Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Management & Supervisory Phoenix, AZ


JOIN the TRANSDEV Team as a Maintenance Supervisor 
Location: 405 N 79th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85043 
Position Summary: 
Directly supervises the mechanics, service employees and other maintenance personnel, monitors outside contract laborers; schedules the repairs and maintenance of a wide variety of LNG and diesel-powered equipment; ensures an environment that meets safety and regulatory requirements and monitors all daily contractual maintenance obligations.  
Essential Job Functions: 
Supervises mechanics, monitors outside contract laborers. 
  • Supervises mechanics, investigates, provides information, makes and administers decisions concerning employee discipline.
  • Daily review of RTA dashboard and subsequent follow up on all abnormal issues.
  • The Maintenance Supervisors also has the responsibility of scheduling time off.
  • Evaluates the performance of both new and current employees.
  • Facilitates and schedules training of both new and current employees.
  • Works with Human Resources by participating in interview panels for maintenance positions.
  • Monitors the budget at a sectional level.
  • Explains administrative policies and procedures to employees; administers Collective Bargaining Agreement provisions.
  • Monitors absences/PTO/FMLA usage; verifies and authorizes time sheets for payroll purposes.
  • Represents Veolia Transportation at first level grievances.
  • Assisting with scheduling outside contract labor for special projects and monitors the laborers performance.
  • Conducts daily safety/shift turnover meetings with both mechanics and supervisor on duty.
  • Works with facility maintenance to communicate issues relevant to a safe and pleasant work environment.
Coordinates coach/fleet vehicle repairs and maintenance 
  • Schedules major and minor repairs.
  • Creates work orders for repairs to coaches, reviews past work orders for repairs to coaches, and reviews and closes current work orders.
  • Assigns work to mechanics based on the work required and the qualifications of the mechanic.
  • Makes on-the-spot decisions regarding repairs; and, at times, makes on-the-spot repairs when necessary.
  • Communicates with mechanics on diagnosis and procedures for repair and assists with technical questions.
  • Monitors tracking sheets generated by management to ensure repairs are completed in a timely manner.
  • Monitors the work of both internal employees and vendors for quality and quantity.
  • Works with Parts personnel to obtain the correct replacement parts.
  • Decides which coaches to pull/swap out and relays this information to operations at least 8 hours in advance.
  • Lists and schedules coaches ready for PMI’s and other work and communicates this information with operations.
  • Assists with the scheduling of coaches needed for detailing and steaming for the service workers.
Tracks and analyzes data for various reports 
  • Reviews work orders and all company generated reports for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Monitors the status of down/out-of-service equipment and issues a daily report to the COP.
  • Collects oil samples and sends them for analysis, with follow up on associated repairs and notification.
  • Ensures work order closure at EOM as per RTA guidelines.
Performs tasks and projects as assigned 
  • Addresses environmental concerns or issues that develop within the facility.
  • Addresses environmental concerns or issues that develop out on the road in case of a vehicle failure.
  • Ensures the cleanliness of the yard and facilities by walking the facility at the start and end of each shift.
  • Communicates with management both within and from other departments daily to ensure objectives are met.
Purpose and Nature of Work Relationships: 
Has extensive contact with others inside the organization; works with Radio personnel, operations supervisors, and dispatch to facilitate the maintenance and repairs of the coaches. 
Has moderate contact with others outside the organization; communicates with the City of Phoenix (COP) regarding repairs and COP inspections, communicates with outside vendors regarding the repair/maintenance/wrapping of the coaches. 
Percentage of Time for Essential Duties and Major Responsibilities: 
  • Supervises employees; monitors outside contract laborers                           35%
  • Coordinates coach/fleet vehicle repairs and maintenance                             35%
  • Tracks and analyzes data for various reports                                                 20%
  • Performs tasks and projects as assigned                                                       10%
Essential Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Requires five (5) years of progressive mechanical experience to include diesel mechanic experience of which a minimum of 2 years must be in supervisory or lead role.
  • An Associates degree in management, mechanical engineering or other related technical field is required or an amount of experience equivalent to an Associates degree.
  • High School Diploma or GED and valid AZ driver’s license and the ability to obtain a CDL Class B with Passenger Endorsement required.
  • Must have forklift certification. 
  • Must be computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs.
  • Must be able to work amid constant interruptions, prioritize and deal with time pressures and be able to clearly communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Must have a broad understanding of all mechanical systems related to heavy duty transportation vehicles to include transmissions, engines, brakes, climate control units.
  • Must have strong organization and labor relations skills, have radio dispatch skills and have basic math skills for tracking trend and for report writing.
  • This position is autonomous, and self-directed and the ability to handle crisis/conflict is required.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical examination including a drug test.
Tools, Equipment and Vehicles Used: 
Computer, printer, 2-way radio, telephone, fax, coach and fleet vehicles, forklift, CFAC lifts, hand tools; uniforms are worn. 
Unique Working Conditions: 
Works outside in extreme weather conditions, is around fumes/odors and chemicals, and is around heavy machinery and safety hazards. 
About us: 
Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, and shuttle services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities, and airports, providing safe, sustainable, and innovative mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, enhance quality of life, and contribute to a more sustainable environment. 
If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in the US without restrictions for any employer at any time; and be able to pass a drug screen and background check. 
If you have any questions, please contact our Recruiter at 623-474-8921. 
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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. 
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Transdev is a Drug-free workplace.