• Utility Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NY-Hillburn
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
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    Transdev Services
  • Overview

    Transdev,is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.


    The Utility Supervisor ensures that all vehicles are fueled daily, that vehicles have daily fluid checks, the fare boxes are probed and emptied daily, and they make sure that vehicles are washed and interior is cleaned each night, inclusive of wheels and swept each night. 




    1. Schedules workload of utility staff (fueler/cleaners).
    2. Supervises, counsels, and trains all new employees.
    3. Ensures that major detailing schedule is adhered to and that nightly vehicle accountability reports are completed and accounted for.
    4. Monitors the stationing of vehicles inclusive of parking, ensuring power switches are turned off and windows closed. 
    5. Reports equipment defects and check to see if fare boxes are in working order.
    6. Responsible for inventory and ordering of cleaning supplies. 
    7. Ensure basic troubleshooting of two-way radio units and that visual systems on vehicles are working properly.
    8. Enters vehicle updates and other required reporting into computerized system.
    9. Ensures that crew properly fuels all vehicles prior to stationing.
    10. Responsible for checking fluid levels and adjusting as needed.
    11. Ensures that employees are practicing safety first and they maintain that the work area is organized and clean before, during, and after the work shift.


    • High school diploma or equivalent.  
    • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ utility, facility, or janitorial supervisory experience.
    • Knowledge of shop safety standards preferred.
    • Strong commitment to safety.
    • Valid drivers’ license.
    • Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.
    • Must be self-motivated and able to perform without constant or immediate supervision.
    • Ability to interpret and initiate policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of and ability to use personnel computers and related software.
    • Strong problem-solving capability.
    • Considerable interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
    • Proven organization skills, understanding importance of prioritizing effectively and managing multiple tasks in a fast-pace environment.The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



    • 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities.
    • 90% of work is accomplished outside in varying temperature, weather, and humidity conditions; most work is performed alone and in remote locations.
    • Frequently stands and walks; walk for long distances and on possible sloped ground or slippery and uneven surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift material weighing up to 50 lbs. with assistance; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch; and corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication.
    • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.
    • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, vehicle fumes and noise.




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    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.


    Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
    EEO is the Law Poster:


    Drug free workplace


    If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check


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