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Maintenance Shop Manager

Joppa, MD - Philadelphia


Job Title:
Maintenance Shop Manager

Production & Skilled Trades

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general direction, this position will oversee and prioritize all aspects of small to mid-sized facilities and a limited number of accounts. The incumbent will manage the day to day planning and organizing of shop personnel and projects to meet business needs.   The incumbent will manage facility audits, inventory, budgets, and meeting goals. Execute change management plans for any shop changes. Oversee and/or manage facility staffing. Consult with leadership on equipment updates, details, and reporting. This position has the possibility to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends in addition to overtime; it requires full-time attendance.   

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the company's safety culture by promoting a safe work environment in compliance with federal and state regulations, conduct safety meetings, mock OSHA inspections, model safe work habits, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Perform multiple personnel management tasks including but not limited to staffing, performance management, annual reviews, and time and attendance
  • Manage new hire orientation and onboarding process
  • Perform daily operational tasks as needed including estimates, down unit reporting, yard checks, etc.
  • Monitor expenses related to shop management in order to maintain the budget
  • Perform EPA and state regulations testing and reporting
  • Communicate with operations daily on equipment needs, requests, answer phones, review daily reports, assist drivers and other requests as needed
  • Work with foreman for proper job coding, warranty, rail and customer damage recovery, and proper parts usage
  • Perform ready line inspections to ensure quality, proper repair procedures are followed and equipment meets all federal and state DOT requirements
  • Manage employee staffing and scheduling of shop and service trucks to meet customer needs, reduce equipment downtime, and limit outsourcing costs
  • Monitor shop workflow to improve utilization and production and meet our customers needs
  • Oversee technical training for employees, ensure proper diagnostic and repair procedures are followed to control and reduce maintenance and cost
  • Oversee safety training of all employees to reduce workers compensation cost and cultivate a positive safety culture


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent up to 5 or more years of related experience and 3-5 years of direct or indirect management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to act professionally
  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively
  • Ability to document information and make quick decisions
  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliance up to 50 pounds)
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Ability to wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE)
  • Ability to work both individually and as a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with under minimal direction

GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Facilities Management, Maintenance, Management-Entry Level, Safety, Transportation/Logistics

Job Opening ID:
00521844 Maintenance Shop Manager (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 17 Days Ago

Full time


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