• Maintenance Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(12/21/2018 1:09 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Category
    Management & Above
    Internal Code
    Internal Reference
    Internal Code 3
    Transdev Services
  • Overview

    This position will oversee all activities of Maintenance operations (Fixed Route) which includes budget management, oversight for maintenance and repair of buses and non-revenue vehicles, and scheduling and staffing. This position will also be responsible for communicating and enforcing safety policies and procedures at the transit location.   


    This is for proposed business all offers are contingent upon Transdev's award of the contract.


    • Schedules employees for the department; ensures the effective supervision of mechanics and other shop workers; may administer collective bargaining agreement provisions.
    • Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel.
    • Coordinates work performed by outside vendors.
    • Oversees the development of efficient repair schedules; reviews repair cost estimates.
    • Approves priority of maintenance and repairs based on availability of materials and parts and requirements of scheduled operations.
    • Helps to ensure that company and client equipment is maintained and operating efficiently.
    • Controls and monitors inventory.
    • Ensures that all vehicles are fueled, cleaned, and properly working.
    • Develops and implements safety policies and procedures for the department; maintains a safe working environment.
    • Participates in the development and administration of the operational budget.
    • Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods.
    • Ensures that property, grounds, and facilities are clean and well organized.


    Experience, Skills, and Knowledge Required:

    • At least 4 years of recent (within the past eight (8) years) experience in their field of expertise managing a transit operation of similar size, scope and complexity.
    • Good written and oral communication skills.
    • Broad understanding of all mechanical systems related to heavy duty transportation vehicles.
    • Familiarity with laws/regulations associated with the safe operation of maintenance facilities.
    • Ability to read, interpret and apply documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to read blue prints, schematics, and other mechanical and/or electrical diagrams.
    • Ability to read and write routine reports, forms, and other documentation or correspondence.
    • Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to details.
    • Ability to work well with labor.
    • Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasional meetings.


    Education, Licensing, and Certifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required.


    Pre-employment Requirements:

    • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check.


    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
    • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands or arms; and talk or hear.
    • Frequently required to sit. Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl.
    • Occasionally required to lift up to 75 pounds.
    • Must be able to work in extreme heat and cold and in a damp environment with moderate 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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