Transdev Maintenance Supervisor in Hyattsville, Maryland


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.

Oversees the day-to-day functions of mechanics, bus washers, and utility workers. Maintenance facilities typically operate on a three shift basis to ensure that maintenance on equipment is completed; tests and inspections of products, services and process to evaluate quality or performance of that equipment is accomplished; and specifications are met to DOT, client or Company standards. Dependent on the location, there may be one to several Maintenance Supervisors per shift.


  1. Oversees repairs, preventive maintenance, servicing and cleaning of revenue and non-revenue vehicles.

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

  3. Responsible for the ordering of parts and maintaining inventory.

  4. Supervises maintenance personnel including training, scheduling, discipline and terminations.

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

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

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

  8. 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.

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

  10. Advises Manager of individual situations that require further attention.

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

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

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


  • High School Diploma required; some college preferred.

  • Must have 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a safety sensitive environment.

  • Must have 3-5 years of experience dealing with heavy equipment or diesel engines.

  • Experience working with Unions and in the transportation industry a must.

  • Must have previous experience supervising employees on multiple shifts.

  • Valid CDL class B with passenger and airbrake endorsements.

  • ASE certification is required.

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

  • Must be able to demonstrate poise, tact, diplomacy and possesses good judgment and discretion.

  • Detail oriented, well organized, and possess effective time management skills.

  • General knowledge of Windows-based computer operating system and Microsoft office package.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours or shifts.


The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities.

  • 90% of work is accomplished open garage facility.

  • Ability to handle heavy lifting.

  • Performs physical activities that require considerable use of the arms, repetitive hand-wrist motion, and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

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

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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 2017-6041

Job Locations US - MD - Hyattsville

Posted Date 2/13/2017

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 781

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services