Under the direction of the Superintendent of Maintenance, or designate, is responsible for supervising the vehicle repairs on fixed route buses and paratransit vehicles; overseeing maintenance activities of employees on their shift; assigning work by generating work orders or assignments using the Oracle Maintenance System and ensuring all work is done within Pace policies, procedures and standards; reviewing work orders and assignments for time and material used; monitoring attendance; handling road calls; giving instruction and on-the-job training to maintenance employees; providing technical expertise to assist and support the maintenance staff; handling all necessary reports and troubleshooting bus problems and defect cards; inspecting the facility to ensure it is safe and secure; and performing other duties as assigned or required. All work is performed in an office environment, on the shop floor, in garage, and outdoors with exposure to weather, fumes, and noise. The performance of these duties may be required at any time of the day and night, any day and night of the week. May perform duties at either Elgin or East Dundee garages as needed. This is a safety sensitive position.
Qualified candidate must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and possess or be able to obtain a valid class "A" Commercial Driver's License; have at least four (4) years prior experience with diesel/gas maintenance and repair and/or technical training to include diesel engines, electrical, suspension and hydraulic systems, and DOT regulations and preventive maintenance, shift responsible and or supervisor experience is preferred; must pass Foreman exam, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to read blueprints, schematics and maintenance manuals; must be proficient with Microsoft Office suites applications and the Oracle Maintenance System; must be able to engage in a lot of walking and climbing of ladders and must be able to lift 75+ pounds; and must have a good work record with an excellent attendance history.