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FIRST-LINE SUPERVISORS OF MECHANICS, INSTALLERS, AND REPAIRERS
 
Occupation Description:
 
  Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel.
  • Monitor employees' work levels and review work performance.
  • Examine objects, systems, or facilities and analyze information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs.
  • Participate in budget preparation and administration, coordinating purchasing and documentation and monitoring departmental expenditures.
  • Counsel employees about work-related issues and assist employees to correct job-skill deficiencies.
  • Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, or replacement parts.
  • Compute estimates and actual costs of factors such as materials, labor, or outside contractors.
 
Skills:
 
 
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others..
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions..
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
 
Knowledge:
 
 
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Work experience (in a related occupation)
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $73,786.00 $35.47 $23.79 $27.53 - $42.45
Bridgeport/Stamford $75,955.00 $36.52 $24.96 $28.50 - $40.73
Danbury $76,776.00 $36.91 $28.08 $32.29 - $42.38
Hartford $72,316.00 $34.76 $24.05 $27.20 - $41.32
New Haven $80,212.00 $38.57 $26.14 $29.92 - $47.60
New London/Norwich $67,411.00 $32.41 $19.58 $22.00 - $39.21
Waterbury $67,026.00 $32.23 $22.31 $25.27 - $38.33
Torrington $69,195.00 $33.26 $22.89 $25.58 - $39.14
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2014 2024
State of Connecticut 4,410 4,670 0.5% 115
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, and the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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