Transit Systems 2021-06-09 2021-07-14

Assistant Transit Maintenance Superintendent (Transit/Bus Maintenance)

Company: Broward County Transportation Department View more listings
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 132330

Salary: $59,276.05 - $94,605.26 Annually

Closing Date: Open until a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The Broward County Transportation Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Transit Maintenance Superintendent in the Transit Division (Bus Maintenance).

General Description:
The purpose of this class within the organization is to assist in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the transit garage and coach system.

This class works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires specialized courses/training equivalent to completion of one (1) year of college from an accredited college, university, or technical trade school.

Requires two (2) years in transit maintenance with supervisory experience or closely related experience.

Other Requirements:
Broward County Transit is a 24/7 operation. Normal work hours for this position are Monday - Friday from 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM. The successful applicant must also be willing and able to work hours outside of this schedule as needed (days, evenings, weekends, and holidays). Ability to report to multiple work locations as needed.

Special Certifications and Licenses:


  • Ability to obtain a Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or Commercial Learner's Permit with Air Brake and Passenger Endorsements within six months of hire
  • 1+ years Experience in a Union environment or Union negotiation experience
  • 1+ years Maintenance Management Software Experience (Asset Works, Spear, etc.)
  • 1+ years Advanced Time and Attendance (Kronos or similar)
  • EPA 608 Certification (40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F (608) Federal License for Handling Refrigerants)
  • EPA 609 Certification
  • ASE Certification (e.g., A3 Manual Transmission, A4 Steering and Suspension, A5 Brakes, A7 AC)
  • OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklift Compliance)
  • Associate Degree or Technical/Vocational Program Completion, Bachelor's Degree or higher in related field

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job, as necessary.
  • Assists in managing the day-to-day operation of the garage; monitors road calls, attendance, overtime, parts needed, repairs on buses, safety concerns and any other issues that come up on a daily basis.

  • Provides daily leadership, guidance, and motivation of team members.

  • Provides maintenance task management and staff scheduling support to Broward County's Transportation Department, for the continued operation of Transit services.

  • Monitors and charts Road Calls and Repairs, oversees expenditures, and manages team to achieve optimum shop output.

  • Manages adherence and completion on Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Preventative Maintenance Deficiencies (PMD).

  • Assists in the preparation and documentation of the Departmental budget.

  • Assists in administration of various contracts for the agency including authorizing invoices for payment; approves p-card purchases of subordinates; attends various meetings (staff, supervisors, component manufacturers, bus manufacturer, safety, other division needs, pre-bids for my different projects, computer software, vendors, other county agencies, FDOT (Florida Department of Transportation), FTA (Federal Transit Administration).

  • Writes various reports daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually; analyzes different reports to gather data to forecast future repairs; assists in writing technical specifications for new buses, specifications for new shop equipment as well as expiring contracts.

  • Inspects the shop and workload and debriefs supervisor for amount of work completed and concerns he/she may have; meets with maintenance staff, if there is an issue with parts, assignments, instructions, or other issues.

  • Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness, and speed in the use of fingers, hands, or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office equipment or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic, moving machinery, chemicals, and shop equipment.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.



Transit Job Listing - Assistant Transit Maintenance Superintendent (Transit/Bus Maintenance)