Job Analysis



Date of Study: June 26, 2023 – June 30, 2023

Collective Bargaining Identification: S12

Job Analysis Conducted By: Dominique Kirby, Examination and Selection Analyst, Talent Acquisition and Career Services, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Number of Incumbents: There is 1 incumbent in the Mobile Equipment Superintendent 2 classification per the State Controller’s Office Filled/Vacant Position Report dated May 2023.


NOTE: Each position within this classification may perform some or all of these tasks.

Task Statements:

1. Inspect vehicles, mobile equipment, and supplies, in order to make recommendations for repairs and/or maintenance and construction equipment.

2. Provide oversight to the disposal of vehicles and/or equipment.

3. Oversight of new equipment acquisitions for mobile equipment operations, as needed.

4. Provide oversight mobile equipment training programs for operation of specialized equipment, per department procedures.

5. Review and oversight (budgeting, rental rates, cost accounting) pending the impact on equipment operations.

6. Provide analysis of current fleet versus future fleet needs, and report to program management. 

7. Write reports dealing with mobile equipment operations per departmental needs.

8. Ensure that the program is maintaining compliance with all state and federal mandates/programs.

9. Inspection of shops/facilities to ensure organization and safety for all employees and incarcerated persons.

10. Basic understanding of Microsoft Office tools (word, excel, access, outlook, and power-point, etc…)

11. Prioritization and managing workload of staff that are engaged in the repairing and maintaining of vehicles and equipment.

12. Establish and maintain the operational manuals and maintenance records for all equipment involved with mobile equipment operations.

13. Establish repair and maintenance schedules to align with program, state and federal guidelines.

14. Investigate and review accidents involving program vehicles and/or equipment.

15. Evaluate new/safety features of mobile equipment to ensure inclusion in future specifications, if applicable.

16. Provide analysis of cost of ownership versus lease/rental options.

17. Communicate effectively with program and executive staff.

18. Maintain and develop processes within mobile equipment operations.

19. Understanding the implementation of zero emissions vehicles, based on departmental needs.

20. Utilize the Systems Analysis Program (SAP) asset shell and property control system.

21. Understanding of Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) licensing/classifications, and endorsements.

22. Read/prepare service contracts for the Office of Business Services (OBS).

23. Understanding of Sharepoint program to facilitate information sharing amongst stakeholders.

24. Analyze vehicle and equipment utilization, and make recommendations and report to program management.

25. Compile data from multiple sources and combine into useful information and report to program management.

26. Supervision of subordinate staff, and creating a healthy/team work environment.

27. Understanding state/federal requirements for record retention of disposed vehicles and equipment.

28. Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

29. Understanding of the Progressive Discipline Process (D.O.M).

30. Understanding of Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Tasks highlighted in bold text are not currently on the SPB classification specification


NOTE: Each position within this classification may perform some or all of these KSAPCs.

Knowledge of:

K1. Principles and practices of personnel management and supervision including budgeting, planning, and employee development and training.     

K2. Principles, practices, and operative characteristics for construction, operation, maintenance, use, and repair of motorized and nautical vehicles and other mechanical equipment used on heavy construction and maintenance work

K3. Approved methods, costs, tools, and equipment used for the repair and fabrication of the equipment used in the maintenance and construction.

K4. Principles and methods of preventative maintenance.

K5. Equipment requirements for maintenance and construction work.

K6. Electronic data collection systems.

K7. Safety regulations governing shop operation, including facility safety requirements, Hazardous Materials Communications Program, Respiratory Protection Policy, and other functions.

K8. Responsibilities and procedures of State level policies.

K9. Departmental goals and policies.

K10. Methods of maintaining equipment records and perpetual inventory of supplies.

K11. The department’s Equal Employment Opportunity Program objectives.

K12. A manager’s role in the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and the processes available to meet these objectives.

K13. Procedures and practices for management of vehicle and equipment fleets.

KSAPCs highlighted in bold text are not currently on the SPB classification specification

Ability to:

A1. Read, write in English and perform Mathematics at a level required for successful job performance.

A2. Analyze situations accurately and take appropriate action.

A3. Establish and maintain priorities.

A4. Inspect equipment, locate defects, identify cause of excessive wear or mechanical problems with equipment, and determine feasibility of making repairs.

A5. Develop cost estimates for repairing equipment.

A6. Read, interpret, and work from plans, drawings, and specifications.

A7. Design special equipment.

A8. Prepare budget for procurement and/or maintenance of mobile equipment.

A9. Monitor expenditures and operate within a budget.

A10. Conduct investigations.

A11. Keep necessary records and write reports.

A12. Plan and conduct statewide training classes in equipment operation

A13. Prepare procedure manuals.

A14. Plan, organize, and coordinate the work of others.

A15. Use personal computers.

A16. Gain and maintain confidence and cooperation of others.

A17. Effectively contribute to the department’s equal employment opportunity objectives.

KSAPCs highlighted in bold text are not currently on the SPB classification specification

Skill to:

S1. Communicate effectively with both staff and supervisors. 

S2. Organize work efforts within mobile equipment operations.

S3. Manage time and workload efficiently.

S4. Resolve conflict and mediate a solution.

S5. Prioritize assignments to be completed in a timely manner.

S6. Adapt to change in work assignments and work environment.

S7. Interpret/prepare vehicle and equipment specifications.

KSAPCs highlighted in bold text are not currently on the SPB classification specification