MAINTENANCE, SHIFT SUPERVISOR
Under the direction of Garage supervisor, the job involves responsibility for bus maintenance functions and the supervision of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled employees who repair and services buses, support vehicles and garage equipment on the night shifts. It consists of ensuring the availability of qualified personnel to fill scheduled and unscheduled needs; verifying that employees are fit for duty and qualified to perform the work assigned; administering discipline; taking proper action when unsafe or irregular acts or conditions are observed or reported; exercising sound judgment relative to all aspects of assigned duties and the protecting company property.
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
• It consists of ensuring the availability of qualified personnel to fill scheduled and unscheduled needs.
• Verifying that employees are fit for duty and qualified to perform the work assigned.
• Administering discipline.
• Taking proper action when unsafe or irregular acts or conditions are observed or reported.
• Exercising sound judgment relative to all aspects of assigned duties.
• Protect Company property.
• Perform additional duties and tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Must have a thorough knowledge of the techniques commonly used in repair and servicing of buses and support vehicles; thorough knowledge of the hazards and required safety precautions of the trade; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates, and to make efficient use of labor and materials; satisfactory prior work record; ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, with the public and outside agencies courteously and effectively. Must comply with and enforce Company Policies.
Working knowledge and operation of PC along with ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel. Experienced with Maintenance Management Information System, Ellipse is a Plus.
Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds).
Work is performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to disagreeable environmental factors.
Graduation from a vocational technical school, with major training in heavy duty automotive repair, and extensive work experience at the journeyman level in the maintenance and repair of heavy duty automotive and related equipment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid New York State CDL “B” with a passenger’s endorsement, Driver’s license.
Education in management or related work experience in supervision (although not required) is considered a plus.
Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying the job number to 105-23-N:
NFTA Human Resources
181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Or email: email@example.com
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer