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Occupational Report for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers (49-1011) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Excludes team or work leaders.

Employment Outlook for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat slower rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers There are 84 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Millwright 9/19/14 Glendale
Service Manager 9/19/14 Coburg
Pump and Power Yard Associate 9/19/14 Portland
Shop Supervisor - Road Department 9/18/14 The Dalles $3,858/mo to $4,474/mo
Mechanical Services Manager 9/18/14 Portland
91M Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer 9/17/14 La Grande
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/17/14 La Grande
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/17/14 Bend
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/17/14 Salem
91A M1 ABRAMS Tank System Maintainer 9/17/14 La Grande
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/17/14 Springfield
91M Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer 9/17/14 Hood River
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/17/14 Forest Grove
91H Track Vehicle Repairer 9/17/14 La Grande
91H Track Vehicle Repairer 9/17/14 Dallas
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/17/14 Salem
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/17/14 Clackamas
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR 9/17/14 Portland
Facilities Manager (E4) 9/16/14 Portland
Service Supervisor, Job #19096 9/15/14 Eugene DOE
Maintenance Manager 9/14/14 Clatskanie
Maintenance Supervisor 9/14/14 Portland
Shop / Farm Mechanic 9/12/14 Echo $20.00/hr
Mechanical Lead 9/12/14 Klamath Falls to $28.25/hr
Branch Service Manager 9/12/14 Vancouver $25.00/hr to $32.00/hr DOE
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Job Openings from the Web for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 205 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Maintenance Manager 9/17/14 Eugene THE ROSE GROUP
Service Manager 9/17/14 Coburg Bridgestone Americas Inc.
Pump and Power Yard Associate 9/17/14 Portland Sunbelt Rentals
Maintenance Mechanic- Beaverton OR 9/17/14 Beaverton Bimbo Bakeries USA
Maintenance Manager-Beaverton OR 9/17/14 Beaverton Bimbo Bakeries USA
Mechanical Services Manager 9/17/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Indoor Play Park Supervisor 9/17/14 Beaverton Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
Millwright 9/17/14 Coos Bay Koch Careers
HVAC/Refrigeration Technician(Salem OR) Up to $1500 Hiring Bonus! 9/17/14 Portland Sears
Maintenance Supervisor 9/16/14 Portland The Hertz Corporation
Generation Dispatcher ( Renewables ) 9/16/14 Portland Iberdrola USA
Maintenance Supervisor 9/16/14 Eugene GreenFoot Technologies
Facilities Electrician 9/16/14 Eugene GreenFoot Technologies
Facilities Supervisor 9/16/14 Portland LEGACY HEALTH CARE
*Manager Inspection - SimplexGrinnell (Portland OR) 9/16/14 Portland Tyco
Shop Supervisor - Road Department 9/16/14 The Dalles Wasco County
HVAC/Refrigeration Technician(Salem OR) Up to $1500 Hiring Bonus! 9/16/14 Salem Sears
Hvac Service Manager 9/16/14 Portland TEKsystems
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/15/14 Clackamas National Guard
Hvac Service Manager 9/15/14 Portland Aerotek
91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 9/15/14 Salem National Guard
DC Maintenance Mgr (87672) 9/15/14 Salem Home Depot
Operations Manager Building Services 9/15/14 Hillsboro JLL
91M Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer 9/15/14 La Grande National Guard
91H Track Vehicle Repairer 9/15/14 Dallas National Guard
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State of Oregon License Information for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $18.78 $23.97 $30.41 $36.43 $44.06 $30.65 $63,738
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 17.81 20.47 24.76 33.30 40.82 27.28 56,745
Multnomah / Washington 18.60 23.95 30.94 37.04 44.63 31.11 64,725
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 22.40 26.17 31.19 36.15 43.15 31.60 65,734
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 20.08 24.47 28.32 34.18 40.42 29.40 61,150
Lane 16.76 25.29 31.18 36.65 45.39 30.96 64,404
Douglas 16.90 19.20 25.26 32.24 36.53 26.43 54,976
Coos / Curry 15.23 20.02 24.10 32.39 41.41 26.26 54,623
Jackson / Josephine 14.47 18.65 25.57 32.66 38.39 26.13 54,339
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 18.57 24.22 30.12 34.39 37.55 29.55 61,466
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 16.49 23.10 31.60 39.70 45.02 31.05 64,591
Klamath / Lake 25.41 30.65 33.88 37.29 44.53 34.28 71,300
Morrow / Umatilla 22.18 26.80 31.98 36.98 43.02 32.07 66,718
Grant / Harney / Malheur 19.78 25.63 32.50 36.55 48.86 32.50 67,600
Clackamas 21.36 25.22 32.07 38.18 45.38 32.38 67,340
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Regional Employment Projections for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 4,472 4,950 478 10.7% 48 121 169
Multnomah / Washington 1,789 2,001 212 11.9% 21 48 69
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 441 477 36 8.2% 4 12 16
Lane 418 458 40 9.6% 4 11 15
Clackamas 355 395 40 11.3% 4 10 14
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 284 310 26 9.2% 3 8 11
Jackson / Josephine 264 282 18 6.8% 2 7 9
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 178 194 16 9.0% 2 5 7
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 129 134 5 3.9% 0 4 4
Morrow / Umatilla 122 117 -5 -4.1% 0 3 3
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 79 82 3 3.8% 0 2 2
Klamath / Lake 72 76 4 5.6% 0 2 2
Coos / Curry 71 71 0 0.0% 0 2 2
Baker / Union / Wallowa 65 68 3 4.6% 0 2 2
Douglas 52 56 4 7.7% 0 1 1
Grant / Harney / Malheur 43 44 1 2.3% 0 1 1

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
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Industries of Employment for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 4,472
Total All Industries Private 3,785
Utilities Private 122
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Private 96
Construction Private 419
Construction of Buildings Private 46
Nonresidential Building Construction Private 35
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction Private 83
Utility System Construction Private 56
Specialty Trade Contractors Private 290
Building Equipment Contractors Private 259
Manufacturing Private 492
Food Manufacturing Private 122
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing Private 44
Wood Product Manufacturing Private 58
Paper Manufacturing Private 69
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills Private 57
Primary Metal Manufacturing Private 63
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 43
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Private 48
Wholesale Trade Private 366
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 299
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 67
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 38
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 163
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers Private 45
Retail Trade Private 731
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Private 504
Automobile Dealers Private 331
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers Private 54
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores Private 119
Electronics and Appliance Stores Private 100
Miscellaneous Store Retailers Private 36
Transportation and Warehousing Private 248
Air Transportation Private 41
Scheduled Air Transportation Private 38
Truck Transportation Private 75
General Freight Trucking Private 48
Support Activities for Transportation Private 40
Information Private 184
Telecommunications Private 169
Wired Telecommunications Carriers Private 158
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Private 173
Real Estate Private 129
Lessors of Real Estate Private 35
Activities Related to Real Estate Private 88
Rental and Leasing Services Private 44
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 92
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 149
Administrative and Support Services Private 108
Investigation and Security Services Private 61
Waste Management and Remediation Service Private 41
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 78
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Private 36
Accommodation and Food Services Private 59
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels Private 57
Traveler Accommodation Private 57
Other Services (except Government) Private 558
Repair and Maintenance Private 519
Automotive Repair and Maintenance Private 443
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance Private 42
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 37
Total All Industries Federal 133
Federal Government, Excluding Post Office Federal 104
Total All Industries State 86
Educational Services State 46
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools State 46
Total All Industries Local 438
Transportation and Warehousing Local 78
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportion Local 73
Urban Transit Systems Local 73
Educational Services Local 60
Elementary and Secondary Schools Local 56
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals Local 208
Educational Requirements for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. Up to five years of related work experience is commonly considered necessary for this occupation.
Skills for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
  • Apply Active Listening Techniques
  • Apply Mathematical Principles To Accounting, Bookkeeping Or Budgeting
  • Apply Properties Of Metals To Repair Activities
  • Apply Quality Assurance Techniques
  • Apply Teaching Techniques
  • Complete Safety Reports
  • Conduct Employment Interviews
  • Conduct Staff Meeting
  • Coordinate Employee Continuing Education Programs
  • Develop And Maintain Administrative Services Policies And Procedures
  • Develop Budgets
  • Develop Maintenance Schedules
  • Develop Staffing Plan
  • Direct Activities Of Mechanics
  • Establish And Evaluate Employee Performance Standards
  • Estimate Time Needed For Project
  • Hire And Dismiss Employees
  • Interpret And Apply Service And Repair Manuals
  • Maintain Safe Work Environment
  • Manage Mechanical Repair Shop
  • Manage Personnel And Human Resources
  • Meet Deadlines
  • Operate Two-Way Radio
  • Perform Safety Inspections In Manufacturing Or Repair Setting
  • Plan And Assign Duties To Employees
  • Practice Effective Time Management Techniques
  • Prepare Reports In Timely Manner
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Provide Orientation To New Employees
  • Read Blueprints And Technical Drawings
  • Read Repair Work Orders
  • Read Schematics And Specifications
  • Respond To Personnel Problems And Grievances
  • Understand, Use, And Communicate Technical Information
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Interviewing Techniques
  • Write Vehicle Damage Repair Estimates
Schools and Training Providers for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Oregon Institute of Technology
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801
Phone: (541) 885-1000
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Rogue Community College
3345 Redwood Hwy
Grants Pass, OR 97527-9291
Phone: (541) 956-7501
Programs of Training:
Tillamook Bay Community College
4301 Third St.
Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone: (503) 842-8222
Programs of Training:
Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405-640
Phone: (541) 463-3000
Programs of Training:
VOLTA: Vocational Outside Lineworker
91760 Rilea McCarter Rd.
Warrenton, OR 97146
Phone: (360) 816-7100
Programs of Training:
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 491-6422
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University
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Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-0123
Programs of Training:
Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: (541) 276-1260
Programs of Training:
Apprenticeship Division
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite1045
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (971) 673-0761
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203-5798
Phone: (503) 943-7911
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Blue Mountain Community College
Clackamas Community College
Clatsop Community College
Lane Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Rogue Community College
Umpqua Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
First-Line Supervisors Of Helpers, Laborers, And Material Movers, Hand 49%
First-Line Supervisors Of Construction Trades And Extraction Workers 41%
First-Line Supervisors Of Production And Operating Workers 40%
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 39%
First-Line Supervisors Of Transportation And Material-Moving Machine And Vehicle 38%