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Company: First Transit
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking



Fleet Maintenance Manager

NOTE: The following position is for proposed new business within First Transit. Only candidates meeting the work experience requirements will be considered.

Join the First Transit team as Fleet Maintenance Manager in Jacksonville, Fl. The Maintenance Manager will supervise the maintenance and repair of buses and support vehicles to contract requirements. We hire individuals who make safety and customer service their top priorities. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience & qualifications
  • Career advancement opportunities - Advance your career nationwide within First Transit, First Student, or First Vehicle Services divisions! 
  • Excellent benefits packages with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • Ongoing training
  • 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 to accomplish the maintenance program 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 comply with State, Federal, and Company requirements.
  • Initiates and implements projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Supervises bus fueling, building, and groundskeeping.
  • Completes special projects as assigned. You are required to perform hands-on work activities.

Maintenance Manager job requirements:

  • Technical training preferred
  • Valid Florida CDL B w/Passenger endorsement
  • 5-7 years of hands-on mechanical supervisory experience 
  • 5-7 years of overseeing at least a fleet of 50 vehicles
  • Direct automotive, diesel, or alternative fuel repair experience
  • Leadership and team-building skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • ASE Certifications strongly preferred (company training & bonuses available!)
  • May require lifting of up to 50 lbs.

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. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

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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