DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Occupational Description:Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities||4,120||227||$31.20/hr||$0.41/hr||$20.66/hr||$25.07/hr||$30.82/hr||$36.74/hr||$43.56/hr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers||670||$22.58/hr||N/A|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers||N/A||$25.34/hr||N/A|
|Power Distributors and Dispatchers||N/A||$33.72/hr||N/A|
Tasks for First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
- Assigns workers to perform activities, such as service appliances, repair and maintain vehicles, and install machinery and equipment.
- Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders, and constructs templates and lays out reference points for workers.
- Establishes or adjusts work methods and procedures to meet production schedules, using knowledge of capacities of machines, equipment, and personnel.
- Requisitions materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, and replacement parts for work activities.
- Computes estimates and actual costs of factors, such as materials, labor, and outside contractors, and prepares budgets.
- Patrols work area and examines tools and equipment to detect unsafe conditions or violations of safety rules.
- Recommends measures, such as procedural changes, service manuals revisions, and equipment purchases, to improve work performance and minimize operating costs.
- Trains workers in methods, procedures, and use of equipment and work aids, such as blueprints, hand tools, and test equipment.
- Completes and maintains reports, such as time and production records, inventories, and test results.
- Monitors operations, and inspects, tests, and measures completed work, using devices, such as hand tools, gauges, and specifications to verify conformance to standards.
- Examines object, system, or facilities, such as telephone, air-conditioning, or industrial plant, and analyzes information, to determine installation, service, or repair needed.
- Directs, coordinates, and assists in performance of workers' activities, such as engine tune-up, hydroelectric turbine repair, or circuit breaker installation.
- Recommends or initiates personnel actions, such as employment, performance evaluations, promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures.
- Confers with personnel, such as management, engineering, quality control, customers, and workers' representatives to coordinate work activities and resolve problems.