Transit Systems 2017-08-11 2017-09-15

Director of Maintenance (Proposed Business)

Company: Transdev View more listings
Location: Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: Not Specified
Job ID: 94842

Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

Directs all activities of the Maintenance department, including maintenance, servicing and repair of all vehicles, across multiple facilities or largest properties.

Location consists of 119 buses for the fixed route operation of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (Arborway location).

This is for proposed business. All employment offers are contingent upon Transdev winning the proposal for business.


  • Ensures the effective management of maintenance departments and personnel

  • Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates Maintenance Managers

  • Provides oversight for maintenance compliance with site-specific contracts

  • Ensures that company and client property and equipment is maintained and operating efficiently

  • Monitors inventory and inventory controls

  • Ensures that each site follows appropriate and compliant safety policies and procedures

  • Oversees the development and administration of the operational budget; creates strategies to ensure that locations are fiscally sound

  • Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods

  • Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:
  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred

  • Minimum of ten (10) or more years of recent experience in a Maintenance/Assistant General Manager capacity managing a fixed-cost transit property with a bus fleet of similar size

  • Minimum of three (3) years of direct successful experience as an AGM/Director of Maintenance at a fixed-cost transit property of similar size

  • Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License with passenger and airbrake endorsements required

  • CNG Maintenance Management experience required

Skills and Knowledge Required:
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Broad understanding of all mechanical systems related to heavy duty transportation vehicles

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local commercial vehicle regulations

  • Working knowledge of safety and worker compensation policies and requirements

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Proven experience in budget preparation and management

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with all company departments, clients, regulatory agencies and vendors

  • Ability to work well with labor

Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for travel between properties

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands or arms; and talk or hear.

  • Frequently required to sit.

  • Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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