Valley Metro is seeking a Deputy Chief of Bus Maintenance to assist in executing Valley Metro's mission to connect communities and enhance lives while planning, designing, building and operating a multi-modal transportation system. This is an opportunity to join one of the nation's largest and most innovative transit systems.
The Deputy Chief of Bus Maintenance reports to the Chief Maintenance Officer (CMO) and holds the responsibility for effectively managing, directing, coordinating and supervising staff and all activities related to the maintenance of agency vehicles (bus and paratransit services), support equipment and other assets. The Deputy Chief works in partnership with the Deputy Chief of Bus and Paratransit Operations to strategize, plan and deliver consistent, reliable, comfortable and convenient service through staff supervision and effective management of vehicle and facilities maintenance and equipment.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
Bachelor's degree in mechanical or technical engineering, or a related field.
A minimum of five years of managerial experience directing, planning and overseeing vehicle fleet maintenance activities and associated programs.
Directly related experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
Program management experience with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and State Safety Oversight (SSO) related activities in support of vehicle maintenance for transit and non-revenue fleet vehicles is desirable.
Experience in the management and oversight of transit asset management processes is desirable.
Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license and safe driving record and maintain insurability.
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With a core mission of connecting communities and enhancing lives, Valley Metro plans, builds, operates and maintains regional bus, light rail, paratransit and vanpool systems across Maricopa County, one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. We serve more than 60 million riders annually through a talented and passionate team of staff and contractors and a multi-modal transit system featuring local and commuter bus, regional light rail, streetcar, vanpool and paratransit.