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Line Supervisors (Surface) supervise Maintainers, Helpers and Apprentices who maintain, install, inspect, test, alter and repair buses and other automotive vehicles and related bus shop equipment. They plan work and monitor production levels and trends; provide technical direction to maintenance employees; use a computerized information system to access information; perform safety assessments and quality audits; research technical and material availability problems; perform inspection work and research on new equipment; forecast material, tool and equipment requirements; keep records and write reports. They may operate a bus for testing, evaluation or instructional purposes; and perform related work.
Transit Electro-Mechanical Maintainers, under supervision, work on elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, or ventilation and drainage equipment in MTA New York City Transit’s buildings, structures, stations, tunnels, shops and yards. They work from schematic diagrams and technical manuals; troubleshoot control system problems; operate power machine tools, portable power tools and hand tools; solder and braze; keep records, prepare and submit reports; perform mathematical calculations; drive motor vehicles to and from job sites; load and unload tools, equipment and materials; and fabricate parts.