SporTran

Maintenance/Shop Foreman

Location

Shreveport, LA

Type

Full Time

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Schedules assigns and supervises vehicle maintenance to meet SporTran route schedule requirements during assigned work hours.
 Directs shop employees in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of vehicle fleet and equipment.
 Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
 Adjust mechanics and other shop employees work schedules to provide needed man-hours for each shift.
 Schedules, monitors and insures all job assignments are completed within a reasonable time frame or within industry standards.
 Monitors repairs and parts usage in an effort to control cost. Maintains an adequate supply of tools by reviewing shop needs and repairing or replacing tools as needed.
 Interprets company policies and union contract to workers and enforces safety regulations.
 Coordinates road call problems to minimize bus schedule delays.
 Perform random inspections of completed repair and maintenance work and assess quality and completeness of the work performed.
 Coordinates and schedules regular preventative maintenance on company fleet.
 Supervisors and monitors bus cleaning and washing program to enhance the image of a fleet.
 Supervises and monitors housekeeping program to ensure that hazardous working conditions are minimized and work area is clean.
 Performs other duties assigned or required by management.

SUPERVISORY AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

 Maintains time and production records.
 Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase the efficiency of shop or shop employees.
 Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
 Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

DESIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 Ability to coordinate road calls to minimize bus schedule delays.
 Ability to interpret company policies and union contract to shop employees.
 Ability to enforce shop and vehicle safety practices and regulations.
 Ability to communicate effectively with employees, department heads and other company officials in a courteous and professional manner.
 Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally.
 Ability to work effectively in a diverse workforce.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 High School Diploma or its equivalent
 MUST have valid Driver's License and ability to obtain a CDL Class A or B with Passenger Endorsement within 120 days of hire

 MUST be able to walk, kneel, bend, push and/or pull to complete moderate to heavy lifting when necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
 Minimum of 1-year supervisory experience in diesel shop environment
 Minimum 5 years recent paid bus or truck experience, diesel engine repair and maintenance.
 Ability to work varying shifts, to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
 Proficient experience and application in MS Office Suite programs, Internet, and Email

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

All positions are Safety Sensitive and require pre-employment drug testing; background checks; clean driving records and applicants must be able to work flexible shifts.

Require that applicants have no more than two (2) moving violations in the past five years and no convictions of a serious traffic violation (i.e., DWI, driving with a suspended, canceled or revoked license) in the past five years.

SporTran provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SporTran complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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