Reporting to the Superintendent of Equipment, the Maintenance Shop Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing all maintenance shop activities of a national, specialized transportation and heavy rigging company’s fleet of prime movers, semi-tractors, numerous trailers and other powered and non-powered equipment.
While ultimately responsible for overseeing the entire work scope of the mechanic shop and its personnel, the Maintenance Shop Manager is very much “hands on” with the day to day operations and performance of equipment maintenance.
- Manages the day-to-day operational aspects of the mechanic shops as well as supervises and coordinates the activities of all maintenance shop personnel.
- Provides the necessary oversight for all regulatory compliance with regards to DOT and FMCSA as well as other regulatory agencies that may be applicable.
- Is responsible for ensuring that all Company assets are compliant with annual DOT and other FMCSA inspection requirements.
- Diagnoses, tests, analyze and interpret technical data employed in the diagnosis of malfunctions, maintenance, and repair of equipment.
- Estimates repair priorities based on equipment demands and availability of parts and personnel.
- Directs emergency recovery and repair for all company equipment.
- Manages scheduling of periodic maintenance and services.
- Directs the establishment and operation of shop supply prescribed load lists for organizational repair and maintenance related items.
- Enforces Company safety and fire emergency preparedness plans as directed by the Company’s Director of Safety and Risk Management
- Prepares and submits daily status reports to corporate management.
- Writes and updates internal maintenance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs.)
- Manages maintenance schedule of specialized equipment to meet the needs of project requirements and scheduled delivery dates.
- Assist with establishing internal procedures to receive, issue, and store tools, parts, publications, and POL products.
- Manages shop calibration requirements, oil analysis program and disposal of POL products.
- Oversees and develops an aggressive preventative maintenance program for company equipment to ensure their reliability and quality control performance.
- Analyzes and interprets technical data employed in the diagnosis of malfunctions.
- Advises and instructs repair personnel on specialized tests to isolate causes of equipment failures and malfunctions.
- Estimates repair priorities based on mission, type of work to be performed, and availability of parts and personnel.
Qualifications and Requirements
- Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
- Minimum of ten years demonstrated experience as diesel mechanic with heavy truck and trailer experience a must.
- Two years of supervisory or lead experience is preferred. Mechanic School Certification preferred. ASE Certification preferred.
- Must have demonstrated knowledge of transmission, electrical system, diesel engines, brake systems, A/C and hydraulics.
- This job requires organizational and administration expertise for effectively managing a team of subordinates. Should have good leadership and organizational skills and the ability to motivate team members.
- Must have computer skills and be able to operate and administer several computer based programs.
Environment / Physical Demands
- Must be able to lift 50lbs repetitively.
- Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time.
- Environment is office and outdoor with seasonal temperature swings.
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