Assistant Garage Supervisor

Columbia Power & Water Systems seeks an individual for a full-time, non-exempt Assistant Garage Supervisor to repair, maintain, and service CPWS’ utility vehicles and equipment and to supervise in the absence of the Garage Supervisor.

Supervisor responsibilities in the absence of the Garage Supervisor include supervise and coordinate activities of the Mechanic(s).

Duties and responsibilities include the following: plan and set priorities in the repair and maintenance of CPWS’ utility vehicles and equipment with the assistance of the Garage Supervisor; perform and document routine and preventive maintenance on CPWS’ vehicles and equipment; perform and document repairs on CPWS’ vehicles and equipment; identify mechanical problems either visually or with computer diagnostic equipment; prepare CPWS’ vehicles and equipment for inclement weather; subject to stand-by, after-hours, and/or emergency call-out; assist in evaluation of processes and procedures for efficiencies; and other duties as assigned.

Required skills and abilities include the following: acknowledge and adhere to all CPWS policies; regular attendance at work; perform duties safely without endangering self, others, and the public; ability to read, understand, and follow instructions and job-related material; ability to write; ability to use computer diagnostic equipment and software; ability to follow instructions; ability to work with people in a courteous manner; ability to use mathematical skills to be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure; ability to work outside and be exposed to noisy places, fumes, chemicals, toxic substances, and machinery; and the ability to be exposed to weather conditions that are cold, hot, rainy, and windy.

Physical requirements include the following: ability to lift 0 – 100 pounds for 2 hours a day; ability to lift and/or carry objects weighing 0 – 25 pounds for 6 hours a day; ability to walk; ability to stand for 8 hours a day; ability to stoop, kneel, and crouch for long periods of time; and the ability to talk, see, hear, reach, handle, and feel.

Education, experience, and qualifications include the following: high school diploma or equivalent required; valid T ennessee Class A Commercial Driver’s License required; intermediate knowledge of mechanical repair of hydraulic systems, gas and diesel engines, braking systems, and lift device cabling systems required; and a minimum of seven years of related experience and/or education preferred.

Residency requirements include residing within a CPWS service territory or Maury County due to the position being subject to stand-by, after-hours, and/or emergency call-out.

To apply for the position, interested applicants may submit resumes and/or applications. Resumes may be submitted by visiting CPWS’ Career Page on-line at–water-systems. Applications are available on our website at If not submitting a resume on-line through Indeed, fully completed applications can be mailed to CPWS, ATTN: Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 379, Columbia, TN 38402-0379. On-line resumes and/or completed applications will be acceptedpage1image59448256

until the position is filled. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications will be discussed only at interview. Excellent benefit package. Drug-Free Workplace. Drug testing is a condition of employment with CPWS. EOE.

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