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Garage Shift Supervisor - FDL Garage - 2nd Shift: 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM - $3,500 SIGN ON BONUS!

21 Mar 2024 1:44 PM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

Department/Division:            Maintenance - Garage

Shift:                                     2nd Shift: 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM - Wednesday thru Saturday

Location:                               Fond Du Lac Garage

FLSA Status:                         Exempt - Non-Represented

Salary Range:                       $72,700 - $90,900 


Build a strong, sustainable future with a Company that puts YOU in the driver’s seat of your career! The Milwaukee County Transit System offers rewarding jobs, providing essential transit services throughout our community. We take pride in having a diverse workforce that’s committed to maintaining respect, integrity, excellence, equity, collaboration and innovation.

MCTS Employees receive:

  • Paid CDL Training
  • Weekly Pay
  • Shift Premiums
  • Service Increases
  • $3,500 Employee Signing Bonus
  • $3,500 Employee Referral Bonuses (No Limit)
  • Every other weekend off
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Annual Tool Allowance
  • Cost of Living Adjustments (C.O.L.A.)*
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, Personal Days, Sick, Funeral leave and Jury Duty
  • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Defined Pension Plan (Funded 70% by The Milwaukee County Transit System and 30% by employees)**
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Savings Plan
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Eyewear and Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Free bus rides for all MCTS active employees and retirees!



Supervises day-to-day garage operations at assigned location to ensure efficient and timely maintenance, repair, nightly parking and pull out of all buses.




  1. Provides effective garage supervision while maintaining a high level of garage production; Monitors timeliness and completion of all garage functions.
  2. Ensures the completion and accuracy of all maintenance records and documents, including daily reports, timecards, and accident reports etc.
  3. Provides training, advice, direction and guidance to all maintenance staff with emphasis on new hires.
  4. Performs inspections to ensure all buses are clean, safe, reliable and ready for their morning routes.
  5. Enforces company policies and procedures and issue disciplines as needed.
  6. Ensures building and grounds are clean, tidy and all vital functions and equipment are working properly.
  7. Creates work orders as needed for building repairs.
  8. Investigates accidents and enters reporting data.
  9. Performs other duties as required.




  1. Associate's Degree in Automotive Maintenance, Business Administration, or related field required. Experience may be considered in lieu of education requirement.
  2. Five (5) years’ experience as a bus mechanic required.
  3. Diagnostic software experience required.
  4. Valid Class D Wisconsin Driver’s License (non-probationary) required.
  5. Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License or CDL permit with Passenger Endorsement and no Air Brake Restriction.
  6. One (1) year supervisory experience required.




  1. Knowledge of diesel engines, systems and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment.
  2. Knowledge of DOT (Department of Transportation and FTA (Federal Transit Administration.
  3. Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  4. Knowledge of union contract and policies.
  5. Knowledge of building construction and electrical fixtures.
  6. Knowledge of diesel engines and other heavy, duty components.
  7. Knowledge of union contracts.
  8. Skilled in computer operations and spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and related software.
  9. Ability to manage conflict and balance competing interests from multiple stakeholders.
  10. Ability to supervise/lead others.
  11. Ability to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships.
  12. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  13. Ability to work independently.
  14. Ability to pass pre-employment skill assessment tests.




  1. Work is frequently conducted in an office, shop, construction or warehouse site environment with frequent exposure to hostile or irate individuals, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic chemicals or substances, and loud noises.
  2. Physical requirements are those described as light work exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly having to move objects.



The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.


Milwaukee County Transit System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age; protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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