Fleet Maintenance Supervisor
Company: Republic Services
Posted on: September 13, 2019
POSITION SUMMARY: The Fleet Maintenance Supervisor is responsible
for supervising a maintenance shop that is under the umbrella
responsibility of a Maintenance Manager. The Fleet Maintenance
Supervisors responsibilities include supervising a technician
(mechanic) team responsible for preventive maintenance/repair of a
fleet; machinery that supports a post-collection facility;
repair/maintenance of equipment that services the container shop;
and providing direction to technicians to ensure that all
repairs/maintenance to equipment (trucks -- diesel and alternate
fuel, containers and other heavy duty equipment) are performed in
compliance with Company safety and compliance standards, and with
all federal and state regulations. The Fleet Maintenance Supervisor
is responsible for planning and scheduling repair work for the work
group to ensure that all work is done in a safe and timely manner,
reducing lost productivity.
- Provide direction to A, B and C level, and lead technicians
assigned to work group to ensure that all repair and maintenance
work is performed in a safe, efficient and timely manner.
- Monitor operational performance and efficiency and take action
to redirect activities appropriately.
- Report to management on performance; make recommendations for
process/programmatic changes for improvement or efficiencies.
- Supervise technicians in maintenance shop, including such
responsibilities as conducting daily shop huddles; fleet walks;
coaching/counseling/ training lead technician and all technician
levels on performance/corrective action, when necessary; make
hiring/termination decisions in concert with Human Resources and
appropriate management; conduct employee training and performance
evaluations; evaluate and make recommendations for merit increase,
promotion and job changes, as appropriate.
- Perform inspections of outside repairs to ensure all work was
properly completed in accordance with Companys safety and
compliance procedures and federal and state regulations; follow up
- Identify training opportunities and, as necessary, document
issues and constructively discuss corrective action, as needed,
- Conduct Quality Control Inspections, track issues and
resolution to ensure all work is properly completed in accordance
with Companys safety and compliance procedures and federal and
- Oversee repair diagnostics on more complex matters and provide
coaching, where necessary; may be required to road test vehicles to
determine necessary repairs.
- Oversee maintenance shop inventory control system to ensure
necessary equipment and parts levels are maintained and purchases
are within budget. Review and approve expenses that are within
scope of approval level; refer larger expenses or major repairs to
manager as appropriate.
- Maintain advanced knowledge of engine, emission systems,
transmission, brake, hydraulic and electrical systems to perform
advanced preventive and repair maintenance functions on heavy
equipment and vehicles used by Company, on site and on the road,
including: engine chassis repair and maintenance; knowledge of
vehicle body control systems, including hydraulics and electrical
systems to maintain and repair vehicles in a timely and safe
manner; knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems to
effectively diagnose and repair complex heating and cooling systems
in vehicles in a timely and safe manner; and knowledge of welding
tools to fix heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner to
ensure equipment is back in an operable condition as quickly and as
safely as possible.
- Manage related administrative matters for team, including
payroll, maintenance of employee records, records of all preventive
and corrective maintenance performed, recording of all information
into Dossier Maintenance Software, prepare and submit budget for
approval, set departmental goals to align with targets and
performance objectives established by divisions leadership.
- High school diploma or G.E.D.
- Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification
- T3 Drive.
- T4 Brake.
- T5 Suspension and Steering.
- T6 Electrical/Electronic.
- T7 HVAC Systems.
- ASE T2 Diesel Engine.
- ASE T Master Certified.
- 3 years of experience in maintenance working with heavy
- 1 year of supervisory experience in a lead technician role,
supervisor or other management role requiring a thorough knowledge
of safe working practices, DOT, OSHA and other federal and state
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by applicable law.
The statements used herein are intended to describe the general
nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this
position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive
list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an
incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a
contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion
of the Company.
Keywords: Republic Services, Indianapolis , Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, Professions , Indianapolis, Indiana
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