VIA Employment Job Summary
Job Summary

Starting Salary:   $6,225 - $10,673 per month

Job Description:   Reporting to the Director of Fleet Maintenance and working as a team member with other department staff. The Manager of Fleet Services is a highly important and critical position that oversees, manages and directs a staff of highly skilled foremen, union, and non-union technicians, shop attendants and administrative support staff in the cleaning, servicing, repair and quality control of VIA’s approximately 520 large bus (bus), 140 paratransit van (van) and 200 non-revenue support vehicles and equipment. This position is responsible for ensuring all feet vehicles and equipment are maintained to the highest level of safety, cleanliness, repair and performance required to reliably meet VIA’s daily service demands. This position oversees, manages and ensures all facets of vehicle and equipment maintenance is performed to the highest level of quality and minimally includes scheduled and unscheduled minor to major level mechanical, electrical, HVAC, paint and bodywork, repair, servicing, and cleaning. VIA’s maintenance department operates 24 hours per day, 365 days a year which requires this safety sensitive position to be on call 24/7 to respond to operational needs.

Education and Experience:   Associates Degree – preferably in a field related to Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Business Administration. Five (5) years of management experience, preferably in a unionized environment, to include a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible management experience of a large (in excess of 300 vehicles and 100 employees) fleet and equipment maintenance operation. Desirable candidates will have 5 years of hands on experience as a heavy-duty vehicle mechanic with a working knowledge of Diesel and alternative powerplant’s including Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Electric. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be acceptable.


VIA Metropolitan Transit is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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