Transit Systems 2021-11-24 2021-12-27

Technical Services Manager

Company: Omnitrans View more listings
Location: San Bernardino, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 137128

Ride OMNITRANS to a satisfying career that lets you make a difference in the San Bernardino Valley. Omnitrans, provider of public mass transit for the San Bernardino Valley in Southern California is seeking a highly skilled professional to join our award-winning team. Omnitrans is a great place to work; we are located close to the mountains, the desert, and beaches of Southern California. The ideal Candidate hired will provide support to the Maintenance Department by conducting project management, maintenance training, technical software maintenance, and oversight of regulatory compliance. Creates department procedures and Technical Service Bulletins.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position:

  • Assigns work to the Transit Technical Trainer and special projects staff, coordinating workers activities to ensure maximum efficiency.

  • Develops specifications, scopes of work, and independent cost estimates for projects.

  • Establishes goals and objectives for the Maintenance Training section.

  • Evaluates employee performance.

  • Enforces the safety performance including rules and regulations compliance and recommends corrective action.

  • Supervises training staff and project task staff.

  • Analyzes technical data and creates project procedures.

  • Develops training curriculum and materials. Approves training schedules and maintains training records.

  • Maintains technical libraries and electronic media. Reviews industry publications.

  • Administers department emissions testing programs.

  • Manages vehicle purchases and conducts line inspections and configuration audits at vehicle manufacturing facilities.

  • Supervises the acceptance inspection process for new vehicles.

Directly supervises employees in the Maintenance Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, labor contracts and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Two years post high school/GED education with a preference given to mechanical engineering; a minimum of 5 years’ experience with at least 3 years of recent experience training adults; OR any equivalent combination of education and work experience with 3 years of recent experience training adults. Must be familiar with current business operating systems, Microsoft office, vehicle diagnostics, and other software applications.

Possession of a valid Commercial Class B license, with a passenger endorsement is required. Must have Commercial Class B permit at time of hire and obtain license within six (6) months of hire.

  • Methods, equipment and tools used in vehicle maintenance operation.

  • Parts room procedures, inventory control methods and purchasing procedures.

  • Construction and operations of buses, diesel engines and motor vehicle equipment.

  • Diagnose mechanical failures, and train maintenance department personnel.

  • Enforce the preventative maintenance program, shop procedures and safety standards.

  • Should have the ability to work PC applications including CAD/CAM and graphic design programs.

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Candidates will be screened for relevant qualifying experience that consists of an evaluation of education and experience. The most competitively qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include a combination of written, performance, and oral examinations. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam, including a drug test, and a criminal background investigation, which will include Live Scan fingerprinting. For further information and to submit an application visit our website at:

EEO/AA including Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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