U.S. Water Services Corporation, a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility operations, maintenance, engineering and construction services corporation has an opening for a full-time Fleet Manager. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a current staff of 450+ in four states.
General Job Description
The Fleet Manager will promote and assure a safe operation of all vehicles/equipment and develop a safety-first culture within the fleet of U.S. Water Services Corporation. Vehicles include both light and heavy-duty utility pick-up trucks, some tractor trailers, vacuum trucks, excavation equipment, trailers and ancillary type equipment. The Fleet Manager will ensure that the daily operation of the transportation fleet meets the service and efficiency standards of the company. This position will develop programs and policies that ensure a high level of uptime (at least ninety (90%) percent, depending upon equipment classification and expectations), quality workmanship and low cost of ownership.
Programs and policies include, but are not limited to
Internal and External Customer Relations
Efficient Work Flow
Vendor invoice reconciliation
The position will establish and maintain a professional working relationship with internal and external customers. DOT requirements will be executed safely and legally according to Federal, State, and Company regulations.
Negotiate contracts with vendors and/or manufacturers for remote site maintenance
Maintains GPS records and qualifications for commercial driving in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
Responsible for accident reporting and accident investigation
Assists the regional managers with their day to day fleet needs
Responsible for updating and maintaining an accurate listing of vehicles and equipment
Responsible for ensuring proper processing and coding of vendor invoices and receipts in a timely manner
Possess industry knowledge of Transportation, Logistics, Planning, and Analytical Process improvements.
Perform additional related duties and assignments as directed by management.
Maintains electronic fleet tracking for all vehicles
Capital Planning for vehicle and equipment replacement
Management of inhouse renewal and replacement of equipment and vehicles
Tracking of fuel consumption by vehicle
Overall responsibility for maintaining the fleet database
Management of computerized preventative maintenance program
Minimum ten (10) year experience as a fleet manager or service manager in a fleet of three hundred (300) or more including light and heavy equipment.
Microsoft Office functions with emphasis on Excel and Access
Interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge of all Federal DOT, Safety, and Regulatory issues in transportation.
Ability to recognize, isolate and solve problems that improve company's overall performance.
Strong leadership and management skills with little to no direct supervision Microsoft Office functions with emphasis on Excel and Access functions
Excellent customer service skills.
Work closely with other departments (Corporate Officers, Regional Managers and Human Resources)
Environment and Physical Requirements:
The majority of the work week will be in office with occasional travel by automobile. Duties to include administrative functions using the phone, computer and communicating with people. This job will require lifting of up to 50 pounds. Must be able to sit a minimum of 8 hours per day, perform keyboard operations a minimum of 6 hours per day, and must be able to stand and climb stairs as required. There will be bending of the waist, wrist and shoulders.
U.S. Water offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.