Supervisor Vehicle Maintenance

  • Company:
    City of Brampton
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

SUPERVISOR, VEHICLE MAINTENANCEAREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:Reporting to the Manager, Maintenance this role provides supervision to vehicle maintenance staff to ensure Transit vehicles are in optimum condition and well-cared for, in order to meet customer service expectations and requirements for health & safety.Supervise the Vehicle Maintenance teamProvides oversight, daily direction and performance management to non-unionized and unionized staffReview and implement preventative and proactive maintenance programs to meet MTO guidelines.Ensures proper assignment of daily work duties Monitors performance to meet business needs and emerging prioritiesEnsures staff and external contractorsFollow Health & Safety regulations and comply with other applicable legislation and standards Provides performance feedback and support to develop the skills of others. Supervises work of external contractors.Vehicle Maintenance FunctionsCoordinates the day-to-day activities of the maintenance staff to ensure effective and efficient management of vehicle inspection, repair, cleaning and maintenance operation to ensure functionality of the teamPrepare monthly reports, including cost per km tracking on vehiclesKey participant in the maintenance review, which addresses the needs of operational efficiency, corporate culture, division operations and employee performance gapsPrepare and submit applications for licence and permit renewalsEnsures proper inventory of maintenance supplies are on hand, monitors usage and evaluates product cost-effectiveness and efficiencyCo-ordinates all equipment needsTroubleshoot and Issues ManagementThrough the utilization of effective business practices, troubleshoots identified deficiencies and takes corrective action to resolve the day-to-day issues as they occurEnsures policies and procedures are updated to reflect best practices and business improvementsMakes recommendations for resolve of ongoing issues and escalates concerns with broader impacts, as requiredEnforces Transit and Provincial Safety Policies and records infractionsEnsures all staff adhere to all corporate and safety requirements and assists in controlling absenteeism by administering the Corporate Attendance Management Program as requiredDeals with the labour relations issues and imposes appropriate disciplinary measures through Step 1 grievance procedureDevelops ‘best practices’ to harmonize and align with the overall business Transit strategy.Training AccountabilityAssists with the recruitment and orientation of new Transit employees, and participates in development planning for existing staffParticipates in the development and delivery of a comprehensive Orientation programWorks with Manager to develop a training plan and schedule for staff, and ensures delivery of what is needed.Financial DutiesResponsible for managing associated financial record keeping and controls the day-to-day cost expendituresProvides assistance to the Manager, Maintenance for determining future budget needsCollects and researches information for budget recommendations and undertakes studies for analysis of manpower and future maintenance equipment that will impact budget expendituresCreate tenders and specificationsIssue requisitions for various products and services and review quotes to recommend purchases.SELECTION CRITERIA:Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business Administration or related discipline 5 years Transit/Fleet experience with 2 years Supervisory experience; preferably in a unionized environment Experience and working knowledge of motor vehicle maintenance, Knowledge of workplace safety standards, the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Employment Standards Act and other applicable legislationComputer proficient in Microsoft OfficeMaintenance software such as ‘Fleet Focus” an assetGood communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills in a diverse communityValid Ontario driver’s licence (“G” class)Ability to upgrade driver’s to “CZ” classValid Certificates of Qualification – Trade licences (310T – Truck and Coach)Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Watch our Join Our Team video to hear what our employees say about working here. For insight about Brampton’s future, take a peek at what renowned urban planner Larry Beasley has to say. **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.**Starting Salary: $ 87,514.00 per annumJob status: PermanentJob Type: Non-UnionApplications must be received by: October 26, 2018Alternate formats will be provided upon request. If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: quoting reference #103169 by October 26, 2018 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement.Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.