Director of Maintenance

Department
Position Title
Location
Shop & Mechanics
Director of Maintenance
Oak Creek
Wisconsin

Go Riteway Transportation is currently seeking a full-time Director of Maintenance to join our growing team! This fleet maintenance executive will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of vehicle fleet maintenance including vehicle and staff operations. The Director of Maintenance will report directly to the company president, keeping safety and company goals top of mind.

Why Go Riteway?

  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, and life insurance and 401(k) program offered
  • PTO, paid holidays and Short-term Disability plans offered
  • Family-owned and operated
  • Competitive pay based on experience

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain company maintenance strategy including meeting company/department goals, motivating maintenance team, employee retention and engagement, and department budget.
  • Operate as a champion for the mechanic team by collaborating with the executive team, provide strong maintenance related advice, and participating in continuing education courses and relevant conferences.
  • Provide leadership to and collaborate with the company’s recruitment team regarding vehicle maintenance personnel.
  • Develop and maintain new employee orientation programs, learning and development programming for the current maintenance team, and company training programs for mechanics.
  • Manage department managers and supervisors, provide coaching opportunities and assist with the performance improvement of all employees within the mechanic team.
  • Act as the point person for all maintenance vendor relationships.
  • Champion department best practices and assist in the development of said best practices.
  • Additional record keeping, scheduling and labor and inventory reporting required for the maintenance department.
  • Collaborate with operations managers to plan for vehicle availability during all weather conditions and other situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Education: Associate’s Degree or equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required.
  • Experience: 10 years of vehicle maintenance experience including diesel engine maintenance. 5 years of supervisory/management experience.
  • Microsoft Office Suite Skills required – Especially Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Must hold a valid Driver’s License and ability to obtain CDL within 90 days of employment, plus School Bus (S) and Passenger (P) Endorsements.
  • Upon extension of offer, must submit to and pass a company sponsored pre-employment drug test (as well as ongoing random drug/alcohol testing), MVR, background check and meet DOT requirements.

About GO Riteway Transportation

GO Riteway Transportation is a family-owned and operated transportation company based in Milwaukee, WI. The company was founded in 1957 and began at a farmhouse with 4 school buses. While we have grown tremendously over the past 60+ years, we have maintained the family business atmosphere and continue to grow and develop our current team of drivers, mechanics, and office staff. We now encompass 25 locations throughout Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana and continue to offer the excellent customer service and safe transportation we’re known for to our large customer base.

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