Enthusiastic Maintenance Supervisor eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent maintenance skills. With over 30 years in the transit industry I have a clear understanding and perspective of Fleet Maintenance , working in all levels of a shop. Motivated to learn, grow and excel as a Fleet Maintenance Supervisor.
Responsible for daily workflow and maintenance activities in the maintenance shop. Handle any problems that may exist. Making sure safety is priority. Work with both leadman daily to discuss and prioritize work in a safe and productive manner. Also, oversee maintenance of Electric Bus Fleet. Communicate daily with Technicians and Utility workers in tailgate meetings. Approve leave requests, and authorize overtime when needed. Occasionally work with maintenance technicians on troubleshooting and repairing of transit vehicles. Oversee Preventative Maintenance Program for both transit and city vehicles. Monitor Michelin tire lease program. Currently taking lead in our new 5S program to run a safer and more efficient environment. Acted as interim Maintenance Manager for a period of time until new Manager was hired. Will presently act in absence of Maintenance Manager. Produce work orders ,parts requisitions, spreadsheets, memorandums as needed. Approve purchases of tools needed to improve work efficiency. Assist in hiring and training of new employees. Monitor safety compliances to Federal standards in conjunction with CHP terminal inspection. Make sure all vehicles are well maintained and in compliance with California BAR for emissions testing. Work with outside vendors on repairs and maintenance of fleet as needed. Give training classes as needed.
Distributed work and monitored daily workload. Communicate with Technicians daily to discuss work, ideas, problems, and safety.Ensured that daily roll-out was met. Assist with keeping up Preventative Maintenance program. Troubleshoot and repaired buses. Repairs and maintenance included; Engines, Generators, Inverters, Ultra-Capacitors, Electrical both high/low voltage, Air Conditioning systems, Brakes (air), Air System on Buses, Hybrid System, Preventative Maintenance, Wheelchair ramps, Fareboxes, Headsigns, CAN Network system (Vansco). Train technicians on ISE Electric Hybrid bus. Assist technicians on challenging diagnostics and repairs. Ordered parts necessary for vehicle repairs and new installations. Used specialty equipment, standard tools, and gauges to complete assessments and repairs.
Specialized in rebuilding and repairing of Detroit Diesel Engines. Troubleshoot and repaired; Allison Transmissions, Carrier and Thermo King air conditioning systems, S-cam and Wedge air brake systems, Steering and Suspension systems from hydraulics to kingpin replacements, ISE Hybrid Electric Propulsion Systems, CAN Network System (Vansco), Ford 6.8L gas engine, Vapor door system, Amerex Fire Suppression system. Performed routine and preventative maintenance on both transit buses and city vehicles. Handled road calls. Ordered parts necessary for vehicle repairs and new installations. Used specialty diagnostic equipment, standard tools, and gauges to complete assessments and repairs. Highly knowledgeable in ISE Hybrid Propulsion system and their CRT and Siemens program.
Disassembled,rebuilt and repaired diesel engines/ transmissions in transit buses. Performed repairs and maintenance on; Air Brakes both Wedge and S-Cam systems, Suspension and Steering, Air Conditioning, Preventative Maintenance , Diesel Tune-ups. Handled road calls and towed buses when necessary. Routinely did brake inspections on a fleet of 250 buses. Consistently work on running repairs and drivers write ups. Fill in for technicians when needed in certain shops.
* Acting in Maintenance Managers position until a manager was hired. Overseeing budget costs and all maintenance activities.
* Learned the ISE Hybrid Electric Propulsion system and presented classes through the SCRTTC program.
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