Overview

Springfield Area Transit Company in the heart of scenic Western Massachusetts, has an outstanding position available within our senior management team. Located at our brand new state-of-the art Fixed-Route Bus Operations & Maintenance Facility, the Director of Maintenance oversees and directs the day-to-day maintenance activities for the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority’s vehicle fleet and facilities. Overall responsibilities include supervising 50 maintenance department employees as well as developing and implementing departmental policies and procedures, worksite training programs, and environmental and workplace safety initiatives; and ensuring compliance with all related federal, state and local regulations. This position also oversees multiple facilities and is involved with a variety of capital projects. Our new facility provides light- and heavy-duty maintenance to PVTA’s fleet of over 175 fixed-route buses.

The ideal candidate will have a very strong maintenance background including at least five (5) years of demonstrated experience in a similar role within the public transit industry. Must have excellent working knowledge of the mechanics and technologies used in public transit buses and vans and have demonstrated experience with facilities management and capital projects. Must have strong management experience within a unionized environment, with excellent computer, organizational and prioritization skills. This position requires occasional travel within the service area and availability on evenings and weekends as needed.

Salary range $100-110K commensurate with experience with excellent benefits package, including pension, health/dental, and use of company vehicle. Please review a detailed position description and qualification requirements under Careers at www.pvta.com. If you would like to be considered for this excellent career opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter (including your salary requirement). Submit electronically via our website or you can mail to SATCo, Attn: Director of Human Resources, 665 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA 01104. EOE/AA/DF