rail vehicle maintenace supervisor resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Talented leader and analytical problem-solver with over 20 years of experience successfully managing front-line vehicle maintenance operations. Efficiently maintain and repair Heavy Rail Vehicles and subcomponent equipment. Coordinate resources and staff to handle any requirement. Focused Professional knowledgeable about devising innovative solutions to diverse operation concerns and goals. Strategic and forward-thinking leader with self-motivated and tactical mindset. Excellent relationship-building and critical thinking skills with determined and decisive nature.

D.T.P.W. Professional with history of meeting divisions goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the departmental and county goals.

  • Planning and Schedule Preparation
  • Repair Requirements Determination
  • Resolution of operating problems
  • Worker Training
  • Tool and Equipment Maintenance
  • Visual Inspections
  • Specification Interpretation
  • Employee Safety Training/Awareness/Compliance
  • Judgment and Decision-Making
  • Oversight of Predictive and Preventive Maintenance of Rail Vehicles
Work History
Rail Vehicle Maintenace Supervisor, 05/2021 to Current
Miami Dade TransitCity, STATE,
  • Managed various shifts up to and including 24 subordinates along with 6 county vendors to consistently deliver 100% operational availability daily from inception of this position to current date.
  • Provided guidance to management regarding subordinate/frontline performance measures to include forms and documents to aid in operational improvements.
  • Organized ongoing maintenance schedules to boost system performance.
  • Evaluated final results to determine quality levels and isolate root causes of any identified faults.
  • Shrunk knowledge gaps with ongoing training and close employee mentoring for new and less experienced team members.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic
  • Worked within applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment
Superintendent Bus Maintenance , 09/2019 to 06/2021
Miami Dade TransitCity, STATE,
  • Determined suitable crew requirements, scheduled employees and worked with operations to meet changing daily production schedules.
  • Assessed manufacturing processes and recommended improvements to regional representatives of awarded 65 Bus Unit purchase to increase productivity.
  • Applied lean practices to balance 3 shifts workflow and eliminate unnecessary manpower
  • Managed internal operational standards and productivity targets weekly through in person staff meetings
  • Delivered direct feedback to senior management regarding accountability and serviceability tri weekly status.
  • Created and regularly updated department work instructions and reports.
  • Standardized production procedures, job roles and quality assurance guidelines.
  • Monitored vendor/campaign teams to keep projects on task and avoid waste of manpower hours
  • Managed continuous improvement initiatives to drive gains in quality, flow and output.
  • Resolved issues quickly to maintain productivity goals.
  • Implemented quality improvement changes to minimize product defect rates.
Rail Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor, 06/2018 to 09/2019
Miami Dade TransitCity, STATE,
  • Organized ongoing maintenance schedules to boost system performance.
  • Shrunk knowledge gaps with ongoing training and close employee mentoring for new and less experienced team members.
  • Evaluated final results to determine quality levels and isolate root causes of any identified faults.
  • Monitored safety compliance to maintain strict standards and protect team members from harm.
  • Optimized supply levels to keep stock within ideal parameters for expected needs.
  • Managed efficient teams of up to 24 employees.
  • Monitored equipment, tools and system upgrades to compile data into detailed reports for upper management.
  • Kept watchful eye on equipment inventories, optimizing work readiness and aligning supplies with specifications for each job.
  • Monitored product quality and communicated necessary improvements to Management
  • Monitored priorities and liaised between maintenance team and management, delegating tasks to complete on time.
Rail Vehicle Electronic Technician/Lead Maintenance Worker, 05/2004 to 06/2018
Miami Dade TransitCity, STATE,
  • Held position of lead worker assisting shop personnel troubleshoot, diagnose all systems and sub systems on DTPW Heavy Rail Vehicles. Worked in supervisor capacity assisting control room with daily administrative functions. Worked in solo supervisory capacity during tenure of 18 months on multiple shifts of 24 personnel as well as assigned shift.
  • Analyzed and interpreted test data and adjusted, calibrated and aligned circuitry.
  • Assembled electrical and electronic systems and prototypes according to engineering data and knowledge of electrical principles, using hand tools and measuring instruments.
  • Used diagnostic and testing processes in collaboration with product engineers to identify, define and solve development issues.
  • Conducted, maintained, tested and repaired propulsion and braking electronic components, parts, equipment and systems.
  • Conducted semi-routine electronic testing, chronicled data and provided detailed reports to performance monitoring team.
  • Inspected completed bench build products for functionality and quality, alerting supervisors of repeat issues and seeking out root causes.
  • Performed acceptance testing and measurements on electronic components and assemblies to verify system compliance.
  • Recommended changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.
  • Tested various types of Automatic Train Protection equipment using oscilloscopes, multi-meters, voltage calibrators, spectrum analyzers and other diagnostic instruments.
  • Fixed circuit boards and wire harness problems using schematics, wiring diagrams and testing instruments.
  • Reviewed and interpreted service manuals, specifications, wiring diagrams.
  • Improved equipment performance through skilled calibration and testing.
  • Traced faults in circuits and components to isolate failures and remove components.
Bachelor of Science: Electrical/Telecommuncations Engineering , Expected in 06/2005 to ITT Technical Institute - Miami, FL,
  • Supervised team of twelve frontline supervisors and seventy five subordinate staff members.
  • Documented and resolved attendance issues which led to increased productivity.
  • Achieved coming in number one over eighteen months with the lowest percentage of breakdowns/chronic failures/AC failures and longest interval between roadcalls by overlaying self created shift templates, tying in supervisor and subordinate accountability .
  • Collaborated with team of six managers in the development of a divisional Unified Safety Topic Roster.
  • Achieved 100% Preventive maintenance compliance over eighteen months through effectively helping with deadline scheduling of Preventive Maintenance Inspections.

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials of Miami "COMTO"

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School Attended

  • ITT Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Rail Vehicle Maintenace Supervisor
  • Superintendent Bus Maintenance
  • Rail Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor
  • Rail Vehicle Electronic Technician/Lead Maintenance Worker


  • Bachelor of Science

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