Supervisor Bus Maintenance

Metro Bus St Louis, Missouri


Description

Supervisor Bus Maintenance

 

Full-time employment opportunity with a dynamic and multi-faceted resource for economic development in the St. Louis region.

About Us

 

Since 1950, we have partnered with private and public organizations on hundreds of projects that have created thousands of jobs on both sides of the Mississippi River.

 

BSD operates with a focus on making a positive impact on the region and the nation, better connecting the Bi-State area to the rest of the world. We are impacting neighborhoods, large and small, in Illinois and in Missouri, with investments that are shaped by our unique perspective of the region and its potential.

 

Why Work Here

  • Work for a company that strives to make a positive impact in the region
  • Earn competitive salary
  • Free access to 9 gyms at our facilities 24/7 with Personal Trainers available
  • Discounted memberships with Club Fitness
  • Wellness program that provides free health screenings
  • Discounted cellular phone service
  • Free MetroLink and MetroBus access
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage effective on your 1st day
  • 4 weeks earned PTO
  • Your Birthday is a floating holiday
  • Company sponsored 401(k plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eligible for federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program

 

 

The Role

 

To effect efficient, timely repair and maintenance of the bus fleet so as to assure vehicle availability to meet safety and passenger service requirements while maintaining a high degree of quality in the most cost effective manner possible.

Responsibilities

Supervision of union staff, to ensure bus fleet is available for service by inspecting, planning, scheduling, and following up on maintenance and repairs.

Develop and maintain a vehicle specific preventive and predictive maintenance program.

Highly trained and motivated work force.

Maximize resource utilization.

Maximize equipment availability.

Assure equipment safety.

Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, and project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Develops and maintains positive public relations with emphasis on customer service. Committed to staff development and cooperative management practices.

Supervision of union staff, to ensure the daily fueling, cleaning and parking of bus fleet.
Ensure materials are available for maintenance and repairs by ordering parts and out of stock items as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Comprehensive Knowledge of :

  • Proper mechanical procedures, methods, tools, and techniques necessary to effect proper maintenance and repair of transit bus fleet. 
  • Knowledge of diesel technology as it relates to repair and overhaul.
  • Knowledge of transit coach mechanical systems and the synthesis involved in the cohesive

operation of those systems.

Skills:

  • Organizational; written communication; oral communication; reading; comprehension; troubleshooting; mechanical; teaching; complex problem solving, personal computer.

Abilities:

  • Ability to research and organize data to develop long-range action plan.
  • Ability to react successfully to daily events while maintaining progress toward planed outcomes.
  • Ability and willingness to foster a team environment within the Vehicle Maintenance Department and with other departments in the course of daily activities.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands by internal and external customers. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex mechanical problems. 
  • Ability to tolerate loud noise. 
  • Ability to evaluate, organize and motivate union employees engaged in mechanical repair in an industrial environment.
  • Ability to keep abreast of new products, procedures, and changing technology relevant to this position. 

Ability to use a personal computer and job-related software applications.

Education

Experience

Degree: Two-year college or technical highly desirable.

Years: Minimum five (5) required.

Field: Auto or Diesel Technology or related field.

Field: Auto or Diesel Maintenance or related field.

 

 

 

Bi-State Development is committed to providing an Equal Employment Opportunity experience for all employees, applicants, vendors and customers with an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.