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Shop Foreman (Fontana, CA)

Fontana, CA

We are seeking a Shop Foreman for our office in Fontana, California! In this role, you will hire and train employees ensuring equipment is being inspected, repaired, and all maintenance is completed on tractors and trailers in compliance with the DOT/FMCSA Standards. You will supervise all mechanics on staff to make sure repairs are done correctly, safely, and in a timely manner. You will be responsible to take after hours maintenance/breakdown calls, decide and complete best action for repair. And you will manage parts ordering and inventory.

Shift Expectations are: M-F 7:00AM-3:30 PM, Nights and Weekends on call as needed

Location: This position is with Sun Express (a Kam-Way Company) in Fontana, CA

What You'll Do:


· Performs safety check on all repairs done in shop by mechanics to confirm completeness· Provides guidance and direction to all mechanics on staff· Direct and manage team accordingly, ensuring work is being completed timely and accurate· Provides training to mechanics when needed· Perform physical inspections of equipment in yard· Perform repairs as needed on tractors and trailers· Routinely inspect all shop equipment and work area to maintain a safe environment for employees· Maintain Accurate Records on all company owned equipment and updating the transportation management software as necessary · Document all maintenance done with work orders· Assist Maintenance Manager to implement shop procedures and policies through positive example and instruction to others· Manage part inventory and purchasing as needed while under supervision of Maintenance Manager· Communicate with drivers on repairs needed· Communicate with senior management on equipment repairs· Ensure team of mechanics is utilizing time correctly and efficiently· Carries out supervisory duties as team lead, including performance appraisals, coaching and disciplinary actions · Takes after hour emergency calls and makes decision on best course of action for repair· Other duties as assigned

More About You:


· Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of diesel mechanics. · Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Federal and State DOT Regulations, especially the DOT's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations· Strong leadership and organizational skills, with the ability to direct and achieve priorities, goals, and strategies · Minimum 3 years of Supervisory skills and abilities· Perform Annual Inspections on equipment· Perform maintenance on CMV and trailers· Knowledge of work orders and inventory management experience.· Documentation skills· Preferred Knowledge of TMT, Peoplenet, Thermo king Software and Sperion.

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