The Director of Fleet Maintenance has the responsibility to manage all staff, inventory, facility space and equipment associated with the maintenance and repair of MBI's fleet. This is a highly visible position that includes budget responsibility well in excess of $20M/year. MBI's fleet includes a wide range of oilfield services equipment, including, but not limited to, oil & water hauling tractors and trailers, workover rigs, wireline trucks, hot oil trucks, winch & super-vac trucks, cranes, and all associated ancillary equipment.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Perform all duties and functions to the highest degrees of health, safety, and environmental standards.
- Maintain a safety culture in all areas of fleet maintenance.
- Oversee the maintenance of all MBI equipment, ensuring that equipment is "field ready", safe to operate, and in compliance with all Department of Transportation (DOT) and other regulatory standards.
- Manage the day-to-day operations of service center managers, mechanics, and inventory control staff at all MBI maintenance facilities.
- Ensure effective, efficient, and consistent use of MBI's inventory control software.
- Establish and maintain best practices in the use of the software to manage all assets.
- Recommend information systems improvements and enhancements.
- Collaborate daily with MBI's procurement staff to monitor and review maintenance costs, provide cost reporting, and assist in vendor/part supplier and OEM negotiations as necessary to ensure cost competitiveness.
- Conduct weekly (or as needed) conference calls with local service center managers to maintain uniformity of operations and best practices.
- Establish and maintain regular communication with all service centers, operations management, procurement, and other support organizations.
- Ensure service centers are properly staffed in all locations and maintain high qualification standards for service center staff.
- Encourage, through compensation and other methods, ASE and other applicable certifications for service center staff.
- Oversee the evaluation of new and existing equipment upgrades.
- Maximize equipment utilization and efficient use of fuel.
- Track service center staff hours and develop acceptable schedules.
- Establish value of retired equipment for sale or appropriate disposition.
- Generate ideas and patterns to create continuous process improvement and staff development.
- 10+ years in Fleet Maintenance and prior management experience, with at least 2 years leading a multi-facility fleet maintenance operation.
- Working knowledge of the types of equipment MBI deploys and ability to establish corresponding maintenance best practices.
- Must be knowledgeable about DOT laws pertaining to commercial vehicles.
- Must possess exceptional customer service skills and the ability to work with current and potential customers, both internal and external.
- Must be able to work in a team environment, possessing outstanding communication and leadership skills.
- Must be able to perform the essential functions in a fast paced and high stress environment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands of this job are outlined in the Functional Job Analysis for this position and are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- High school diploma, GED or equivalent is required.
- Bachelor's or Associates Degree in Business, Operations Management or applicable technical field is preferred.
Licenses and Certifications
- Valid driver's license is required.
- Class A CDL is preferred.
- Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) certification is preferred.
This position has supervisory responsibilities for two or more full-time employees.