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Maintenance Manager - Military Veterans

at First Student

First for a reason
First Student is the largest school transportation provider in North America with more than a century of experience providing safe and reliable transportation. We work with 1,250 school districts in 39 states and 8 Canadian provinces carrying approximately five million students in 21,000 schools daily.

The following position is for a proposed new/future business within MPC Bus Co. Only candidates meeting the work experience requirements will be considered.

Takes responsibility for the total operation of the maintenance department, including the functions of personnel administration for those in the department, maintenance reports and record keeping, purchasing and stores of maintenance items, service vehicles maintenance, revenue vehicles maintenance, buildings and ground maintenance.

Responsibilities:


  • Administers the Human Resource function for those employees in the department in accordance with approved policies.

  • Administers personnel policies and procedures as they affect his/her department in accordance with approved facility policy.

  • Posts job and vacation "picks" in accordance with facility policy.

  • Reviews and analyzes reports of fuel and fluid consumption, tire costs, equipment road failures, shop work progress and overall maintenance costs.

  • Reviews, approves, and forwards requisitions for the purchase of equipment, parts, materials supplies and examine competitive bids and products submitted by vendors

  • All other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Advanced technical training

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 5 years of proven experience in passenger transportation or comparable service industry maintenance management

  • Comprehensive knowledge of various performance indicators including KPI, WAR, DataStream and financial statements

  • Independent thinking skills with high levels of prioritization skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications.

  • Excellent leadership, customer relations, and interpersonal skills to communicate and cooperate with clients and other departments

  • Knowledgeable of HR systems and tools

  • Committed to a Safety lifestyle

  • Valid driver's license


In the state of Washington, all technician and driving positions, including but not limited to van drivers and any other position requiring employees to drive a company-owned vehicle, are considered safety-sensitive and are therefore subject to drug and alcohol testing, including cannabis.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other fair chance law. Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance Poster is at this link or upon request https://www.phila.gov/media/20210423160847/Fair-Chance-Hiring-law-poster.pdf .

 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.  

 

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First Student

We consider it an honor to extend meaningful career opportunities to veterans once they separate and to military spouses as their husbands and wives actively serve. We pride ourselves on understanding military families’ unique circumstances and accommodating what they need, whether it’s:

  • A part or full-time job upon separation to ease your transition into the civilian workforce
  • A full or part-time job to supplement your serving spouse’s income
  • The freedom, flexibility, and peace of mind to move with your military transferred spouse – we have thousands of locations all across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada
  • The start of a successful future that sees twenty or more years of distinguished service with us, with many promotions and achievements along the way

Join us and you’ll find that our mission of strengthening our local communities and core values that stress integrity, excellence, caring and dedication are very similar to the military. We also have directly related technical, mechanical, maintenance and automotive opportunities along with management and leadership opportunities where you can continue to lead and serve with passion and pride.

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