Line Department Supervisor

Supervise line crews in installing street railway electrical equipment.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $91,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Line Department Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of line crew engaged in installing and maintaining street railway electrical equipment, such as trolley wires, switches, and signals: Assigns crews to jobs and inspects trucks to see that materials are loaded. Inspects work at various sites to ascertain that work is accomplished according to specifications. Plans for future projects, drawing rough sketches in field, and arranges for supplemental services to facilitate departmental activities. Maintains time records for salary purposes. Participates in grievance procedures. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Line Department Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Repair Department Supervisor, Supervisor, Line Department, Transportation-Department Supervisor

    How to Become a
    Line Department Supervisor

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