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Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor / Foreman II Garages

Company: NJ Transit
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

SURFACE TRANSIT GARAGE FOREMAN

HEAVY DIESEL/BUS/AUTO

Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you'll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time-and we're looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible.

Summary:

Below positions present the exciting professional opportunity for you to use your talents and energy to supervise a maintenance team at one of our garages.

Foreman II Garages (Northern/Central/Southern Divisions)

Main Functions:

  • Supervises employees on assigned shift, including assigning and reviewing work to ensure sufficient, clean, and safe vehicles are available for pull-out.
  • Coordinates with other Maintenance Foremen and Transportation staff at the garage, the Control Center, and at Bus garages to ensure that road calls are properly handled, and that pull-outs go smoothly.
  • Monitors workforce at assigned locations to coordinate maintenance activities and clean up activities and to ensure equipment is inspected in accordance with NJ TRANSIT maintenance standards.
  • Supervises stock room, authorizes special orders, issues materials and ensures security and accurate accounting of stock.
  • Trains, counsels, and motivates staff to maintain and improve productivity.
  • Enforces work rules, safety and cleanliness standards; monitors condition of facility and equipment.
  • Responsible for monitoring the timeliness and completeness of the revenue collection system, including proper vaulting procedures and reporting procedures. Education and Experience:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Three (3) years of applied experience in bus or automotive maintenance Knowledge and Skills:

      Required:
      • Knowledge and experience about automotive maintenance of vehicles
      • Technical knowledge working on computers
      • Excellent written and communication skills Preferred :
        • Diesel experience
        • Supervisory experience Working Environment:
          • Fast paced garage/warehouse work environment
          • Work independently with minimal supervision
          • Exposure to equipment, machinery/vehicles, chemicals and other hazardous materials
          • Garages are highly noisy/ loud, contain dirt and dust and open at all times with exposure to extreme temperatures during different seasons Physical Demands and Other Conditions:
            • Perform tasks which may include heavy physical labor such as lift and carry heavy items
            • Ability to stand, sit, walk, kneel and bend throughout the workday
            • Must be able to pass NJ TRANSIT's pre-employment physical
            • NJ TRANSIT Bus Garages are open 24/7 and 365 days, shifts and schedules can vary and may include nights, weekends and holidays as required or assigned Foreman Trainee - Garages (Northern/Central/Southern)

              Main Functions:
              • Assists Foreman in supervising employees on assigned shifts, including assigning and reviewing work to ensure sufficient, clean, and safe vehicles are available for pull-out
              • Assists Foreman in coordinating with other Foremen and Transportation staff at the garage, the Control Center, and at other garages to ensure that road calls are properly handled, and that pull-outs go smoothly
              • Monitors workforce at assigned locations to coordinate maintenance activities and cleanup activities and to ensure equipment is inspected in accordance with NJ TRANSIT maintenance standards
              • Supervises stock room, authorizes special orders, issues materials, and ensures security and accurate accounting of stock
              • Assists Foreman I in enforcing work rules, safety, and cleanliness standards, and monitor the condition of the facility and equipment
              • Responsible for monitoring the timeliness and completeness of the revenue collection system, including proper vaulting procedures and reporting procedures
              • This position operates 24/7 and will require flexibility with shift scheduling Education, Experience, and Qualifications:
                • High School Diploma or equivalent required
                • Completion of an automotive program from an accredited Technical, or Trade School required
                • One or more years of automotive, bus, or heavy diesel work experience can substitute for completion of automotive program at an accredited Technical or Trade School Knowledge and Skills:
                  • Problem Solving
                  • Attention to Detail
                  • Interpersonal Skills
                  • Strong work ethic
                  • Flexibility with work schedules
                  • Automotive mechanic knowledge Working Environment:
                    • Fast paced garage/warehouse work environment
                    • Work independently with minimal supervision
                    • Exposure to equipment, machinery/vehicles, chemicals and other hazardous materials
                    • Garages are highly noisy/ loud, contain dirt and dust and open at all times with exposure to extreme temperatures during different seasons Physical Demands and Other Conditions:
                      • Perform tasks which may include heavy physical labor such as lift and carry heavy items
                      • Ability to stand, sit, walk, kneel and bend throughout the workday
                      • Must be able to pass NJ TRANSIT's pre-employment physical
                      • NJ TRANSIT Bus Garages are open 24/7 and 365 days, shifts and schedules can vary and may include nights, weekends and holidays as required or assigned At NJ TRANSIT, you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package:
                        • Comprehensive Family Health Insurance - Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision
                        • Flexible Spending Account
                        • Life Insurance
                        • Paid Leave
                        • Tuition Assistance
                        • Commuter benefits
                        • 401(a), 401(b), 401(k) Retirement Plans - up to 9% employer contribution At NJ TRANSIT, diversity and inclusivity are vital to our success as we are committed to hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and veteran status. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage all qualified applicants to apply and join our team.

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                          This position is deemed safety sensitive per the Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations.

                          The DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of marijuana for any reason . It is unacceptable for any safety-sensitive employee subject to drug testing under DOT regulations to use recreational or medical marijuana. The prohibition includes any derivative of marijuana such as CBD oils, teas, etc. T he use of recreational and medical marijuana is a violation of NJ TRANSIT's Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy for safety-sensitive employees.

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Keywords: NJ Transit, Jersey City , Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor / Foreman II Garages, Professions , Jersey City, New Jersey

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