16 days old

Maintenance Supervisor

San Mateo County Transit District
San Carlos, California 94070
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Maintenance Supervisor

Per CBA: $44.91 - $59.88 per hour

($93,413 - $124,550 estimated annual)


This position closes on Friday, October 11, 2019.


The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, including Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.


The San Mateo County Transit District’s Bus Maintenance Department seeks a Maintenance Supervisor to be responsible for supervisory and administrative functions, insuring safe, reliable maintenance services at one of two District operating/maintenance facilities (North Base in San Francisco or South Base in San Carlos).


The Maintenance Supervisor will develop maintenance, repair, and service programs for buses and non-revenue support vehicles; provide materials, supplies, and equipment as well as implement and enforce safety practices and programs for maintenance activities to ensure compliance with District policies and local, state, and federal regulations. In this hands on role, the candidate will inspect maintenance work for completeness, schedule maintenance, repair, and service assignments to maintenance staff including Mechanics, Utility Workers, and Storekeepers, and generally supervise maintenance staff.


This is a high profile role which involves participation in hiring decisions, performance evaluations and performance appraisals, investigation of incidents, complaints, and claims, teaching proper work methods and procedures and quality control inspection of all maintenance and repairs. The chosen candidate will enforce safety regulations and Hazardous Materials requirements, perform regular safety briefings with maintenance personnel, monitor inventory, prepare work orders, and examine work orders for accuracy of reporting, and maintain records of repairs, maintenance, and servicing performed on district vehicles. Additionally, s/he will monitor and manage maintenance cost center accounts, track and document line item expenditures, report monthly variance and budget adherence to the Superintendent.


The ideal candidate will have High School diploma or GED, ASE master heavy-duty technician certification, and two years of supervisory/management experience with heavy-duty diesel vehicle maintenance experience. Must possess valid 608 and 609 Certifications for Air Conditioning and a valid Class B California Driver License (with Passenger Transport Endorsement and Air Brakes). We seek a candidate with knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and maintenance management software. Must possess effective oral and written communications skills.

Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays.



To apply for this position, please visit our website at http://www.smctd.com/jobs.html,and follow the related application instructions.


The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 2019-09-26 Expires: 2019-10-26
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