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Job line: 916-556-0297

Maintenance Supervisor - Bus - Internal/External

Posting Date: January 11, 2018
Filing Deadline: January 31, 2018
Salary: $39.15 - $54.80 hourly
Location: Sacramento, CA

Brief Description


The purpose of this position is to supervise and coordinate all bus maintenance activities and personnel, including compliance, reference utilization, safe work practices, industry standards, and time management processes.

Essential Functions

Oversees vehicle and equipment maintenance and the service island by establishing work procedures, monitoring and evaluating work in progress for timeliness and quality of repair efforts and supervising vehicle maintenance personnel. Provides departmental oversight by coordinating work activities and coverage for the assigned shift and assigning overtime as required, enforcing departmental policies and procedures, establishing and maintaining specific work goals and objectives, coordinating work assignments for employees as appropriate by classification, developing and implementing a variety of training programs, conducting assessments through periodic observation and evaluating new equipment and repair techniques. Assigns revenue vehicle routes by utilizing the Fleet Management and OTIS operating systems to disperse vehicles based upon the type of vehicle required for the route and working in close coordination with dispatch road supervisors in resolving vehicle assignment dilemmas both on property and on the road. Ensures departmental safety by supervising investigations of accidents to determine the cause and extent of damage, coordinating and conducting training programs and safety meetings to promote safety awareness, ensuring that District safety standards are maintained to protect employees and property, identifying and correcting unsafe working conditions in accordance with District policies, educating subordinates on proper storage, handling, and disposal procedures of hazardous waste in accordance with HAZCOM requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Two (2) year associate's degree, diploma or equivalent from an accredited college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondence school in Automotive, Diesel or Heavy Equipment Technology or a related field. Additional directly related experience beyond the minimum requirement may substitute for the required education based on the ratio of one and a half (1.5) years of experience for each (1) year of education.

Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of journey level mechanic experience in troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of transit buses, heavy equipment, complex machinery or related equipment. One (1) year of lead or supervisory experience is preferred.

Special Requirements, Licenses and/or Certifications: Must possess a valid Driverís License at time of application and have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class A license with Passenger and Airbrake endorsements. Must comply with drug and alcohol testing provisions for safety-sensitive employees as required by the FTA, Department of Transportation (49 CFR, Parts 40 and 655). Must have ability to possess a Forklift Operator Certification within 90 days of start of employment. Must have ability to obtain Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 Type II certification. (See job descriptions for complete list of special requirements, licenses and/or certificates).

Candidates must submit a current and official DMV printout, dated January 11, 2018, or thereafter, at time of application in order to be considered. Only official DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. Online DMV printout will not be accepted.

Proof of required education beyond high school, such as college transcripts, diplomas, and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application, if not substituting experience for the education requirement.


The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application, supplemental questionnaire, official DMV printout and proof of education as outlined above are required for this position. Applications, job announcements, supplemental questionnaires and a copy of the complete job description are available at the Human Resources Department, 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or through our website at

Completed employment application, supplemental questionnaire, official DMV printout and proof of education as outlined above, must be submitted to the Human Resources Department not later than Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. RT does not accept e-mail applications or late applications regardless of postmark. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298. Regional Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

This position falls under the AFSCME, Local 146 Collective Bargaining Unit.

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