Salary will be based on experience. We are looking for an experienced manager in a high level management position
Fleet & Facility Maintenance Manager
In order to maintain Suburban Carting’s reputation as providing high quality service, our fleet requires ongoing oversight and attention so vehicles remain in safe, proper working condition and are kept to the aesthetic standards of the company.
The Fleet Manager will oversee our fleet of approximately 55 front load, roll off and packer garbage trucks and team of full time mechanics and welders. You will work closely with operations to make sure all route requirements are met and we are able to continue to provide excellent customer service.
This individual will be responsible for managing the repairs and preventative maintenance of company assets including trucks, containers, compactors and facilities. This will include:
Overseeing purchase of all parts and outside repair services as needed
Distributing work (tasks and project assignments) to team of mechanics, welders and shop personnel
Providing reporting for all relevant active vehicles along with respective status updates for all out of service vehicles including, cause of issue, diagnosis, solution and estimated timeline until vehicle (or replacement vehicle) is back on the road
Coordinating the timing and method of major repairs that need an extended time out of service
Maintaining relationships with parts and service vendors. Sourcing vendors as necessary
Assisting and scheduling emergency roadside repairs as needed
Scheduling and executing installation of compactors at customer sites. Sourcing compactors based on customer requirements
Dispatching compactor repairs to be performed at customer site
Purchasing new equipment according to route requirements and dispose of old equipment (sale, scrap, etc)
Tracking existing warranties for recovery and purchasing new warranties as needed
Monitoring relevant invoices and financial information relating to active vehicles (maintenance, fuel usage, repairs, etc.)
Reviewing and auditing regional DOT required documentation including, roadside inspections, work orders & daily vehicle condition reports (VCR)
Providing guidance to staff on to optimize work productivity and safety
Scheduling and approving paid time off requests to maintain adequate staffing
Recruiting and training mechanics, welders and shop personnel
Visibly demonstrating safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling good behavior
Communicating recurring safety issues that need attention to Safety Manager
Contracting cleaning services, landscaping, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, pest control, etc.
Experience managing team of 10-15 mechanics, welders and shop personnel
Valid commercial driver's license
Fleet, mechanical or engineering background preferred.
Previous experience managing a fleet of +50 vehicles.
Experience using Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Experience with the following tools are a plus: Dossier Fleet Maintenance, TechTools, Davie 4, Navistar Diagnostics, Bendix and Wabco.
Keys to Success
Excellent organizational skills and reporting capabilities
Ability to communicate (written and verbally) in a professional, personable and respectful manner.
Resourceful and able to think on your feet in a rapidly changing environment
Suburban Carting Co. has been serving Westchester County for nearly 40 years and is the largest and most experienced privately owned and operated waste and recycling company in the area. We have recently expanded our service area to include Putnam County. We provide waste and recycling collection services to municipalities and commercial, retail and industrial businesses as well as homes in Westchester and Putnam County. Suburban Carting is large enough to provide professionalism and reliability yet small enough to provide personalized service – you'll always get a live person on the phone when you call us during business hours. All our collection programs are tailored to meet your specific needs including container size, functionality and service frequency. Suburban Carting stands high and proud above our competition, offering the highest level of professionalism with the personal service we have become known for.
Our 5-acre headquarters are in Briarcliff Manor, NY with additional locations in Brewster, NY and Mount Vernon, NY. These locations allow us access to all parts of Westchester and Putnam County. We have a fleet of more than 50 vehicles, 45 of which are used daily and ...the remainder of which are kept as spares so as to not disturb customer schedules in the event of a breakdown. Our entire fleet of vehicles, container and compactors are maintained by a team of trained and experienced mechanics and welders. You can rest assured that we have ample equipment to handle any job.
Suburban Carting’s average driver has been servicing our customers for nearly 15 years. Our drivers are always in compliance with Department of Transportation guidelines and are regularly trained in safety procedures and best practices. They will be there day in and day out to service your account with a level of competence, safety and professionalism that is unparalleled.
As a leading carting company, Suburban Carting focuses a great deal of attention on finding innovative ways to improve efficiency. We have experience working with municipalities to reduce costs, use less fuel and cut back on carbon emissions.