City of Brampton

  • Supervisor Vehicle Maintenance

    Posted Date 3 days ago(10/12/2018 8:48 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Location 1: Company
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description








    Reporting to the Manager, Maintenance this role provides supervision to vehicle maintenance staff to ensure Transit vehicles are in optimum condition and well-cared for, in order to meet customer service expectations and requirements for health & safety.


    • Supervise the Vehicle Maintenance team
      • Provides oversight, daily direction and performance management to non-unionized and unionized staff
      • Review and implement preventative and proactive maintenance programs to meet MTO guidelines.
      • Ensures proper assignment of daily work duties
      • Monitors performance to meet business needs and emerging priorities
      • Ensures staff and external contractors
      • Follow Health & Safety regulations and comply with other applicable legislation and standards
      • Provides performance feedback and support to develop the skills of others. Supervises work of external contractors.
    • Vehicle Maintenance Functions
      • Coordinates the day-to-day activities of the maintenance staff to ensure effective and efficient management of vehicle inspection, repair, cleaning and maintenance operation to ensure functionality of the team
      • Prepare monthly reports, including cost per km tracking on vehicles
      • Key participant in the maintenance review, which addresses the needs of operational efficiency, corporate culture, division operations and employee performance gaps
      • Prepare and submit applications for licence and permit renewals
      • Ensures proper inventory of maintenance supplies are on hand, monitors usage and evaluates product cost-effectiveness and efficiency
      • Co-ordinates all equipment needs
    • Troubleshoot and Issues Management
      • Through the utilization of effective business practices, troubleshoots identified deficiencies and takes corrective action to resolve the day-to-day issues as they occur
      • Ensures policies and procedures are updated to reflect best practices and business improvements
      • Makes recommendations for resolve of ongoing issues and escalates concerns with broader impacts, as required
      • Enforces Transit and Provincial Safety Policies and records infractions
      • Ensures all staff adhere to all corporate and safety requirements and assists in controlling absenteeism by administering the Corporate Attendance Management Program as required
      • Deals with the labour relations issues and imposes appropriate disciplinary measures through Step 1 grievance procedure
      • Develops ‘best practices’ to harmonize and align with the overall business Transit strategy.
    • Training Accountability
      • Assists with the recruitment and orientation of new Transit employees, and participates in development planning for existing staff
      • Participates in the development and delivery of a comprehensive Orientation program
      • Works with Manager to develop a training plan and schedule for staff, and ensures delivery of what is needed.
    • Financial Duties
      • Responsible for managing associated financial record keeping and controls the day-to-day cost expenditures
      • Provides assistance to the Manager, Maintenance for determining future budget needs
      • Collects and researches information for budget recommendations and undertakes studies for analysis of manpower and future maintenance equipment that will impact budget expenditures
      • Create tenders and specifications
      • Issue requisitions for various products and services and review quotes to recommend purchases.




    • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business Administration or related discipline
    • 5 years Transit/Fleet experience with 2 years Supervisory experience; preferably in a unionized environment
    • Experience and working knowledge of motor vehicle maintenance,
    • Knowledge of workplace safety standards, the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Employment Standards Act and other applicable legislation
    • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Maintenance software such as ‘Fleet Focus” an asset
    • Good communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills in a diverse community
    • Valid Ontario driver’s licence (“G” class)
    • Ability to upgrade driver’s to “CZ” class
    • Valid Certificates of Qualification – Trade licences (310T – Truck and Coach)


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    **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

    **Starting Salary: $ 87,514.00 per annum



    Job status: Permanent

    Job Type:   Non-Union


    Applications must be received by: October 26, 2018


    Alternate formats will be provided upon request.



    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: quoting reference #103169 by October 26, 2018 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement.


    Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 



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