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Maintenance Manager - MRF & Transfer

Company: Athens Services
Location: Whittier
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Maintenance Manager - MRF & TransferLocation: US-CA-WhittierJob ID: 2022-3448Overview & Essential Job FunctionsPosition Summary:The Maintenance Manager - MRF/Transfer will oversee all shop activities working with the Maintenance Supervisors and other maintenance personnel to ensure that the maintenance of all company equipment/vehicles are completed in a safe and timely manner. The Maintenance Manager - MRF/Transfer will be consistently reviewing and auditing all maintenance programs in order to ensure success of the equipment/plant maintenance department.Essential Job Functions:

Oversee the Fleet Periodic Maintenance Inspection Program by regularly reviewing and auditing processes/procedures to ensure that the maintenance employees are performing quality inspections/repairs, documenting all repairs, and making process alterations as needed.
Oversee the proper maintenance/repair of the mechanical and electrical components of the conveyor systems within the Material Recovery Facility (MRF).
General supervision of heavy equipment mechanics and lube technicians.
Prioritize workload according to safety factors & operational needs and ensures workload is evenly distributed.
Reviews productivity levels and the progress of all repairs.
Oversee and monitor equipment compliance by ensuring daily inspections of all Company equipment & vehicles that are governed under the Federal and State regulatory agencies (Federal Motor Carrier, CHP).
Monitors BIT programs to ensure they are done in a timely manner consistent with all regulatory DOT requirements.
Maintain safe work environment by ensuring safe work practices are followed.
Conduct weekly/monthly safety meetings.
Administer company policy and procedures and promote positive employee relations.
Ensures proper parts inventory management and organization. Performs regular inspections to guarantee processes are being followed.
Provide proper coaching and/or mentorship to all maintenance employees that will help promote a healthy and positive work environment.
Promote the use of relevant technology and information systems that improve shop performance such as Dossier.

Qualifications & Environmental DemandsRequired Qualifications:

High School Diploma and/or GED
Ten years' experience as a Maintenance Manager - directly managing 15+ shop employees daily.
Work experience with environmental compliance (storm water reporting, hazmat manifests, etc).
Extensive knowledge of Motor Carrier BIT Inspection Program, D.O.T. Regulations, North American Out of Service Criteria, CSA 2010, C.A.R.B.
Self-motivated, highly competitive, and results-oriented with a proven and documented history of success.
Proficiency level skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Ability to learn our internal maintenance software quickly.
Valid Class A license with satisfactory driving record.
Work experience in successfully implementing safety programs and processes in a fleet environment.
Work experience resolving human resource and labor relations issues with employees.
Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
Bilingual (English /Spanish).
Highly proficient in equipment and/or fleet maintenance and shop operations.
Vendor management and purchasing systems experience.
An extensive background as a mechanic, shop supervisor or fleet manager with three or more years of hands-on experience is preferred.
Waste industry experience.
Mechanical school certificate and/or ASE certification(s).

Physical/Environmental Demands:


Seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously.
Problem solving, oral/written communication, analytical ability, organization, concentration, Eye/hand coordination, working with interruptions & interpersonal abilities continuously.
Sitting, standing, & walking frequently.
Handling (holding), balancing, bending, crouching, kneeling, pushing, & reaching occasionally.


Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, noise, grease, oil, hot/cold temperatures, & vibration frequently.
Exposure to electrical hazards, chemicals, standing on concrete, and uneven or slippery surfaces occasionally.
Works inside & outside.

Benefits Benefits:

Competitive wages
Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance
Paid Vacation and Sick Time
Career plan
Recognition programs
Professional development learning
An exceptional work environment

Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws.PI187777193

Keywords: Athens Services, Whittier , Maintenance Manager - MRF & Transfer, Executive , Whittier, California

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