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Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Capital Area Transit
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Maintenance Supervisor

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 description).

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 policy.

Ensures staff carries out tasks and mission by providing leadership, goal setting, coaching, evaluation, team building, and problem resolution.

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 service.

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 experience:

  • HS degree or equivalent required. Prefer Associate's degree or graduate of a trade school with training in heavy-duty fleet vehicle maintenance.
  • 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 proficiency.
  • 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.

Keywords: Capital Area Transit, Harrisburg , Maintenance Supervisor, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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