Join our Maintenance Team!
This position is critical in assisting Cumberland Dauphin
Harrisburg Transportation Authority in meeting our mission of
mobility. The impact of public transportation runs much deeper than
a trip from point A to point B. We are the means for which people
have access to experiences that alter their lives in meaningful
ways. Our culture of innovation and stewardship champions that
mission. The position assists the Maintenance Manager in the
supervision of Mechanical Department and Paint and Body Shop
engaged in the repair, maintenance and cleaning of all vehicles of
the authority and other mechanical equipment. Inspects work in
progress and upon completion, ensures that it meets required
maintenance standards. Enters and retrieves maintenance data from
an automated Equipment Management Information System, estimate
material required by employees and join together the requisition of
materials and supplies with the Maintenance Clerk. Directs and
builds the Authority's employment image by practicing good employee
relations and ensuring policies/ procedures are documented, comply
with Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and local, state, and
federal laws and regulations, and are enforced consistently.
Embraces and furthers the diversity statement and Affirmative
Action Plan (AAP) goals.
Shift Hours: 3PM -12AM
Key/Reporting Relationship/Direct Reports:
This position reports to the Maintenance Manager. This position
receives broad guidelines and sets priorities for self and staff.
The Maintenance department reports to this position.
Some of Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (See attached job
Achieves the Authority's mission by following through with
objectives and priorities set forth by the Maintenance Manager
regarding maintenance functions that are aligned with the mission;
gaining insight and suggestions of maintenance from subordinates,
staff and other stakeholders; and monitors, analyzes and recommends
changes to the Maintenance Manager.
Serves the customer by assisting and maintaining a strong
preventative maintenance program. Champions maintenance policies
and procedures that promote and ensure quality service, on-time
schedules, safety, etc. Inspect vehicles according to Pennsylvania
inspection requirements. Provide facility and vehicle maintenance
that exceed FTA requirements.
Meets market needs and operating efficiency by planning staffing
needs; ensuring proper scheduling, monitoring overtime, and
monitoring and evaluating maintenance operations. Monitors
maintenance staff to ensure they are consistent with CBA and CAT
Ensures staff carries out tasks and mission by providing
leadership, goal setting, coaching, evaluation, team building, and
Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations;
ensuring staff complies with all CAT safety requirements,
appraising job results, ensuring staff's performance evaluations
are tied to established goals; coaching, counseling, and making
recommendations of discipline for all maintenance staff; and
enforcing consistency, policies and procedures.
Ensures good employee relations and CBA/legal compliance by
listening for input from others; seeking mutual understanding on
problems involving collaboration and keeping subordinates advised
of critical issues.
Performs inspections of completed repairs to ensure thorough and
quality of repair and suitability of vehicle for return to
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease
turnaround times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively
and jointly to provide high quality service.
Contributes to the team by training assigned employees.
Some of the essential knowledge, skills, abilities and
- HS degree or equivalent required. Prefer Associate's degree or
graduate of a trade school with training in heavy-duty fleet
- Minimum of three years progressive experience in the direct
supervision of a diverse fleet maintenance workforce and
demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff.
- Pennsylvania inspection mechanic certification.
- Ability to be curious and learn from asking questions and
listening to others.
- Strong computer and Microsoft applications software
- Good working knowledge of English, grammar, punctuation,
spelling, style, etc. with the ability to read and write reports,
policies, and procedures.
- Ability to analyze and understand the nature of the business;
how initiatives will impact the strategic plan, financial
resources, and human resources.
- Ability to visualize creative initiatives and make decisions to
ensure optimal resource use, minimize total costs, and maximize
value to the customer.
- Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of changing
situations in a timely manner.
Certificates and Licenses Required:
- Must possess valid class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
with a passenger endorsement and air brake restriction lifted
operator's license that is not under suspension or revocation, and
possess current automobile insurance coverage.
- Must possess a valid DOT medical card.
- This is a safety sensitive position subject to US DOT Drug and
Alcohol pre-employment, random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion
and return to duty testing.
Capital Area Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.