Shop Supervisor

Location: San Benito, TX
Date Posted: 02-02-2018
D/T Carson Enterprises Inc. offers an array of solutions for transformational needs. Our company specializes in bus remanufacturing, interior rehabs, accident and fire repair, rail repair and rehab, and alternative fuel conversations.
JOB TITLE: Shop Supervisor DATE REVISED: 12/29/2017
CLASSIFICATION: Full Time Job No.:  
REPORTS TO: Operations Manager Department: Maintenance
Essential Responsibilities
The Shop Supervisor, under the direction of the Operations Manager, oversees the efficient and safe operation of their assigned crew by directing, controlling and coordinating activities required to repair or overhaul busses, trucks and other heavy duty vehicles in a manner to meet our customer deadlines.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Supervises the activities of the Maintenance staff with respect to production, volume, cost, quality, and meeting scheduled roll outs
  • Stimulates maximum efficiency and productivity of Maintenance staff
  • Confers with the Manager to establish working schedules for all departments connected with Maintenance
  • Maintains adherence to company policies, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices
  • Recommends the hiring and releasing of staff as required to maintain scheduled repairs and roll outs
  • Prepares all shift schedules for Maintenance staff
  • Assures that machinery, equipment, and facilities are properly maintained for efficient operation
  • Schedules overtime, as required
  • Arranges to have appropriate records prepared and maintained
  • Maintains good employee relations, takes proper disciplinary measures when required, and assists in handling employee grievances
  • Keeps records of departmental activities, as required
  • Assures efficient and economical utilization materials, improvement of methods, and elimination of wasteful practices within the department
  • Establishes accountability and goals used for performance evaluation
Safety Responsibilities
  • Conduct Orientation and Training of Employees
  • Enforce Safe Work Practices
  • Correct Unsafe Conditions
  • Prevent Lingering Unsafe or Unhealthful Workplace Conditions or Hazards
  • Investigate Workplace Accidents
  • Promote Quick Return to Work
  • Demonstrate Safety Leadership
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years diesel maintenance experience on buses, transit, or coach buses 
  • Minimum 3-5 years supervisory experience
  • Extensive, hands-on knowledge of bus or heavy duty systems (HVAC, Electrical, Engine, Suspensions etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to assess personnel requirements and evaluate subordinate performance
  • Ability to train, guide, and direct a crew
  • ASE certifications are a plus
  • Valid driver’s license, Class A and/or Class B  with Passenger Endorsement
  • Must have own tools
Must be able to:
  • Lift, pull and push up to  50 pounds of dead weight
  • Climb up and down a ladder
  • Stoop, kneel, and or crawl
After your probation period is completed all full time employees of D/T Carson Enterprises Inc. will be offered excellent benefits such as:
  • Medical
  • Dental / Vision
  • Long and Short Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Benefits w a company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. If you require a reasonable accommodation to a known disability, are a qualified applicant or employee and if it will not impose an, “undue hardship” on the operation of the business, please notify a member of the Human Resources staff and a reasonable accommodation will be made.
We are drug free workplace that conducts pre-employment physicals and drug screenings. We are regulated by the department of transportation and will be conducting random drug testing at regular intervals.
Application Process
You may apply for a position with D/T Carson Enterprises using one of the following methods:
Option 1: Apply directly online:
Option 2: Schedule your interview directly with our corporate recruiter via phone or email
  • 800-300-3751  /
D/T Carson Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right to amend or alter this job description at any time at the discretion of the company.
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