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Assistant Maintenance Manager



First things First: Who are we? 

First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. 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

The Assistant Maintenance Manager assists in supervising the maintenance and repairs of buses, other vehicles, and equipment to contract requirements at the location.

  • 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; approving salary increases or decreases; training and employee development; planning and directing the work; disciplining; handling employee complaints or grievances, and handling performance reviews. While the Mgr. Maintenance is required to make personnel-related recommendations, some actions require further approval.
  • Reviews repair orders. May order fuel for vehicles, order parts, and subcontract repair work.
  • Assists in training maintenance technicians on current operating procedures and ensuring technicians
  • 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.

Qualifications 

  • 3-5+ years of hands-on mechanical supervisory experience
  • May require lifting of 20 to 50 lbs
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Industry experience repairing and maintaining diesel engines and school bus equipment is preferred

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 an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. 

Professional Advancement 

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. 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 have a positive impact on others. 

 

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.


 
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Location
55595 - RPTA
2050 WEST RIO SALADO PARKWAY, Tempe, Arizona, USA, 85281-2802
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Tempe
  • State / Province:
    Arizona
  • Job Category:
    Operations Management & Supervisory
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    16026717279
  • Vacancy Number:
    41062
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