totals; determine percentages; determine time and weight; and interpret same as may be appropriate.

FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape.

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to utilize job related equipment in the course of accomplishing job duties and tasks associated with respective primary duties.

COLOR DISCRIMINATION: May require the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.

INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to interact with people (i.e. staff, supervisors, general public and elected officials) beyond giving the receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

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