Equipment Maintenance Superintendent – Fleet Services City of Savannah City of Savannah 157 reviews



Are you seeking a rewarding career and the opportunity to work with a dedicated team to make a real difference in the Fleet Services Department?
The City of Savannah and its Fleet Services Department are currently seeking an experienced Equipment Maintenance Superintendent with unquestionable integrity who can demonstrate sound judgement and decision-making skills under all conditions. We seek a leader who possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to evaluate situations while remaining calm, and the skills to think critically and make sound decisions.

As an employee in Fleet Services you gain a second family, a sense of belonging that no other career can offer, and spend your time helping others by making a positive impact within the Fleet Services Department.
We offer excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits, Wellness Programs, Education Reimbursement
Deferred Benefit Contribution (457B), 11 Paid Holidays, Paid ASE Certifications, and Tool Allowance!
Women, Minorities and Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply!

As the Equipment Maintenance Superintendent you will be responsible for supervising the daily activities of the fleet maintenance shop and enforce safety standards.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
  • Coordinates, assigns and reviews work and establishes work schedules; maintains standards; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work assignments; answers questions; gives advice and direction as needed.
  • Enforces safety policies.
  • Monitors work orders for number of open orders, status, and time.
  • Assesses and adjusts shop priorities.
  • Communicates with department heads, superintendents, and supervisors concerning vehicle repairs and replacements.
  • Prepares and reviews specifications for vehicles, equipment, and supplies.
  • Researches and schedules training opportunities for personnel.
  • Researches industry trends;
  • Researches developments in tools and equipment.
  • Communicates with vendors concerning services, supplies, special needs, and compliance issues.
  • Reviews reports for shop goals and budget amounts.
  • Assists in equipment failure analysis.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Associate's Degree in Fleet Management; with two (2) years of experience in vehicle maintenance operations of which one (1) year of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Must possess and maintain a valid state Class B commercial driver's license.

Requires certification as a Master Vehicle Mechanic or Master Heavy Truck Mechanic through NIASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence).

Emergency Vehicle Technician certification preferred

Work Location: 6900 Sallie Mood Dr. Work Hours: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Additional Requirements
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment.

Additional Information

  • Knowledge of the city personnel policies.
  • Knowledge of shop safety guidelines.
  • Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of city vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of division software applications.
  • Skill in the diagnosis and repair of equipment failures.
  • Skill in developing short- and long-range plans.
  • Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
  • Skill in the training and supervision of personnel.
  • Skill in the operation of computers and other modern office equipment.
  • Skill in public and interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

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