Fosters collaboration between and among personnel.
Ensure adequate training of mechanic, 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.
Diagnose mechanical problems.
Be able to performs repairs and maintenance on front-end loader, rear loader, roll off, and other vehicles, machines or heavy equipment to maximize safe and productive operations.
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.
Reads and interprets VCRs (vehicle condition reports) and/or repair orders, communicates with supervisor and/or driver for clarification of problems. Discusses preventive techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs.
Completes paperwork associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounts for applied times (work order times versus time card times).
Prepares purchase orders and researches best prices on parts or repairs from vendors.
Makes emergency road calls to repair trucks.
Discusses maintenance issues, contracts and warranty work with vendors.
Retrofits older trucks with new equipment.
Provides oversight and responsible for organization of the yard and facilities at every location with in the division.
Assists in monthly financial projections and annual budget.
Responsible for maintaining department’s costs within budget.
Will be responsible for approximately 150 trucks and 3 locations.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
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 be able to travel to locations with in the division.
7+ years management experience in truck, light or heavy equipment maintenance and repair. Waste industry experiencerequired.
Experience leading, mentoring, and training staff a must.
Knowledge of air brake, hydraulic and electrical systems.
CDL Class B with Air Brakes a plus
Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.
Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.