Supervision Received FromGeneral Manager (Chief Executive Officer)
Plans, organizes and directs maintenance and repair functions for Agency fleet and facilities to include buses, vans, automobiles, vanpool, service vehicles, facilities, stops/zones, and related equipment and machinery. Position is responsible for developing goals and program budgets, and ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory, safety, and environmental requirements.
As a Department Head, the Director is held responsible and accountable for providing strategic planning, direction, goals, and objectives in developing departmental policy, budgets, operation, and staffing. The Maintenance Director reports directly to the General Manager and serves as a member of the Senior Management Team. The Director is responsible for administering a major line of business for Intercity Transit.
- Management principles and practices;
- Public transportation industry practices and resources;
- Local and regional transit maintenance practices;
- Drive train technology of non-rail transit vehicles;
- Labor relations;
- Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations;
- Conflict resolution techniques;
- Mathematical concepts.
- Effectively directing, monitoring and evaluating subordinate staff;
- Reading, analyzing, and interpreting general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations;
- Writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals;
- Presenting information and responding to questions from groups of employees, managers, clients, customers, and the general public;
- Planning, organizing, and directing the maintenance and repair of transit vehicles, related equipment, facilities and other maintenance responsibilities assigned;
- Preparing technical specifications and drawings for applicable projects;
- Developing vehicle, facility, and other maintenance contract service specifications; defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions;
- Interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
- WA Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement and Air Brake Restriction lifted.
- Must submit to criminal background check, the results of which must meet hiring criteria for the role.
Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, and seeing. Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Training and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, General Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field.
- Seven years of progressively responsible supervisory/management level experience in maintenance and/or transportation.
- Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.