Transdev Maintenance Manager in Boise, Idaho

Overview:

Transdev, formerly Veolia Transportation, is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

With a team of employees, maintains, services, and repairs a transit fleet.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with scheduling employees for the department; trains, coaches, and supervises mechanics; may administer collective bargaining agreement provisions

  • Monitors daily accident reports to establish efficient repair schedules; inspects damaged units to estimate cost of repair and time required for repairs

  • Establishes 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

  • Manages, controls, and monitors inventory, in the absence of Manager Parts; examines worn or damaged parts and makes recommendations for repair/replacement to management

  • 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

  • Ensures that property, grounds, and facilities are clean and well organized

Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED

  • Must be age 21 or older

  • Must possess a Commercial Driving License with Passenger and Airbrake endorsements

  • Appropriate Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications preferred

  • Master Mechanic certification preferred

Experience :

  • 3 years or more of progressively responsible experience in the repair and maintenance of all types of automotive and transit equipment including supervisory experience

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • 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

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

  • Must be able to pass and maintain a DOT physical examination

For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers

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.

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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

Requisition ID 2017-6755

Job Locations US-ID-Boise

Posted Date 7/11/2017

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 902

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services