Job Description

The shop foreman will be responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations of the Sun Diego Charter Maintenance Department. Serving as the working leader of the maintenance facility, the shop foreman will be responsible for the coordination, scheduling and auditing of maintenance repairs for all motor coaches and company vehicles.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
  • Supervises, schedules, and assigns work to Maintenance staff, including mechanics, Service Employees, Janitors and Facilities Maintenance Mechanics.
  • Ensures that technicians are trained on current operating procedures, are properly equipped, and are motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Schedules the inspection of new coaches and coaches needing repair, arranges for scheduled and routine maintenance, documents types of repair needed, estimates time of completion, and coordinates road tests vehicles.
  • Schedules and administers fleet maintenance and assists in troubleshooting problems with vehicles and equipment.
  • Communicates with the Transportation Dispatchers throughout the day in order to fill runs.
  • Inspects facilities and equipment including shop tools to ensure adherence to safety and environmental regulations, as well as clean and efficient working conditions; and orders maintenance and repairs as needed.
  • Inspects coaches for cleanliness, and orders corrective maintenance as needed. Consults with Bus Operators to get information regarding repairs.
  • Submits written reports of all work completed on shift, and status of jobs not completed.
  • Coordinates and communicates with vendors and other outside organizations in order to track warranty work and schedule coaches.
  • Works with Materials staff to ensure that appropriate automotive and heavy-duty coach parts are ordered and stocked in sufficient quantity to ensure timely repair.



QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be bilingual - Spanish and English 
  • Must have excellent computer skills and high-level knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must prioritize, implement and manage work schedules, projects and assignments
  • Highly motivated and team-oriented individuals
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment testing to include a background check and drug test
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License (highly preferred, but not required)

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND / OR EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • 2 years of Diesel Engine Maintenance
  • 3 years supervisory experience, preferably in vehicle maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the motor coach industry and/ or transportation industry highly preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

 The employee will be required to walk, climb, kneel, stoop, squat, stand, sit and talk or hear; to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Position may require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic times throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder height, below the waist or lifting as required to clean equipment throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. Position may include lifting, up to 30 pounds unassisted, for files, computer printouts, parts and tools as part of a regular job function.


Primary Environment:

Ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment and while performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving equipment/vehicles or in outside weather conditions.

The Benefits:

·   Company subsidized Medical Insurance Premiums

·   Dental and Vision Insurance

·   Paid Holidays

·   Paid Vacation

·   Paid Life Insurance

Application Instructions

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