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Director of Fleet Maintenance in Houston, TX at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

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Job Description

MV is seeking a Director of Fleet Maintenance. We seek a dynamic, multi task oriented senior professional to provide oversight and support, and will insure that all contractual requirements are achieved. Duties included will consist of monitoring the daily, weekly, monthly and annual reports, and must be able to properly manage a budget for the maintenance program and innovative preventive maintenance initiatives.

Position is located in Austin, Texas. Relocation assistance is available.

Talent Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of eight (8) to 10 combined years of fixed route bus maintenance management experience.
  • Must have experience managing/ directing 20 plus employees (fleet techs/service workers/cleaners).
  • Experience working with 100+ buses within the last year.
  • Experience working in transit industry within the last year.
  • Previous passenger transportation in current project or similar environment preferred.
  • Must have client interface track record on strategic fleet initiatives, OSHA regulations and environmental requirements.
  • Must be able to manage and interface with unionized labor.
  • Must have the ability to track and control parts inventories, vendors and suppliers and warranty cost savings.
  • Must be able to properly prioritize, implement and manage work schedules, projects and assignments.
  • Must be able 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 technical competence with light/medium/heavy duty vehicle repair and preventive maintenance.
  • Must display initiative, professionalism, candor and tact at all times.
  • ASE or manufacture's certifications a plus.
  • Technical experience with fixed route/coach transit bus maintenance.
  • Solid knowledge of managing audits, PM schedules.
  • Experience with Diesel, CNG, and Alternative fuels a plus.
  • College degree or equivalent business management experience.
  • Management experience required.
  • Experienced in Word, Excel and database software and fleet software platforms.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High degree of multi-tasking skills.
  • Must have a CDL class B with passenger and airbrake endorsement.

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.