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Hawaiian Electric Fleet Services Program Manager in Kahului, Hawaii

Fleet Services Program Manager

Date:Jun 19, 2024

Location: Kahului, Hawaii (HI), US, 96732

Company: hawaiianel

We recognize our competitive advantage -- our people. We believe in our people, who share our vision of meeting the needs of our employees, customers, and communities and who carry out the continued success of the company.

Our employees are committed to the company's foundational values: integrity, excellence, teamwork, environmental stewardship, and community commitment. In turn, we invest in our employees, providing opportunities for challenge and advancement and offering a competitive compensation package.

Posting End Date: at 11:59PM HST


The M VF FLEET Department of the P FLEET SERVICES Division at Hawaiian Electric Company has 1 Management vacancy available. (Role: Professional)


Continuously analyzes, studies, creates, and manages activities related to Fleet Services. Develops implements and directs various fleet program activities with respect to budget, schedule, risk assessment/management, and fleet management regulations and laws. Remains current with best industry practices including maintenance management and replacement strategies. Makes recommendations to stakeholders on effective fleet investment strategies including maintenance of all company vehicles, service trucks, heavy equipment, and management of fuel.


  • Develops and maintains fleet operational programs and schedules activities to ensure appropriate prioritization and planning/scheduling of preventative maintenance programs, modifications, repairs of vehicles and equipment, and capital vehicle lifecycle requirements for the company’s fleet by closely working with vendors and stakeholders. Develops necessary strategies to meet program goals/objectives.

  • Manages budget for capital and non-capital funding required for the company’s fleet. Researches and recommends new technologies to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and improves productivity. Prepares written recommendations for changes and/or improvements.

  • Evaluates the results of work performed by contract automotive technicians, ensuring maintenance and repair work performed on fleet vehicles is to specifications. Analyzes and develops, productivity measures to simplify and improve processes, determines performance standards by tracking and trending production data, and monitoring fleet vehicle usages costs.

  • Negotiates contracts with automotive service providers and fuel vendors to ensure price(s) are competitive and adequate customer service and support levels are provided for normal and emergency situations.

  • Plans, organizes, and manages all tasks associated with business analysis, business case development, budgeting, design, approval, procurement, project implementation, operationalization, closing of projects and benefits realization. Lead requirements gathering/management, developing solutions and testing, including the design and review of test cases.

  • Analyses fleet unit utilization and makes recommendations for discontinuance and reassignment of assets and rental of seldom used equipment.

  • Ensures that periodic inspections are conducted for vehicle compliance with ANSI/HIOSH/OSHA/Federal/State/County requirements. Monitors company fuel systems, parts issue/inventory and proper disposing of hazardous materials. Responds to callouts and/or other emergencies.

  • Participates in Company emergency response activities as assigned, including any activities required to prepare for such emergency response.


    Knowledge Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of automotive technology and fleet operations acquired through experience in automotive repair work or through related administration of fleet repair operations.

  • Working knowledge of personal computers and/or mainframe systems and related software applications (i.e. spreadsheets, word processing, database management, etc.).

  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies and techniques such as Six Sigma and Lean.

  • Working knowledge of policies and procedures contained in such documents as Company/Union agreement; Safety and Health Manual; General Information Manual, etc.

    Skills Requirements

  • Superior communication skills including effective written, oral and listening skills; conflict resolution skills; theability to work with a variety of individuals, and the willingness and ability to train.

  • Demonstrated ability to remain flexible in a demanding work environment and adapt to rapidly changing priorities.

  • Analytical and administrative skills required for such tasks as preparing and monitoring estimates/forecasts; preparing performance appraisals and conducting interviews; and carrying out company/division policies and procedures.

  • Must have or be able to qualify for a State of Hawaii commercial driver’s license class A (CDL A). Must meet the standards for frequent or required driving positions stated in the Hiring Standards for Required Driving Positions policy. These standards may be adjusted periodically to meet business and safety objectives.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to direct, influence motivate and persuade various groups or individuals.

  • Demonstrated in-depth analytical and administrative skills for such tasks as preparing and monitoring project requirements.

  • Effective oral, written, listening and platform skills to communicate with all levels inside and outside the organization.

  • Clear ability to research, plan, organize, execute and report on work with little supervision.

  • In-depth analytical, computational, organizational and time-management skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and manage people at all levels within the company.

  • Ability to develop/maintain strong positive relationships with leaders and members of the community and government.

    Experience Requirements

  • Several (3-5) years experience in the maintenance and repair of automotive, medium, and heavy duty vehicles, and specialized equipment, preferable with aerial bucket & digger-derrick trucks. Mechanical experience servicing gasoline and diesel engines, drive trains, brakes, hydraulic, and electrical systems is preferred.

  • Several years of program/project management experience or acceptable equivalent.

  • Several (3-5) years experience preferred with electronic preventive maintenance systems.

    Role: Professional

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Location: Kahului – Maui

    Hiring Range: The hiring range for the Fleet Services Program Manager [Req ID 9127] position is $76,500.00 to $97,600.00. The person selected will be placed according to his/her skills and qualifications.

    About Hawaiian Electric Companies

Hawaiian Electric Companies provide electricity and services to 95 percent of the state's 1.4 million residents. The company is also one of the state's leading employers and a major contributor and supporter of community and educational programs.

The demand for power that has fueled the growth of the Hawaiian Islands has been met by Hawaiian Electric Companies for well over a century. And as the next millennium unfolds, the company is committed to providing quality service and seeking clean local energy sources to power generations of Hawaii families and businesses to come. Visit us at .

Interested individuals should apply online. The application must clearly indicate the demonstrated experience/knowledge/skills/abilities the candidate possesses which specifically qualifies him/her for the position.

Applicant Certification

By submitting an application for the position, candidates:

  1. Authorize the Hawaiian Electric Companies to confirm all statements contained in the application and/or any materials submitted and made a part of the application as they relate to the position and to the extent permitted by law;

  2. Authorize and consent to, without reservation, the Hawaiian Electric Companies sharing any and all information regarding previous or present employment, educational training or personal information from their records and from any other source with the hiring department or subsidiary company;

  3. Release, discharge, and hold harmless, Hawaiian Electric Companies, from any and all liability for any damage which may be claimed as a result of furnishing such information to the hiring department or subsidiary company;

  4. Authorizes release and transfer of all personnel records to be maintained by the hiring company in the event of an inter-company transfer; and

  5. Authorize, direct, and consent to Hawaiian Electric Companies and/or its authorized agents to conduct investigations into candidates' background. These investigations may include, but are not limited to searches for information about applicants; record of criminal convictions to the extent permitted by law, education records, professional certifications, personal character references, and employment history.

    EEO Statement

Hawaiian Electric Companies is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. We actively seek diversity among our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity/expression), ancestry/national origin, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws. We further encourage individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.

Hawaiian Electric Companies complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any request for reasonable accommodation needed during the application process should be communicated by the candidate to the HR Service Center at (808) 543-4848.

Affiliate Disclaimer

Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, and Hawaii Electric Light (“Company”) are Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (“PUC”) regulated companies. The disclosure relating to Affiliate Transaction Requirements that follows is made pursuant to the PUC’s Decision and Order No. 35962, issued on December 19, 2018, and subsequently modified by Order No. 36112, issued on January 24, 2019 in Docket No. 2018-0065.

By submitting your application, you understand and acknowledge that, if you are hired by the Company and subsequently transferred, assigned or otherwise employed by an Affiliate, said Affiliate will be required to make a one-time payment to the Company in an amount up to twenty-five percent (25%) of your base annual compensation.

In addition, if you are hired by the Company and subsequently transferred, assigned or otherwise employed by an Affiliate or an Affiliate-Related Entity, for a period of one year, you cannot appear in negotiations or otherwise interact directly with the Company or work on the same matter that you worked on while with the Company.

Affiliate is defined as “any person or entity that possesses an ‘affiliate interest’ in a utility as defined by section 269-19.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”), including a utility’s parent holding company, except as otherwise provided by HRS section 269-19.5(h).”

Affiliate-Related Entity is defined as “a third party that provides electricity-related services in a regulated utility’s service territory that has a material financial, operational, or ownership interest with an unregulated affiliate of the utility and of whom the utility has reasonable knowledge.”

For a current list of all Affiliates and Affiliate-Related Entities, please see:

This list may be amended, updated or revised from time to time without notice.

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