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Director of Maintenance

Covenant Transport Inc Texarkana, AR

Job Description

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  Execution of the corporate maintenance program primarily in the Texarkana facilities and equipment assigned to the Texarkana location.



  • Responsible for leading the maintenance team at the Texarkana facility: including the maintenance shop, inspection bay, body shop and parts department.
  • Responsible for checking equipment in the shops to make sure repairs are performed properly. 
  • Responsible for the tire inventory including new, used, and tires to be recapped.  The director will issue a monthly tire inventory which has been verified as being correct.
  • Regular inspections of the shop and equipment to insure that the proper equipment is available and in good operating order.
  • Responsible for maintaining satisfactory cost levels as determined by management.
  • Responsible for maintaining proper training for technicians.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all equipment is maintained in a safe and timely fashion.
  • Responsible for ensuring all DOT, OSHA and EPA regulations are properly followed and reported.



  • Assignments other than those listed above made to him by the Vice President of Maintenance.
  • Meet on daily basis with his Shop Management to view the performance of the shop and offer guidance in areas where improvements are needed.
  • Responsible for housekeeping both in the shop and on the surrounding yard.
  • Responsible for maintaining a good relationship with drivers and other in-house employees.



  • Minimum of 5 years management experience in a transportation shop.
  • Must have a mechanical background and be knowledgeable of the proper methods of repair and maintenance of a class 8 fleet.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with people.
  • Ability to make good decision in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate shop schedules including vacations.
  • Responsible for making sure that all company, SOX, and shop policies and procedures are followed.

Job Details

Date Posted January 11, 2019
Date Closes March 12, 2019
Located In Texarkana, AR
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 11-3011.00 Administrative Services Managers
Zipcode 71854

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