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Manager Shop II

Employer
First Student
Location
Pittsburgh, PA, US
Salary
Competitive

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Location 101 Old Frankstown Rd. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15239 US
Phone Number (412) 793-9600
Categories Maintenance Management & Supervisory
Req ID JR3136 Manager Shop II (Open)

First for a reason
First Student is the largest school transportation provider in North America with more than a century of experience providing safe and reliable transportation. We work with 1,250 school districts in 39 states and 8 Canadian provinces carrying approximately five million students in 21,000 schools daily.

Major Responsibilities
  • Schedules and administers fleet maintenance, assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment. Communicates availability of vehicles for service with dispatch and other operations personnel.
  • *In relation to subordinates, is responsible for hiring; firing; approving salary increases or decreases; training and employee development; planning and directing the work; disciplining; handling employee complaints or grievances; and handling performance reviews. While the Mgr Maintenance is required to make personnel-related recommendations, some actions require further approval.
  • Works closely with the location manager and region maintenance management providing status of maintenance and budget requirements. May review financial and budget variances, review repair orders or code and approve account payable documents.
  • Ensures compliance on a day-to-day basis with State, Federal and Company requirements. Ensures a safe environment exists and that all maintenance and related activities are in conformance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews repair orders. May order fuel for vehicles, order parts, and subcontract repair work.
  • Initiates and implements projects that improve efficiency and/or reduces operating costs.
  • Ensures that maintenance technicians are trained on current operating procedures, are properly equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.
  • Supervises bus fueling. May arrange services for building and ground keeping.
  • Completes special projects as assigned. Required to perform hands-on work activities.
Minimum Education or Certifications Required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical training preferred
  • Possess CDL Operator's license with required endorsements
Minimum Experience or Skills Required
  • 5+ years of hands-on mechanical supervisory experience
  • May require lifting of 20 to 50 lbs
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Industry experience repairing and maintaining diesel engines and school bus equipment is preferred
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
  • Maintenance Shop
  • Must be able to work in a crouched position or on back lying on mechanic's dolly beneath motor vehicle equipment; subjected to dust, dirt, and grease conditions.
Disclaimer
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

In the state of Washington, all technician and driving positions, including but not limited to van drivers and any other position requiring employees to drive a company-owned vehicle, are considered safety-sensitive and are therefore subject to drug and alcohol testing, including cannabis.

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. First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other fair chance law. Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance Poster is at this link or upon request https://www.phila.gov/media/20210423160847/Fair-Chance-Hiring-law-poster.pdf .

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