As the fleet and facilities maintenance manager at Volk Transfer, you’ll be responsible for planning and executing the activities associated with fleet maintenance and the general maintenance, repair and appearance of the facility, including rental properties, outside grounds, power industrial equipment and third-party providers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting fleet and facilities evaluations, scheduling, negotiating and authorizing fleet and facilities maintenance and repairs to lower overall fleet and facilities maintenance costs, while ensuring the fleet and our facilities are operating according to all safety standards.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Plan and execute fleet and facilities maintenance activities to ensure compliance with all company, DOT, OSHA and other regulations.
• Conduct fleet and facilities evaluations to ensure maintenance and safety standards are met.
• Act as point-of-contact for our team of drivers, office staff, vendors and suppliers in regards to maintenance and repair issues; address breakdowns as assigned
• Perform routine maintenance such as changing light bulbs and monitoring inventory levels
• Propose suggestions for improving and/or developing maintenance schedules for all equipment and facilities
• Create work orders for maintenance and repair; provide authorization and/or obtain approval, as needed
• Ascertain tractor/trailer repair and service issues by listening to description of symptoms by drivers and/or vendors/service providers, clarifying the description of problems, checking vehicle maintenance records, examining service schedules, and negotiating with repair shops on the cost of recommended repairs
• Monitor PM schedules and work with dispatch to schedule
• Ensure vendor estimates are obtained prior to completing maintenance
• Audit invoices to ensure negotiated pricing matches billed amount
• Focus on lowering costs by driving efficiencies and developing consistent maintenance-related reporting and repair processes
• Deliver and/or pick up equipment from vendors; recover abandoned equipment. If requested
• Attend safety meetings to promote and maintain favorable working relationships among drivers and other attendees, as needed
• Provide training to drivers and/or office staff, as needed
• Update and submit requested and requited reports in a timely manner
• High school diploma or GED
• Valid Class A driver’s license
• Five years related experience; experience managing a fleet preferred
• Must be able to work non-traditional business hours including nights, weekends, holidays and on-call