First Transit

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Los Angeles, 2898

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time



Assistant Fleet Maintenance Manager servicing LA DASH

First Transit - Los Angeles, 2898

Posted: 07/17/2018

Assistant Maintenance Manager

Become a part of our First Transit team as an Assistant Maintenance Manager and assist with overseeing the maintenance and repairs of buses and other vehicles to First Transit and LADOT contract requirements. We hire individuals who make safety and customer service their top priorities.  If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, we are looking for you!

At First Transit, we are proud to offer:

  • Top salary based on experience & certifications
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.
  • A comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • A great work environment.

Assistant Maintenance Manager responsibilities: 

  • Schedules and administers fleet maintenance, assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment. Communicates availability of vehicles for service with dispatch and other operations personnel.
  • Works closely with the location manager and maintenance management providing status of maintenance and budget requirements.  May review financial and budget variances, review repair orders or code and approve account payable documents.
  • Ensures compliance on a day-to-day basis with State, Federal and Company requirements.  Ensures a safe environment exists and that all maintenance and related activities are in conformance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews repair orders.  May order fuel for vehicles, order parts, and subcontract repair work.
  • Initiates and implements projects that improve efficiency and/or reduces operating costs.
  • Ensures that maintenance technicians are trained on current operating procedures, are properly equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.
  • Supervises bus fueling. May arrange services for building and ground keeping.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.  Required to perform hands-on work activities.

Assistant Maintenance Manager requirements:

  • Technical training helpful
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 3+ years of hands-on mechanical supervisory experience
  • Previous CNG, auto, or diesel maintenance experience
  • Fixed route, large bus experience preferred
  • ASE certifications helpful. Must be willing to obtain while employed
  • May require lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,000 dedicated transit professionals through fixed route, paratransit and shuttle services at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Panama.  With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

Become a part of our team - Apply today!

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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