Maintenance Manager

Organization: Mountain Line

Location: Flagstaff, Ariz.

Deadline: July 7

Salary: $65535.00/year. This is a Full Time, benefit eligible position.

Description: Mountain Line seeks a Maintenance Manager to work within the Operations Division to ensure that activities related to fixed route operations, paratransit, fleet maintenance, facility maintenance and training are met with the highest standards in accordance with FTA, Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), and local guidelines.

The primary goal for the Operations Division is to work with unity in supporting the transit system and the customers we serve. To ensure safety, security, maintenance, proper utilization, appearance, and cleanliness of Mountain Line’s properties and resources. To comply with regulations on occupational safety as mandated by Federal, State, and Local agencies including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Americans with Disability Act (ADA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and FTA,). To ensure compliance with local zoning regulations, landscaping requirements, public safety, and environmental protection regulations as mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

This is a safety-sensitive position subject to the rules and regulations of the Drug and Alcohol Policy and required testing policy per the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The incumbent is required to fully comply with all operational safety rules and regulations established by Mountain Line.

The incumbent holding this position is part of the management team that deals with personnel issues and sensitive or privileged financial negotiations. There are aspects of personnel and financial issues that must be kept strictly confidential. This position is expected to respect and maintain employee and customer confidentiality.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Mountain Line Operations Director this position will manage and ensure occupational safety and security of Mountain Line’s properties and Fleet operations. Scope of responsibility includes education and training of employees on matters involving property security; preventative maintenance and repair programs for all of Mountain Line’s facilities and fleet equipment. Responsible for preparing reports on maintenance cost, procurement, amortization, and depreciation of Mountain Line assets. Responsible for ensuring compliance with FTA requirements; support and advise Mountain Line Development Department regarding design characteristics, location and maintenance characteristics of Mountain Line buildings, bus shelters, and other Mountain Line facilities.

  • Performs as an integral member of the Leadership Team to ensure effective interfaces and integration of activities with other organization units.
  • Acquires new knowledge and learns new ways of solving problems, thinks and plans strategically, visualizes, and communicates a vision, models desired behavior, drives organizational change, recognition, and development of staff potential, pro-actively addresses performance issues.
  • Supervises direct reports and provides feedback regularly and throughout the year. Assigns work, determines work methods, reviews work and corrects errors, trains, hires, coaches, mentors, evaluates work in progress, initiates performance plans and disciplinary actions at appropriate times, and consistently follows Mountain Line’s policies in performance management of represented employees.
  • Effective collaborator and network builder, persuasive, sensitivity to situation and individuals, knows how to work within the organizational and political structure. Contributes to strategic planning by evaluating and projecting future departmental demands.
  • Taking Risks and Innovation thinks out of the box, open minded and flexible in thought and tactics, oriented toward results, adapts problem approaches, creative solutions.
  • Interacts with internal Division sections and outside agencies to identify and coordinate schedule and procedural improvements; provides input for the development of the budget for the Division and manages the assignment of Division resources to ensure that service objectives are achieved within the established budget.
  • Manages the budget, conducts performance appraisals, and develops long range goals.

For more information, visit the Mountain Line Carrer Center and select Maintenance Manager.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, planning, economic development, engineering, or a related field required. Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • Similar Work Experience: Minimum 5 years prior similar work experience, 2 year of which was in supervisory capacity.
  • Licenses, Training and/or Certifications Required: Valid Driver’s License
  • Preferred: CDL class B with passenger endorsement and no air brake restrictions.
  • Substitution: Any combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skill to perform the duties of the position.

For more information, visit the Mountain Line Carrer Center and select Maintenance Manager.

Application Procedure: Mountain Line requires an online application, please see website for Full job description and to apply. Link:

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position may be required to perform any other job related duties as requested by management.

Mountain Line is an equal employment opportunity employer.


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