Assistant Fleet Maintenance Manager in Austin, TX at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 9/25/2020

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking an Assistant Fleet Maintenance Manager to assist the Fleet Maintenance Manager with management of the day-to-day maintenance operations of the facilities. The Assistant Fleet Maintenance Manager's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting the Fleet Maintenance Manager with the oversight of maintenance personnel, the organization of the maintenance yard and various administrative duties. The Assistant Fleet Maintenance Manager shall be responsible for managing the maintenance operation during shifts when the Fleet Maintenance Manager is not at the facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Authority to hire, fire and/or discipline employees or make meaningful recommendations regarding same.
  • Record and track daily progress/error reports and exercise independent judgment to correct any indescpencies or errors in performance, including discipline of employees.
  • Assess current maintenance work processes, and exercise independent judgement to optimize efficiency.
  • Create and implement measures to minimize breakdowns and repairs (performing quality checks of all machinery, tools, equipment etc) and exercise independent judgment to assess and address any such breakdowns and/or needed repairs.
  • Manage and set work schedules, projects and assignments.
  • Maintain vendor relationships and exercise independent discretion with the ordering of new materials as needed.
  • Perform evaluations of employees to ensure quality of work and discipline employees as needed.

Talent Requirements:

  • Must be CDL Licensed.
  • Strong supervisory experience; must be able to supervise 30+ personnel.
  • Must be able to properly prioritize, implement and manage work schedules, projects and assignments.
  • Must have the ability assist in tracking and control parts inventories.
  • Must have the ability to manage the financial/accounting aspects of a fleet maintenance operation.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff in written and oral formats.
  • Must have computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Must have technical competence with light/medium/Heavy duty vehicle repair and preventive maintenance.
  • Must display initiative, professionalism, candor, and tact at all times.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years fleet/vehicle maintenance supervision experience.
  • ASE Certified for truck/transit preferred.
  • Diesel experience required.

MV Transportation has been closely following the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for personal protection equipment (PPE), which now includes gloves and hand sanitizer in our divisions. Our Procurement team was able to secure an order for more than a half-million masks and other personal protection equipment, which have been sent to our divisions. MV Transportation as a company remains strong and we will be well-positioned to move forward even during these trying times. The safety and well-being of our employees and the passengers we serve remains our #1 priority!

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.