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Philadelphia Gas Works Supervisor, Fleet Operations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Gas Works

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The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers. From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today. As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth. PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.

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Supervises and assigns work for the maintenance and upkeep of PGW’s fleet of vehicles and equipment as well as the specialty shops that perform ancillary services in support of the operating and support departments. These services include carpentry, air tool repair, tinsmithing, locksmithing, upholstery repair, radio shop functions, radio licenses, painting, and support of various training functions in other departments. Incumbent is responsible for daily work assignments for multiple shifts, assuring availability of parts, tools and supplies for the repair and ensuring safe working conditions.

Fleet Operations:

  • Perform a variety of scheduling duties including but not limited to:

  • Daily work assignments and completion time frames/deadlines

  • Disposal of vehicles at the end of service life cycle

  • Working with user departments to schedule vehicle and equipment maintenance and repairs

  • Ensure work areas are equipped with proper tools and safety equipment; properly disposes all faulty tools and equipment; recommends stock quantities for coded materials and initiates necessary paperwork for purchase orders.

  • Ensure areas are free from safety hazards to prevent mishaps and promote the safe completion of the repairs and maintenance of fleet units.

  • Coordinate efforts to ensure staff is properly certified and trained this includes but is not limited to:

  • Scheduling classes in accordance with anticipated workloads

  • Ensuring any prerequisites for classes are fulfilled prior to attendance

  • Interface with manufacturers to schedule training on new equipment

  • Ensuring the validity of all certifications, driver’s, state, emissions licenses.

  • Organize and maintain all paperwork related to PENNDOT audits of inspection and emission testing including but not limited to:

  • Collecting on fueling activities from the trucks

  • Reviewing documents for completeness

  • Ensuring vehicles have matching window stickers and tags

Personnel Management:

  • Coordinate subordinate work activities by developing project timelines, milestones and analyzing impact, determining priorities of activities, making work assignments, monitoring projects, and providing direction and assistance as needed.

  • Assess employee needs ensuring subordinates are properly trained and adhere to company policies, practices and procedures including collective bargaining agreement when applicable.

  • Evaluate and meets with subordinates to discuss work performance providing appropriate commendations and disciplinary actions to ensure employees are well equipped to meet and/or exceed job expectations, addresses complaints during grievance procedures in labor relations matters.

Finance & Accounting:

  • Gather information for the Fleet Operations Capital and Operating Budgets, including a Tool and Equipment budget.

  • Track and maintain control of unit expenditures for standard work needs and special project coordination.

  • Other Related Functions

  • Perform other special projects and assignments as directed.

Associate degree in related field or Certification from an accredited trade school in Auto Mechanics or relevant field

3 to 5 years of directly related experience performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License

Knowledge of general office practices including but not limited to office administration, budget/accounting principles, procurement procedures, strategic planning, team building and personnel management.

Must have leadership skills with the ability to create a professional and constructive environment that fosters a team-oriented and customer service approach to day-to-day operations

Domicile Requirement: All employees of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) must live in the City of Philadelphia for the duration of their employment. If a candidate does not live in the City of Philadelphia at the time of hire, he/she must move into the city within twelve (12) months of his/her hire date.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Effective November 8, 2021, PGW requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations.

PGW is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/VAAP/EEO.

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19122

  • While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted. Local candidates will be given preference

ID: 2022-1636

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ADP Department #: Fleet Operations [73]

Street: 800 West Montgomery Avenue