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Title: Rail Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor
Company: Hampton Roads Transit
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 102353
Hampton Roads Transit is seeking a Rail Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor to assign, monitor and train technical personnel in connection with the inspection, maintenance, repair, installation and alteration of all Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) and sub-systems to ensure safe and reliable operation.

Job Functions:
Oversee and execute maintenance actions within schedule and budget. Report delays and problems promptly, taking appropriate action to maintain effective coordination of activities. Develop plans to meet unexpected situations, emergencies and unusual events. Performs inspections of LRV’s and sub-systems including but not limited to building electrical/mechanical, and other elements related to maintaining a safe operating light rail system. Submits verbal and written reports of inspection findings. Recommends and executes maintenance schedules and supervisory procedures. Oversees, reviews, and accepts or rejects work performance by contractors. Trains employees in the safe and efficient performance of LRV system maintenance and proper operation of equipment/tooling. Assign personnel to provide emergency service. Responsible for monitoring productivity and quality of subordinate maintenance personnel performance. Enforce departmental policies and procedures and monitor employee attendance. Develop, administer and maintain records of instruction programs for safety, preventative maintenance and shop equipment.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
Ability to lead, understand and supervise maintenance repair, troubleshooting, rebuilds and overhaul of LRV’s. Ability to provide technical training and guidance for maintenance personnel in the diagnosis, repair, preventive maintenance and service of LRV’s. Ability to analyze malfunctions in mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electric equipment and determine repair and perform system fabrication and assembly tasks. Ability to maintain accurate records and correctly use test equipment (voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, insulation breakdown tester, wire tracer and other equipment as required). Knowledge of and experience with electric/mechanical maintenance safety practices as they pertain to rail transportation systems. Knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic systems, electric, testing and inspection methods/tools for maintenance and inspections. Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specification and electronic, electrical and electromechanical schematics, and diagrams.

Software applications:
Email, Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ability to learn the SPEAR Maintenance Management System

Associate Degree/Vocational Training certificate in the Electrical/Electronic technical field and 4 years of related trade experience with a Journeymen electrician license. OR High School Diploma/GED with 6 years of related trade experience.

Commercial driver’s license or commercial learner’s permit class B with air brake and passenger endorsement.

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Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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