We are seeking a Fleet Manager for our Harlem Division. This is a supervisory position that consists of administering the day-to-day operations of the Maintenance Department. Work involves supervision of all maintenance personnel, performance of actual maintenance work, inspection of work performed, purchasing of parts and supplies and general responsibility for inventory. This is a working maintenance supervisory position responsible for the overall operation of the maintenance function along with performing actual repairs and preventive maintenance on vehicles. ASE Certifications and previous supervisory experience preferred.
The Fleet Manager must be able to perform the following tasks, among others:
Direct and coordinate the work of all Maintenance Personnel in repairing and servicing of all equipment (vehicles, shop equipment, building and grounds) that are owned, rented, leased or provided by the client agency and which pertain to the transit system.
Perform repair work and preventive maintenance on division vehicles.
Direct and coordinate a complete system to maintain a supply of parts, fuel, oil, tires and supplies for the above mentioned items at their lowest possible cost.
Select, train and evaluate the work of all personnel connected with the Maintenance Department. Document poor performance and discipline as necessary. Maintain an adequate work force to ensure that the above is done in an efficient manner.
Develop and coordinate the clerical and administrative functions involved in record keeping and reporting that pertain to maintenance of the transit property.
Consult with General Manager in preparation of the budget for the Maintenance Department. Consult on an as-needed basis with the client agency so as to have an efficient Maintenance Department.
Direct and coordinate a system to provide adequate security for the Maintenance Department.
Additional duties as assigned.
Must have 3 years of experience managing a fleet of 100 vehicles.
Must have managed a minimum of 8 technicians.
Must have hands on experience in the repair of automotive and light duty trucks or equivalent technical certifications.
Must be familar with managing budgets and inventories.
Must have knowledge of NYSDOT regulations.
This position requires an individual who is able to assimilate information quickly and accurately in order to make effective day-to-day operational decisions.
Supervisory experience with hourly employees and knowledge of Human Resources/Union issues is preferred. Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and strong time management skills are required.
Experience with recruiting and training hourly employees and a working knowledge of state and federal regulations are preferred.
Knowledge of local training program and local operations.
Familiarization with service area.
Knowledge of project specific vehicles, components and data/communications systems.
Knowledge of State and Federal regulations and corporate safety programs and policies.
Ability to read, write and speak English.
Ability to communicate effectively and work with all departments.
Ability to work independently and objectively.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to effectively delegate tasks and provide appropriate supervision and follow up to department staff.
Must be able to use Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
Must have a valid regular Driver's License; no CDL required.
Strong analytical skills. Physical Demands/Work Environment
Work extended hours periodically.
Must be willing to work on Saturday, Sundays & Holidays
Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
Manage personnel effectively.
Oversee and monitor all safety issues.
Travel as needed to conduct company business or attend company functions.
Work environment includes office, transit facility, maintenance facility and transit vehicles.
Extended sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, loading and unloading, driving, riding in vehicles, exposure to elements.
Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. MV Transportation is an equal opportunity employer