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Transdev Maintenance Supervisor in Hyattsville, Maryland


Oversees the day-to-day functions of vehicle mechanics, and utility workers. Garage operates on a three-shift basis to ensure that maintenance on vehicles are completed; tests and inspections are performed, services and processes to evaluate quality or performance of the vehicles are accomplished; and specifications are met to DOT, client or Company standards.


  1. Demonstrates and promotes a “Safety First” lifestyle at the location.

  2. Responsible for hiring, coaching, counseling, and issuing discipline to maintenance staff members through documentation and terminate employees based on observed failure to perform the job in a safe manner and in accordance with Company and client specifications and just cause.

  3. Oversees repairs, preventive vehicle maintenance, servicing and cleaning of revenue and non-revenue vehicles.

  4. Responsible for support services including heavy overhauls, light unit rebuilds, electronic and body repairs

  5. Responsible for the ordering of parts and maintaining inventory.

  6. Supervises vehicle maintenance personnel including training, scheduling, discipline and terminations.

  7. Monitors employee performance and initiates appropriate disciplinary action in a manner consistent with company/location policy.

  8. Ensures that all vehicle mechanics have the proper licenses and certifications.

  9. Supervises and inspects major repairs and provide technical assistance to mechanics.

  10. Responsible for directing the work of all technicians including the development of work orders and the evaluation of all repairs performed by both the technicians and outside vendors

  11. Monitors radio communications during route times and ensures that all operator inquiries related to the mechanical operation of the vehicle are responded to immediately

  12. Advises Fleet Maintenance Manager of individual situations that require further attention.

  13. Responsible for vehicle titles and registration; which includes Vehicle Change Notice’s and annual registration fees.

  14. Responsible for DOT compliance and inspections of revenue and service equipment.

  15. Other duties to ensure the efficient operation of the maintenance facility.


  1. High School diploma required; some college preferred.

  2. Must have 3+ years of supervisory experience in a safety sensitive environment.

  3. Must have 3+ years’ experience dealing with heavy equipment (truck or van preferably).

  4. Experience working with Unions and in the transportation industry a must.

  5. Must have previous experience supervising employees on multiple shifts.

  6. ASE certifications are required.

  7. Must be a team player yet able to work well independently.

  8. Must be able to demonstrate poise, tact, diplomacy and possesses good judgment and discretion.

  9. Detail oriented, well organized, and possess effective time management skills.

  10. General knowledge of Windows-based computer operating system and Microsoft office package.

  11. Must be able to work flexible hours or shifts.


The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can possibly be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 10% of work is accomplished in doors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities.

  • 90% of work is accomplishedoutside in varying temperature, weather, and humidity conditions; most work is performed alone and in remote locations.

  • Frequently stands and walks; ability to sit for up to three hours; walk for long distances and on possible sloped ground or slippery and uneven surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift or handle material weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch; and corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication.

  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.

  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, vehicle fumes and noise.

  • Exposure to cleaning solutions, oils, and other liquids.

  • Must be able to travel for company training, meeting or support missions.

About Transdev:

Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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 upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

_EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Job Locations US-MD-Hyattsville

Posted Date 5 days ago (4/6/2021 8:42 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-14310

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Internal Reference 781

Company/Division Transdev Services