Maintenance Manager

Posted on 6/4/2024



201-500 employees

End-to-end student transportation solutions

Data & Analytics

Mid, Senior

North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Experience in managing the maintenance functions of a 150+ vehicle maintenance shop
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to set goals, guide, and motivate employees to accomplish tasks
  • Ability to foster internal and external relationships
  • Open to new ideas and continuous improvement
  • Consider “customer first” in decision-making
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; interpersonal skills; decision-making; and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and CHP Motor Vehicle Safety Standards including ADA requirements pertaining to passenger transportation
  • Ability to fulfill the physical demands of the job such as walking, stooping, sitting, bending, climbing a ladder, and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • Work will at times require more than 8 hours per day or an irregular work week to perform the essential duties of the position
  • Duties will be performed primarily in a maintenance facility/office environment and will require travel to external locations and agencies
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage the work of the maintenance technicians including vehicle servicing and cleaning, vehicle repairs, component overhauls, and preventive maintenance inspections
  • Ensure a safe environment exists and all maintenance activities are in compliance with State, Federal, and Company requirements
  • Maintain daily bus availability, vehicles undergoing maintenance, and return to service activity and reporting
  • Identify opportunities and efficiencies for improving service delivery methods
  • Ensure achievement of all maintenance-related key performance indicators (KPIs), including type and timeliness of preventive maintenance inspections (PMIs), the distance between failures, time ‘out of service’, and missed service
  • Establish and adjust maintenance priorities in accordance with work demands, resources, and department goals
  • Initiate and implement projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs
  • Review financial and budget variances, review repair orders, and authorize account payable documents
  • Develop departmental policies and procedures
  • In relation to subordinates, is responsible for employment decisions, training and development; planning and directing the work; disciplining; handling employee complaints or grievances, and handling performance reviews
  • Other duties as assigned

Zum offers an end-to-end student transportation solution powered by platform technology and analytics-driven operations, featuring a connected platform for parents, drivers, and schools, and multi-size vehicle fleets, including electric vehicles.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Redwood City, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive compensation, including cash and equity

Medical, dental and vision benefits, including paid membership to One Medical

Unlimited vacation policy

Free daily catered lunches + fully stocked kitchen at HQ