Assistant Maintenance Manager

*****2nd Shift******

Assistant Maintenance Managers oversee the day-to-day operations of the vehicle maintenance staff at a facility. This position provides leadership and direction to maintenance staff. Supervisors coordinate and supervise maintenance work and repairs, as well as monitor safety, productivity, and quality.

  • Ensure all work performed by staff is completed in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Supervise the maintenance staff, including training, scheduling work assignments, and authorization of overtime.
  • Regularly communicate with management, operations, and others regarding the status of fleet vehicles, containers and/or other equipment.
  • Ensure the maintenance department maintains quality and safety standards.
  • Ensure maintenance is performed safely, effectively, and expeditiously.
  • Perform and monitor vehicle inspections.
  • Review work orders and ensure parts inventory is maintained.
  • Ensure all paperwork in completed accurately and timely.
  • Train and direct employees to improve their overall performance.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with customers, clients, co-workers, employees, and managers.
  • Conduct employee observations to ensure safety and procedures are being followed.
  • Perform road calls to repair vehicles as necessary in the event of vehicle breakdowns.
  • Road test vehicles to determine necessary repair as needed.
  • Perform mechanical duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience with maintaining parts inventory.
  • Familiarity with use of repair manuals, electrical wiring, and schematics necessary to troubleshoot.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and DOT.
  • Computer skills; working knowledge of Windows applications, SAP, and Lotus Notes applications a plus.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training.

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Minimum three (3) years performing repairs and maintenance on diesel powered, heavy vehicles, hydraulics, equipment, and related components.
  • Must have waste industry experience.
  • Management experience preferred.
  • Experience working with welding equipment preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have at least a valid driver’s license, CDL preferred.
  • Must not have any DUI’s, within the last 5 years.
  • Must not have any license suspensions within the last 2 years.
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the last 2 years.
  • Must be able to produce satisfactory pre-employment drug test and background check results.

  • Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair facility.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions possible.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
  • Possible exposure to high traffic conditions while performing road calls.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.