Transdev Maintenance Manager in Columbia, South Carolina


Transdev is seeking a Maintenance Managerat our Columbia, South Carolina location. This position will oversee all activities of the Maintenance department, including the maintenance and repair of buses, other vehicles be responsible for developing, communicating, and enforcing safety policies and procedures at the transit location in compliance with federal, state, local regulations and Transdev policies.


  • Oversees repairs, preventive maintenance, servicing and cleaning of all buses and service vehicles.

  • Responsible for support services including heavy overhauls, light unit rebuilds, electronic and body repairs.

  • Responsible for the ordering of parts and maintaining inventory.

  • Supervises maintenance personnel including hiring, training, scheduling, promoting, discipline and terminations.

  • Monitors technician performance and initiates appropriate disciplinary action in a manner consistent with company/location policy.

  • Ensures that all mechanics have the proper licenses and certifications.

  • Supervises and inspects major repairs and provide technical assistance to mechanics.

  • Responsible for directing the work of all technicians including the development of work orders and the evaluation of all repairs performed by both the technicians and outside vendors.

  • Monitors radio communications during route times and ensures that all operator inquiries related to the mechanical operation of the vehicle are responded to immediately.

  • Responsible for vehicle titles and registration; which includes Vehicle Change Notice’s and annual registration fees.

  • Responsible for DOT compliance and inspections of revenue and service equipment.

  • Other duties to ensure the efficient operation of the maintenance facility.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required.

Experience :

  • 5 years or more of management experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy duty vehicles.

  • Must have previous experience overseeing managing employees .

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication, verbal, and written skills a must.

  • Must be able to perform complex technical and administrative work over-seeing the maintenance program to the standards set by the company and client.

  • Must be detailed orientated, well organized, and possess effective time management skills.

  • Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information/situations.

  • Must be able to demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy.

  • Must be a team player yet able to work well independently.

  • Must be able to work well with a diverse group of internal and external customers.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands or arms; and talk or hear.

  • Frequently required to sit.

  • Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel.

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.

EEO is the Law Poster:

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 2017-6714

Job Locations US-SC-Columbia

Posted Date 7/12/2017

Position Category Management & Above

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 787

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services