Hartford - Maintenance Manager

Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Maintenance Manager

Become a part of our First Transit team as a Maintenance Manager and supervise the maintenance and repairs of buses, other vehicles and equipment to contract requirements in branch. We hire individuals who make safety and customer service their top priorities. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!

At First Transit, we are proud to offer:

* Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.

* A comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.

* A great work environment.

Maintenance Manager responsibilities:

* Schedules and administers fleet maintenance, assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment. Communicates availability of vehicles for service with dispatch and other operations personnel.

* In relation to subordinates, is responsible for hiring; firing; approving salary increases or decreases; training and employee development; planning and directing the work; disciplining; handling employee complaints or grievances; and handling performance reviews. While the Mgr Maintenance is required to make personnel-related recommendations, some actions require further approval.

* Works closely with the location manager and region maintenance management providing status of maintenance and budget requirements. May review financial and budget variances, review repair orders or code and approve account payable documents.

* Ensures compliance on a day-to-day basis with State, Federal and Company requirements. Ensures a safe environment exists and that all maintenance and related activities are in conformance with company policies and regulatory requirements.

* Reviews repair orders. May order fuel for vehicles, order parts, and subcontract repair work.

* Initiates and implements projects that improve efficiency and/or reduces operating costs.

* Ensures that maintenance technicians are trained on current operating procedures, are properly equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.

* Supervises bus fueling. May arrange services for building and ground keeping.

* Completes special projects as assigned. Required to perform hands-on work activities.

Maintenance Manager requirements:

* 5+ years of hands-on mechanical supervisory experience.

* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Master Technician/ASE Certified.

* Technical training preferred.

* May require lifting of 20 to 50 lbs.

* Good written and oral communication skills.

* Computer skills.

* Industry experience repairing and maintaining diesel engines and school bus equipment is preferred.

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,000 dedicated transit professionals through fixed route, paratransit and shuttle services at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Panama. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.