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Automotive Equipment Operator II (6391)

Automotive Equipment Operator II

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: PJ40
  • Class Code: 6391
  • Established: 04/27/1957
  • Revised: 07/11/1979
  • Title Changed: --


Under general direction, to supervise a staff of five of more auto motive equipment operators in the operation of a fleet of passenger vehicles, trucks, small-wheeled tractors, and similar motor equipment; may instruct, lead or supervise inmates, wards or resident workers; and do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Plans and coordinates operations of a fleet of at least 20 motor vehicles; makes work assignments for vehicles and operators; dispatches vehicles in response to orders; sees that vehicles are properly serviced; prepares and initiates work orders for mechanical maintenance of vehicles; maintains records and prepares reports; assists with preparation of budget requests with respect to automotive equipment; operates automotive vehicles when required.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a driver license valid for operation of any bus designed to carry more than 15 passengers, any single vehicle with three or more axles, any such vehicle towing another vehicle weighing less than 6,000 pounds gross. and Three years of experience in the operation and care of automotive equipment.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Operation and care of various kinds of automotive equipment; organization and operation of a motor pool; automotive service requirements of an institutional type organization; preventive maintenance procedures of automotive equipment; California Vehicle Code pertaining to the operation of vehicles on the highway; principles of effective supervision.


Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; direct the work of others; keep simple records and make reports.

Additional Desirable Qualification

Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

  Updated: 6/3/2012
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