Maintenance Manager

Waste Connections   •  

Miami, FL

Industry: Transportation Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 404 days ago

Job Description

We are looking for a Maintenance Manager to join the team at our Hauling Site in Miami, Florida.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensures adherence to the corporate safety program.
  • Fosters collaboration between and among personnel.
  • Coordinates the selling of commodities at the highest price possible.
  • Ensure adequate training of mechanics, preventative maintenance mechanics and all other shop personnel.
  • Ensure location is in compliance with all regulatory agencies and statutes.
  • Responsible for the control of inventory and maintenance of equipment.
  • Trains and assists Mechanics on methods for diagnosing and repairing vehicles and equipment.
  • Schedules or assigns work to Mechanics, PM Mechanics or other Maintenance Shop personnel.
  • Coordinates and/or transports vehicles to outside service for repairs, as needed.
  • Tests vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or tests repairs to ensure proper and safe completion.
  • Prepares purchase orders and researches best prices on parts or repairs from vendors.
  • Makes emergency road calls to repair trucks.
  • Communicates regularly with the Region Maintenance Manager.
  • Assists in monthly financial projections and annual budget.
  • Responsible for maintaining department’s costs within budget


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have ability to plan, budget, schedule and supervise multiple projects from concept to completion.
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of DOT compliance requirements.
  • Must have ability to motivate staff to meet corp., region, division and district objectives.
  • Must have excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills and ability to achieve cost effective solutions.


  • 7+ years maintenance experience in truck, light or heavy equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Ability to train and motivate staff a must.
  • Knowledge of air brake, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Trade or Technical School Certificate  preferred and equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification is required.
  • Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.
  • Waste industry experiencepreferred but not required .