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Fleet Maintenance Manager (27379)

Join First Transit as Maintenance Manager

Become a part of our First Transit team as Maintenance Manager and supervise the maintenance and repair of vehicles to contract standards.

At First Transit, we are proud to offer:

  • Top salary based on experience & qualifications
  • Career advancement opportunities - Advance your career nationwide within First Transit, Greyhound, First Student, or First Vehicle Services divisions! 
  • Excellent benefits package including company training, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental, and RRSP.
  • A great work environment!

Maintenance Manager responsibilities: 

  • Schedules and administers fleet maintenance and assists in troubleshooting problems with vehicles and equipment.
  • Communicates availability of vehicles for service with dispatchers and operations department.
  • In relation to subordinates, is responsible for employment decisions, training and development; planning and directing the work; disciplining; handling employee complaints or grievances; and handling performance reviews.
  • Ensures that technicians are trained on current operating procedures, are properly equipped, and are motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Works closely with the location and region management teams providing maintenance status and budget updates. Reviews financial and budget variances and accounts payable documents.
  • Ensures a safe environment exists and all maintenance activities are in compliance with State, Federal and Company requirements.
  • Initiates and implements projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Supervises bus fueling, building and grounds keeping.
  • Completes special projects as assigned. Required to perform hands-on work activities.

Maintenance Manager requirements:

  • Previous fleet maintenance management and mechanical supervisory experience
  • CNG experience preferred
  • Valid Class 2 BC driver’s license with Air Endorsement preferred
  • Trades Ticket – Red seal in Mechanic Trade Preferred
  • Hold or have the ability to obtain a fork lift operator license
  • Hold or have the ability to obtain CVIP inspector and facility management
  • Leadership and team-building skills
  • May require lifting of 20 to 50 lbs
  • Able to make quick decisions quickly in a high-pressure shop environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills in computer Work Order Systems and Microsoft Office Suite; and other software
  • Understanding of environmental reporting requirements & spill response

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.

First Canada is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority.

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38625 - Kamloops
1460 Ord Road, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, V2B 7V4
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    First Transit Canada
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    Full Time
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