Director of Maintenance

Executive & Senior Level Management Phoenix, AZ



Location: 2225 W. Lower Buckeye Road  


About Transdev: Cities, counties, airports, companies, and universities across the U.S. contract with Transdev to operate their transportation systems, maintain their vehicle and fleets, and deliver on mobility solutions. Transdev U.S. employs a team of 32,000 across 400 locations while maintaining more than 17,000 vehicles.   
Part of a global company, Transdev is a leader in mobility with operations in 19 countries, proudly operated by 110,000 team members from around the world. As an operator and global integrator of mobility, we are driven by our purpose. Transdev – the mobility company – empowers the freedom to move everyday thanks to safe, reliable, and innovative solutions that serve the common good. Find out more at or watch an overview video at  

Position Summary:  

The Director of Maintenance will oversee its functions and employees. The principal function will be to oversee fleet maintenance functions and employees. This person will be responsible to the General Manager and the City of Phoenix for the proper maintenance and reliable provision of all services stipulated in this Work Scope. This person will supervise the daily activities of all mechanics, utility workers, fare collection technicians, and other related staff. The Director of Maintenance will work cooperatively with City of Phoenix and be accountable for all substantive matters pertaining to fleet and associated equipment maintenance as provided under this Contract  


  • Ensures the effective management of maintenance departments and personnel
  • Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates Maintenance Managers
  • Provides oversight for maintenance compliance with site-specific contracts
  • Ensures that company and client property and equipment is maintained and operating efficiently
  • Monitors inventory and inventory controls
  • Ensures that each site follows appropriate and compliant safety policies and procedures
  • Oversees the development and administration of the operational budget; creates strategies to ensure that locations are fiscally sound
  • Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods
  • Other duties as required.

Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required  

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred


  • 5 years or more of management experience of multiple sites in the repair and maintenance of vehicles, including experience managing in a union environment
  • Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License with passenger and airbrake endorsements required

Skills and Knowledge Required  

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Broad understanding of all mechanical systems related to heavy duty transportation vehicles
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local commercial vehicle regulations
  • Working knowledge of safety and worker compensation policies and requirements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven experience in budget preparation and management
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with all company departments, clients, regulatory agencies and vendors
  • Ability to work well with labor

Travel requirement (as a percent): <10% for travel between properties  

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 accommodation 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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