2nd Shift Maintenance Service Leader

Gary, IN
Fleet Maintenance
Depends on Experience 
Full-Time Hourly


The 2nd Shift Maintenance Service Leader is responsible for coordinating the daily maintenance and repair operations performed at night by scheduling, monitoring shop employees, and by ordering and organizing parts, supplies, records, and files to provide safe, efficient, and quality service to all customers.  This position will interact with drivers, operations, and vendors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all activities associated with the installation, maintenance and repair of assigned equipment/vehicles by scheduling and monitoring mechanics to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.

    • Creates work orders and write quotes for lease drivers.

    • Monitors work in progress and upon completion ensuring work meets required company and DOT maintenance standards.

    • Verifies that all parts required for the repair have been added to the work orders for correct billing.

    • Communicates with drivers and/or operations staff regarding the status of vehicle/equipment maintenance and repair jobs.

  • Supervises the night shift mechanics by carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws to develop employees to be successful.

    • Assists in hiring, disciplining, and terminating employees.

    • Trains mechanics on proper repair procedures.

    • Monitors employee performance, conducts employee performance appraisals, recommends salary adjustments, and offers assistance and direction when needed.

    • Monitors operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, local and Federal government regulations and company policies and procedures.

  • Monitors inventory levels by entering issued and received parts in the computer system to ensure they are available and ready for the organization at the lowest overall costs.

    • Issues parts requested by mechanics and enter information into computer system.

    • Receives or issues equipment from/to drivers based on MEC documents and enters information into computer system.

    • Orders parts as needed from vendors to maintain appropriate inventory level.

  • Performs preventative maintenance service and repairs on all assets by inspecting, servicing, and repairing equipment, following company preventative maintenance schedule to ensure it is in safe working condition and in DOT compliance.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education and Experience

  • Must have knowledge in the maintenance-related field usually gained through 2 years of vocational training and/or equivalent related experience.

  • Must have a solid understanding of parts and inventory control usually gained through 1-2 years of training and/or related experience.

  • Must have basic computer skills to be able to update inventory and work orders in computer system.

  • Must have excellent supervisory, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have the ability to operate vehicles; valid driver’s license required. 
  • Must have forklift certification or become certified within 90 days of employment.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to operate related power/shop equipment.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task, and work with little supervision.
  • Must be a detail and safety-oriented team player with good written and verbal communication, decision-making, problem-solving, and customer service skills. 
  • Must be proficient in handling difficult customer situations, responding to customer needs for service and assistance, and meeting commitments.

  • Must be able to demonstrate a proactive commitment to ATS corporate values and the success of all staff.

  • Must be proficient in working on the computer.

  • Must be flexible to work varying hours including weekends depending on department needs.


Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Required to work in a shop environment with exposure to noise and fumes and occasionally outside in cold or hot weather environments.

  • Required to stand or walk for long periods of time.

  • Required to frequently lift and/or move parts or supplies that weigh up to 100 pounds.

  • Required to work occasional Saturdays.

  • Required to walk occasionally; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls frequently; and to reach with hands and arms occasionally.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility to meet the Company’s expectations.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential duties.

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