Transdev

  • Maintenance Foreman

    Job Locations US-NY-Hillburn
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-8582
    Position Category
    Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials
    Internal Reference
    164
    Company/Division
    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 Maintenance Foreman will be responsible for supervising mechanics performance, planning and assigning work for employees to maximize labor utilization and employee technical competencies, monitoring productivity, ensuring quality and quantity of work output, and the efficiency of the department. 

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Supervise mechanics, investigates issues and problems, provides information, makes recommendations concerning employee discipline.
    • Works closely with Maintenance Manager to monitor productivity and perform required quality audits on work performed on assigned shift.
    • Provides feedback to the Maintenance Manager on employee performance and technical training needs.
    • Assists with monitoring and meeting standards/goals of analytical targets to name a few: Mean Distance Between Failures, Cost Per Mile, Financial performance and PM Compliance.
    • Plans and assigns work for employees to maximize labor utilization and employee technical competencies
    • Consults with mechanics on diagnosis and procedures for repair and assists with technical questions.
    • Ensures proper utilization of RTA or client software by all assigned personnel.
    • Ensures completion of all RTA or client software supervisory activity by the end of assigned shift.
    • Keeps facility/grounds clean and ensure that all personnel work in a safe manner.
    • Ensure compliance with all shift and shop reporting requirements.
    • Supervises shop operations to support service requirements.
    • Works with Maintenance Manager to determine the root cause for poor labor utilization, rework and service interruptions. 
    • Ensures that work orders for repairs to vehicles are performed, reviews past work orders for repairs to vehicles, and assists Maintenance Manager in the review and closure of current work orders.
    • Works with parts personnel to obtain the correct replacement parts.
    • Assists Maintenance Manager with the listing and scheduling of vehicles for preventative maintenance.
    • Monitors the status of down/out-of-service equipment and issues a daily report.
    • Has moderate contact with others outside vendors regarding the repair/maintenance of the vehicles.
    • Other duties as assigned for the smooth and efficient operation of the department.

    Qualifications

    1. Degree or some college preferred.
    2. 5+ years diesel/heavy duty technical experience.
    3. 3 years supervisor experience overseeing employees on multiple shifts.
    4. Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair the most difficult of all vehicle and equipment service.  
    5. Must possess 609 and 608 air conditioning certificates and at least five H or T series ASE certifications of which two must consist of T6, T7, H6 or H7. 
    6. Excellent interpersonal communication, verbal, and written skills a must.
    7. Must have a valid CDL license. 
    8. RTA experience a plus.
    9. Proficiency using Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
    10. Must be detailed orientated, well organized, and possess effective time management skills.
    11. Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information/situations.
    12. Must be able to demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy.
    13. Must be a team player yet able to work well independently.
    14. Must be able to work well with a diverse group of internal and external customers.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    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 as sanctioned by the Department of Transportation, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • 5% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities.
    • 95% of work is accomplished outside.
    • Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of passengers and materials. 
    • Must be able to lift or handle up to 100 pounds (i.e., strapping in passengers and the loading and unloading passengers, etc.).
    • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.
    • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, vehicle fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations and noise.
    • Must be able to work outside in various weather conditions.

     

     

    Pre-Employment Requirements:

    • Must submit to drug testing, physical examination, and a criminal background check

     

     

     

     

     

    For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers
     
    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: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

     

    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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