Facilities Supervisor Public Facility Central Shop

Requisition Number:  5762
Pay Rate:  N/A

Houston, TX, US

Category:  Operations

Basic Function

Responsible for the Field Service Center Public Facility shop and yard operations in support of METRO’s Transit Centers, Park & Ride, Rail Stations, Signage and related equipment.  Supervises staff, coordination and scheduling of maintenance work orders and assignments, tracking progress and follow-through to completion.  Manages inventory and purchasing of materials, physical assets and equipment.  Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures. 

Responsibilities and Specific Duties

  • Provides primary managerial direction and performs personnel administrative functions of direct report staff (e.g., training, supervising, work assignments, timesheets, performance evaluations, etc.) for maintaining necessary staffing, enhancing productivity of staff and ensuring necessary department outcomes are achieved.
  • Supervises staff in all phases of maintenance, repairs, cleaning, inventory and other job-related work. 

       -    Responsible for maintenance personnel performance through           inspections and evaluations, including first line labor relations.
       -    Adheres to Union contract agreement work rules, employee discipline, evaluations, training, and safety.
      -    Investigates complaints and documents and works with management on corrective action.

  • Oversees sign shop operations to ensure signs are produced in accordance with schedule and maintain compliance with TxDOT
  • Oversees and responsible for obtaining and tracking all tools, equipment, materials, and supplies to complete job assignments from purchasing to work order completion. 

      -    Oversees tool assignments, maintains tools inventory and tool repairs or replacements.
     -    Conducts METRO tool audits with employees to review assigned tool inventory. 
     -    Performs company vehicle inspections to ensure vehicles are being maintained in clean conditions.
     -    Maintains the shop, storage yard area, and equipment in a clean,   operational, and up-to-date state. 

  • Ensures that all Preventive Maintenance (PM) work assignments are closed accurately and in timely manner.
  • Works with management to develop contracts required to procure all materials for public facilities including but not limited to; canopies, sheet metal, wood, panels, trash cans, benches, poles, chain, supplies, etc.
  • Oversee the planning and coordination of inventory and purchasing.  Meets with management regularly to understand business needs and plan delivery of inventory accordingly.
  • Responsible for supervising Purchase Card procurements and complying with purchase card guidelines.
  • Maintains careful evaluation of materials usage trends and audits the inventory to ensure stocking availability, increase/decrease usage for control and accuracy for use in scheduling, planning and other functional activities
  • Prepares and submits daily and monthly operation statistics and inventory reports. 
  • Provides excellent customer service to METRO internal and external customers.
  • Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures to reduce or eliminate accidents
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned. 

Education Requirement

High School Diploma or GED required.  Associate Degree in Business, Trade or Technical area preferred.

Years & Experience Required

Minimum four (4) years progressively responsbile experience in business operations to include  general maintenance, managing inventory and purchasing of materials,, physical assets and equipment.  Minnimum (4) years of lead/supervisory experience.  Ability to manage a team effectively.   Additional experience with inventory computer systems preferred.

Knowledge & Skills Required

Valid Texas State Driver’s License.  Good human relations and strong communications (written/verbal) skills.  Ability to manage a team effectively.  Ability to establish and maintain effecitve working relatinships with employees, peers, and upper management.  Knowledge of labor agreements and related procedures. General knowledge of materials and inventory.   Proficiency in PC skills in Microsoft office suite: Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.  Familiarity with SAP or maintenance inventory systems preferred.  Ability to quickly adapt to new technology and software.

Additional Information

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston