Fleet Maintenance Supervisor

Location
Leesburg, VA
Posted
Jul 19, 2018
Closes
Aug 30, 2018
Industry
Automotive, Education
Hours
Full Time
The Fleet Maintenance Supervisor provides leadership in operation of programs and ensures a high level of quality throughout the Fleet Maintenance program.

Analyzes data to ensure that key performance indicators are met. Communicates with staff regularly and participates in activities for Fleet Maintenance Technicians. Assist Fleet Manager in directing all aspects of the consolidated School Division-County fleet maintenance facility, including planning directed at competitive enterprise fund operations and accountability for personnel staffing of a complex work force with varying levels of technical expertise.

• Supervises and conducts annual evaluations for more than 50 employees
• Recommends hiring, promotion, discipline, and discharge of employees
• Collaborates and leads teams to facilitate repairs and create work schedules to maintain large vehicle fleet
• Schedules and manage vehicle work flow to assure optimal vehicle operational readiness
• Works with Transportation Operations to find innovative solutions to meet program needs.
• Recommends staff utilization and classifications to Fleet Manager and/or Director of Transportation
• Assist Fleet Manager in planning and directing activities of Fleet Maintenance programs
• Determines training needs for Shop Foreman's and technical staff assigned to the Central Garage
• Develops and conducts training for workshops, leadership meetings, etc.
• Participates in professional development through attendance at professional meetings, webinars, classes, etc.
• Works with industry vendors to establish qualified support, collaboration, and teamwork
• Recommends vehicle and school bus updates on new industry equipment and support
• Maintains and recommends Central Garage equipment replacement and upgrades annually
• Implements cost containment tactics through negotiation with local and national vendors
• Assist Fleet Manager in development of specifications for procurement contracts, monitors and enforces existing contracts
• Provides information and recommendations to the Fleet Manager for the enterprise fund Steering Committee concerning charge-back costs and growth predictions and trends
• Exhibits working knowledge of all state, federal and local policies and regulations
• Complies with local, state, and federal regulations governing vehicle maintenance and fueling operations
• Assist Fleet Manager in development and maintenance of business plans to determine Central Garage Facility equipment and funding needs
• Has clear understanding of Fleet Managers vision and mission, and works actively to help achieve departmental goals and objectives.
• Performs other tasks and responsibilities as directed

Qualifications


• High School diploma or GED required; Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
• Five years of experience with a large fleet operation; three years of experience in supervisory and personnel management; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training to demonstrate the standards, concepts, and guidelines significant to perform the responsibilities of the position
• Annual training required to exceed knowledge, abilities, and skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrated experience in budget development
• In-depth management understanding of a fleet maintenance operation
• Commercial Driver's License is preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must successfully perform for the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend, and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
The Fleet Maintenance Supervisor reports to the LCPS Fleet Manager

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