Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Maintain the safety and productivity of the division vehicles and/or containers by supervising and coordinating the activities of the shop personnel. The Maintenance Supervisor is the first-line supervisor responsible for directing the workflow within the maintenance or container shop

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

o Perform supervisory function participating in hiring, training, scheduling and performance management decisions
o Review work orders, assign tasks to employees and verify the quality of work performed
o Coach mechanics on techniques and procedures, as appropriate
o Ensure maximum productivity and safety from each mechanic through balanced work assignments
o Maintain records of all preventive and corrective maintenance performed, and assure proper data entry into the Computer
o Schedule work to be performed based on routine preventive maintenance inspections
o Procure parts necessary to complete repairs within assigned limits. Refer larger purchases or major repairs to Manager
o Conduct employee observations, truck and tool inspections. Complete reports and discuss finding with employees
o Maintain a safe and productive work environment
o May occasionally road test vehicles to determine repairs needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

o Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other related state and federal regulations
o Ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization, with customers and external vendors
o Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals
o Strong written and oral communications skills
o Strong motivational, coaching and teaching skills
o Must meet all regulatory requirements to operate trucks and other equipment used

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education: High School Diploma, GED and/or equivalent work experience
Years of Experience: Three years of vehicle/hydraulic maintenance or welding experience demonstrating progressive levels of skill attained is required. Two years supervisory experience, is preferred
Certifications: Valid commercial driver's license preferred. A Mechanic school certification and/or ASE certification is preferred

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE USED:

o Usual office equipment including telephone, fax, copier, calculator and computer
o Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
o Company information system applications (RTA)
o Vehicle diagnostic equipment
o Tools and equipment used in shop including but not limited to floor sweeper, fork lift, hydraulic hose, air powered tools, hand tools
o Two way radio

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

o Mechanics are exposed to the following conditions:
o Slippery floors due to oil and grease spills
o Cramped conditions under trucks and in truck compartments
o Petroleum products and solvents
o Hot temperatures from engines and coolant systems
o Vibration from powered hand tools
o Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures
o May be exposed to solvents and chemicals, and refuse in trucks
o Other risks associated with working around machines, tools and trucks

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

o Ability to operate trucks and other equipment used as needed
o Ability to organize various office systems through adjusting, connecting, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending or folding for the purpose of proper records development and/or management
o Ability to use a computer and related devices, such as a keyboard or mouse or other related equipment, throughout the workday while seated at a desk or workstation
o Ability to climb ladders, bend or stand for long periods of time. In addition, individuals must be able to reach above shoulders and lift a minimum of 50 pounds