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Occ. Code 7319900





New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard




            The Director Motor Equipment Management plans, organizes and oversees central management and control of all Department of Transportation vehicles and equipment. The incumbent supervises Motor Equipment Managers in the acquisition, maintenance and repair of vehicles and motor equipment, purchasing and rental of the State vehicle and equipment fleet utilized by the Department and workforce.


          This position is classified only in the Department of Transportation.




            DIRECTOR MOTOR EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT: one position class; manager; directs the establishment of specifications for all equipment to be purchased by the department; directs the motor equipment repair shops; supervises and reviews designs for new types of equipment, parts and shop tools; and oversees continuous review of and recommends corrective measures to ensure that usage of equipment conforms to department policy and procedures.




            Motor Equipment Managers 1 manage and direct the operations of either a large motor equipment repair facility or a Statewide motor equipment operation consisting of several smaller motor equipment repair facilities geographically dispersed throughout the State.  In both cases, positions are responsible for a large motor equipment staff consisting of several repair crews and multiple positions within the Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor title series.


Motor Equipment Managers 2 oversee and direct multiple large motor equipment repair facilities managed by Motor Equipment Managers. Incumbents may serve as the highest-level motor equipment position in an agency responsible for a Statewide motor equipment operation or assist higher level staff in the management of a Statewide motor equipment operation depending on the size of an agencys Statewide motor equipment maintenance program and the number of large motor equipment facilities managed by the agency. 




Oversees operations of the departments full-service fleet management facilities.


·       Directs the continuing analysis of shop personnel utilization, workload and procedures.

·       Establishes staffing patterns for all regional shops using such factors as the total inventory to be maintained and the geographic area to be maintained.

·       Establishes and maintains department-wide preventative maintenance program, including all required schedules, procedures and reports.

·       Directs the inter-regional movement of standard and specialized equipment under routine and emergency conditions.

·       Directs the provision of training for regional Motor Equipment Managers and their staffs for the implementation of management plans, policies and procedures.


Establishes and implements department-wide policies and procedures.


·       Conducts field surveys to develop standards for the utilization and maintenance of various types of equipment, to plan statewide equipment scheduling and to examine the need for renting units.

·       Oversees an equipment management information system to ensure the publication of accurate and timely management reports.

·       Analyzes the annual operational plans submitted by regional managers to ensure resources are available and properly allocated.




Promotion:  One year of service in a position allocated to Grade 29/M-3 or higher or two years of service in a position allocated to Grade 27/M-2 or higher at the Department of Transportation. 


Date:  1/18 

NOTE:  Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent, and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum requirements for appointment or examination