Redding - Maintenance Manager

First Group America Redding, CA
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!

NOTE: The following position is for proposed new business within First Transit.

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:

* Be on duty at times of peak maintenance and bus operations.

* Maintain and submit upon request monthly maintenance reports via Maximo software including mileage, vehicle condition reports (structural and drive-train), fuel and fluid consumption, and in-service percentages for the bus fleet.

* Manage warranty claims and enforcement, if applicable. Insure that spare part inventories are properly maintained and sufficient to insure in-service objectives.

* Maintain daily reports of bus availability, vehicles undergoing maintenance, and when they are expected to be returned to service.

* Must be a dedicated employee full time to the Airport Shuttle Bus operation/contract and ensure all reporting requirements are submitted in a timely manner.

* 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:

* Associates degree

* 5+ years of experience maintaining a fleet

* ASE Certified Master Technician or five years' equivalent experience as a Maintenance Manager

* Experience with alternative fuel technologies

* 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

* Strong managerial and training experience with 5+ years in maintenance supervision and administration.

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.

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