Maintenance Manager

Ft. Wayne, IN, Full time

TransPro Executive Placement, leaders in public sector, executive recruitment, is pleased to present the following opportunity.   

Job Title:                Maintenance Manager

Description:           The successful candidate is a strategic, detailed-oriented, and data driven leader, who is ready to take on the day-to-day operations of the Maintenance Department. In a safe, efficient, and economical manner, the Maintenance Manager will provide direction and coordination to employees responsible for the service and repair of equipment, vehicles, buildings, and grounds.

Location:               Fort Wayne, IN

Why Citilink: Citilink has been a leading provider of transportation services to the Fort Wayne and New Haven areas for over 50 years. By prioritizing community needs, Citilink has ultimately become a reliable and affordable organization for the community to call upon. Our mission is “To provide safe, courteous, and dependable public transportation at the most reasonable cost to our community.”

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Key Competencies:

  • Strong leadership abilities, capitalizing on confidentiality, good judgement, and discretion.
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups internally and externally
  • Excellent presentation skills required, interpersonal communication, verbal, and written skills is a must.
  • Detailed oriented, well organized, and possess effective time management skills.
  • Team player yet able to work well independently.
  • Proficient using Microsoft office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) to perform complex technical and administrative tasks to company standard
  • Must be a team player yet able to work well independently

Essential Duties:

  • Manages and implements polices, procedures and standards that support business plans
  • Works closely with Human Resources Director on employee or union issues
  • Seeks opportunities to introduce the fleet maintenance best practices
  • Responsible for DOT compliance and inspections of revenue and service equipment
  • Assist General Manager in preparation of the annual operation budget
  • Manages maintenance personnel
  • Assist Human Resources in interviewing and hiring of maintenance personnel
  • Manages annual training
  • Responsible for managing the ordering of parts and maintaining inventory


  • Must maintain current and valid Indiana driver’s license.
  • Must have a minimum 5 years of management and fleet transit maintenance experience managing employees on multiple shifts.
  • CDL is required with passenger and air brake endorsement.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field of study is preferred.
  • Any combination of experience, training, and/or education that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will substitute for the required education.
  • Experience in managing all aspects of fleet maintenance and paratransit to include employee and equipment safety, work practice management, quality, productivity, procurement, planning, scheduling, employment development, labor relations, and budgeting.
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