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Title: Fleet Maintenance Manager
Company: First Transit
Location: Cortland, New York
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 129811
Fleet Maintenance Manager - Servicing Cortland Transit

First Transit is seeking a Maintenance Manager to supervise the maintenance and repair of a fleet of revenue vehicles to company and Cortland Transit contract requirements.

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First Transit is proud to offer:
  • Attractive salary based on experience & qualifications

  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.

  • Full benefits packages with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.

  • A great work environment.

  • Schedules and administers fleet maintenance, assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment. Communicates availability of vehicles for service with dispatch and other operations personnel.

  • In relation to subordinates, is responsible for hiring, firing, recommending salary increases or decreases, training and employee development, planning and directing the work, disciplining, handling employee complaints or grievances, and handling performance reviews.

  • Works closely with the location manager and region maintenance management providing status of maintenance and budget requirements. May review financial and budget variances, review repair orders or code and approve account payable documents.

  • Ensures compliance on a day-to-day basis with Client, State, Federal and Company requirements. Ensures a safe environment exists and that all maintenance and related activities are in conformance with company policies and regulatory requirements.

  • Reviews repair orders.

  • Travels across New York State and works closely with outside vendors to help with service in other parts of the state.

  • May order fuel for vehicles, order parts, and subcontract repair work.

  • Initiates and implements projects that improve efficiency and/or reduces operating costs.

  • Ensures that maintenance technicians are trained on current operating procedures, are properly equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.

  • Supervises bus fueling. May arrange services for building and ground keeping.

  • Completes special projects as assigned. Required to perform hands-on work activities.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Technical training preferred

  • 5+ years of experience of vehicle maintenance management experience

  • Industry experience repairing and maintaining diesel vehicles; bus experience preferred

  • Valid driver's license

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Strong organizational and shop planning skills

  • Subject to a drug test

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

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FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. 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. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, FirstGroup 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.

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