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Maintenance Manager

Company: First Transit
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Fleet Maintenance Manager First Transit has been purchased by Transdev and will be the employer for this job posting. We are the leading integrator and operator of multiple modes of transportation. We have many growth opportunities with a combined presence in 43 U.S. states and D.C., and Puerto Rico! You can find additional job opportunities and locations directly at www.transdevNA.jobs . NOTE: The following position is for a proposed new business within First Transit. Only candidates meeting the work experience requirements will be considered. First things First: Who are we? First Transit Inc. is a leading public transportation contracting and management services provider. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. About the Position Join the First Transit team as Fleet Maintenance Manager in the Greater Chicago area. The Maintenance Manager will supervise the maintenance and repair of buses and support vehicles to contract requirements. We hire individuals who make safety and customer service their top priorities. We are looking for you if you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed!

  • Schedules and administers fleet maintenance and assists in troubleshooting problems with vehicles and equipment.
  • Communicates availability of vehicles for service with dispatchers and the operations department.
  • In relation to subordinates, is responsible for employment decisions, training, and development; planning and directing the work; disciplining; handling employee complaints or grievances; and handling performance reviews. Qualifications
    • Technical training preferred
    • Valid IL CDL B w/Passenger endorsement
    • 5 years of hands-on mechanical supervisory experience
    • Experience maintaining a fleet of 70 or more buses
    • Experience developing, implementing, and maintaining a qualified maintenance program
    • Experience with Eldorado or equivalent paratransit or fixed-route buses
    • Completion of Automotive Service Excellence certification (ASE) of (A1-A9, H8) or equivalent manufacturer training and certifications related to Pace vehicle operations is preferred but not required.
    • Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason. First for a Reason Benefits We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. Diversity & Inclusion Because we're stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We're committed to providing everyone an inclusive and diverse working environment daily. Professional Advancement Start here. Go far. Thanks to our strong presence across North America, we believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. Extensive Training Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. Community Service & Impact Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll positively impact others. About First Transit First is the largest passenger transportation company in North America. We provide passenger transport and maintenance services to municipalities, school districts, and the general public in the U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operation is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, and employs more than 96,000 employees at 1,200 locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces. Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit! We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce; therefore, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles, California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer, and by doing so, we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all. #LI-BID_RE1

Keywords: First Transit, Evanston , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Evanston, Illinois

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