Maintenance Supervisor Transit

City of Mississauga - Mississauga, ON (4 months ago)

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Req ID: 2213
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Number of Positions: 2
Closing Date: 11/07/2019

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Manager Vehicle Repair or Assistant Superintendent of Transit Vehicle Maintenance the successful candidate:

Oversees the day to day activities of the maintenance staff to ensure the effective and efficient management and coordination of vehicle inspection, repair, cleaning and overall maintenance operation
Establishes and monitors attainment of objectives/performance standards and trouble shoots deficiencies
Allocates personnel and equipment according to priorities; schedules maintenance of Transit vehicles and prepares work orders utilizing a computer assisted system
Implements and maintains policies, procedures and standards to ensure a safe, productive and timely operation with regard to continuous improvement initiatives
Motivates and assesses performance, controls absenteeism, manages disciplinary measures, handles employee issues and assist with grievances at Step 1
Ensures that employees are instructed in methods, procedures, and performance standards for all maintenance activities and operations
Supports and may be called on to supervise the daily operation of the bus wash racks, fuelling stations and fare box clearing in the absence of the Washbay Supervisor
Manages statistical data such as book-offs, sick absences, overtime, lieu/floater day requests, and accident/incident forms
Participates in monthly maintenance meetings and ensures that maintenance records are kept up to date via input to maintenance clerk
Ensures that all work adheres to the Ministry of Transportation legislated requirements and that equipment receives appropriate M.T.C. inspection stickers
Ensures that assigned staff complies with all safety requirements, Corporate policy and procedures, and Standard Practice Instructions
Supports in orientation and training of new Transit Maintenance staff in Transit policies and procedures
Identifies and assists with bus and bus part warranty claims and the tagging of defective components, thereby ensuring manufacturer/supplier warranty commitments are upheld
Monitors the work environment to ensure tools, parts and materials are properly treated, stored or disposed of and that cores and repairable parts are returned to Stores
Maintain positive employee relations by fair and equitable treatment of all staff in all areas including: assignment of work, and managing performance expectations.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications

Minimum grade 12 education
Must possess valid Certificates of Qualification (310T - Truck and Coach is MANDATORY and 310S - Automotive Service Technician is as an asset) trade licenses from the Ontario College of Trades
Minimum of 3 years experience as a front line supervisor in Vehicle Repair in a unionized environment and working knowledge of Collective Agreements
Minimum of 5 years experience as a journeyman Motor Vehicle Mechanic
Detailed knowledge of Truck or Coach vehicle maintenance and repair, and manufacturer’s specifications and schematics is an asset
Comprehensive knowledge of shop management practices, preventative maintenance theory, Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Labour legislated requirements and the Health and Safety Act
Must possess the ability to establish effective working relationships, with internal and external stakeholders , including staff, senior management, union executive and public
Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with strong organizational skills
Must have a valid Ontario G driver’s license along with a clean driving record
Must have the ability to acquire Z endorsement (will be trained to obtain the license)
Demonstrated ability to act as a coach and mentor through staff development
Proven ability to create, communicate and execute on procedures and processes which foster efficiencies, increase productivity in accordance with safe work practices and equipment operation
Proven abilities in the use of database and computer applications,

Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 79,251 - $ 105,669

Work Location: 975 Central Parkway West
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Mississauga Transit , MT Maintenance
Non-Union/Union: Non Union

A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.