Division Maintenance Manager
Company: Republic Services, Inc.
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: June 25, 2022
POSITION SUMMARY: The Fleet Maintenance Manager is responsible
for the management of fleet equipment at one or more locations and
managing a team(s) of technicians who are responsible for the
preventive maintenance and repair of a fleet of up to 60 vehicles
(diesel and alternative fuel)., Additional responsibilities could
include maintenance of equipment and machinery at a post collection
facility(ies), and management of a container shop(s). The Fleet
Maintenance Manager is responsible for providing direction, either
directly or indirectly, to a group of technicians to ensure that
all repairs and maintenance to Republic Services' equipment,
including trucks, containers and other heavy duty equipment, are
performed in compliance with the Company's safety and maintenance
standards, and in compliance with all federal and state
regulations. The Fleet Maintenance Manager is responsible for
planning and scheduling the repair work for his or her work group
to ensure that all work is done in a safe and timely manner,
reducing lost productivity within the shop.
* Provide direction to all technician levels, as well as the lead
technicians, in the maintenance shop and may manage a Fleet
Maintenance Supervisor in a satellite maintenance shop or on
another shift, assigned to his or her work group to ensure that all
repair and maintenance work is performed is a safe, efficient and
timely manner. Oversee the planning and scheduling of all repair
work to increase productivity, while effectively managing the
department's overtime. Monitor the shop's operational performance
and efficiency and take action to redirect activities as
appropriate. Report to management on shop performance, and
implement procedures for process or programmatic changes for
improvement for efficiencies.
* Manage lead technicians and maintenance supervisor(s) in the
maintenance shop, to include such responsibilities as overseeing
daily shop huddles; fleet walks; coaching and counseling lead
technician and maintenance supervisor(s) on performance and
corrective action, when necessary; make hiring and termination
decisions, in concert with Human Resources and appropriate
management; oversee employee training and performance evaluation;
evaluate, recommend and approve supervisor recommendations for
merit increase, promotion and job change recommendations, as
* Maintain an on-going preventive maintenance program for assigned
locations. Identify trends in road calls, break downs; oversee
maintenance of the building and other facility on site; control
maintenance costs relating to personnel, purchasing, inventory
control and outsourcing of repairs.
* Manage outside repair facilities and repairs to ensure all work
is properly completed in accordance with the Company's safety and
compliance procedures, and federal and state regulations; follow up
where appropriate. Identify training opportunities and, as
necessary, document issues and constructively discusses corrective
action, as needed, with maintenance supervisor.
* Conduct Quality Control Inspections, track issues and issue
resolution to ensure all works is properly completed and is in
accordance with the Company's safety and compliance procedures, and
federal and state regulations.
* Maintain advanced knowledge of engine, emission systems,
transmission, brake, hydraulic and electrical systems to manage
advanced preventive and repair maintenance functions of heavy
equipment and vehicles used by the company, on site and on the
o Engine chassis repair and maintenance;
o Knowledge of vehicle body control systems, including hydraulics
and electrical systems to manage the maintenance and repair the
vehicles in a timely and safe manner;
o Knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems to manage
diagnosis and repair of complex heating and cooling systems in the
vehicles in a timely and safe manner; and
o Knowledge of welding tools to fix heavy equipment in a safe and
efficient manner to ensure the equipment is back in an operable
condition as quickly and as safely as possible.
o Manage related administrative matters for the team, including
payroll, maintain employee records, maintain records of all
preventive and corrective maintenance performed, ensure the
appropriate recording of all information into Dossier Maintenance
Software, prepare and submit the budget for approval, set
departmental goals to align with the targets and performance
objectives established by the division's leadership team.
o May require local travel.
* Knowledge of basic computer skills and Microsoft Office
* Advanced Root Cause Problem Solving
* Effective and professional communications skills
* Strong customer service orientation
* Ability to anticipate business needs and plan accordingly to
ensure that equipment, employee and fiscal resources are utilized
in the most efficient manner
* High level of analytical skill to develop a range of possible
solutions to address a wide range of issues
* Organizational skills
* Ability to collaborate and encourage employee engagement
* Good financial management and planning skills; ability to
understand financial terms, budgets, tables and reports. Ability to
develop realistic, comprehensive plans to make efficient use of
* Associates and/ or Bachelor's Degree.
* Automotive Service Excellence T2 Diesel Engine, T Master
Certified. T3 Drive T4 Brake T5 Suspension and Steering.
* High school diploma or G.E.D.
* A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Maintenance Supervisor in
the transportation industry which requires a thorough knowledge and
application of safe working practices including OSHA Haz Com, OSHA
Lock Out Tag Out, OSHA Fire Safety and other federal and state
Bonus Plan Details (if applicable): Bonus - MIP, 20% Annual
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by applicable law.
The statements used herein are intended to describe the general
nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this
position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive
list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an
incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a
contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion
of the Company.
Keywords: Republic Services, Inc., Baton Rouge , Division Maintenance Manager, Professions , Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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