Fleet Manager - #110991

C0102 GFL Environmental SFS Inc.

Date: 1 week ago
City: Saskatoon, SK
Contract type: Full time

Accountable for the daily management of over 60 assets and more than 7 fleet employees who are actively engaged in the maintenance, repair and servicing of heavy-duty vehicles, support equipment, and mechanical infrastructure owned and operated by GFL Environmental.

Duties include shop planning and scheduling to ensure availability of vehicles to meet operational requirements. The fleet manager is responsible for asset maintenance and performance, this includes tasks such as overseeing the preventative maintenance program, annual inspections in accordance with provincial requirements, and cost control measures associated with the fleet maintenance program and budget targets.

This individual will be responsible for managing and developing the personnel within their department, which includes administrators, supervisors, and technicians.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the operational team to ensure equipment needs are met.
  • Responsible for ensuring equipment meets the company fleet maintenance standards, following policies and local regulations.
  • Identify and develop plans to improve department procedures to maximize asset availability.
  • Ensure employees comply with health and safety programs.
  • Analyze the fleet performance and make suggestions for improvements or purchases.
  • Review of repairs performed by third parties or subcontractors on the company’s equipment.
  • Monitor equipment utilization, ensuring adequate spare ratios, technician ratios and uptime is achieved.
  • Work with Operations in the development of the budget for maintenance and replacement of equipment.
  • Complete weekly reports for management including budgeting monthly spend and meeting due dates of reporting.
  • Establish various fleet management best practices to improve cost control.
  • Oversee personal changes including hiring, training, and development of fleet department employees.
  • Ensuring staff levels are met to achieve fleet maintenance requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


The competencies for this position would be acquired through a Red Seal Interprovincial Ticket in commercial transport vehicle mechanics or a diploma/degree in a related mechanical field plus courses in supervisory techniques, and six (6) years previous experience in progressively responsible positions relating to commercial vehicle maintenance, which include supervisory experience with a multi-disciplined team with a broad knowledge of all aspects of mechanical, electrical and electronic repairs, trouble shooting, maintenance procedures and vehicle inspections, and ability to administer policies and procedures.

  • Technical/Functional Skills 4+ years of experience related to the heavy equipment industry, licensed journeyman in commercial transportation is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 3+ years supervisory and people management with significant hands-on experience in leading maintenance teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a culture of accountability and cross departmental teamwork.
  • Willingness to travel as requested.
  • Excellent communication skills, management of priorities and good organizational skills.
  • Ability to deal with all levels of management.
  • Tactfully dispenses direct and actionable feedback; is open and direct with others.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and in a fast-paced and rewarding environment.
  • Experience in the Waste and Recycling Industry is an asset but not a requirement.

Working Conditions

The Fleet Manager must be able to work inside and/or outside in all different weather conditions including extreme cold and extreme heat. Work locations could vary from office to boardroom to shop floor.

Physical Demands

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Moderate walking, standing, climbing, heavy lifting, carrying, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, grasping/gripping, and pushing/pulling.
  • Work utilizing personal protective equipment, including hearing protection, safety-toed boot, utility gloves, reflective vest, hearing and eye protection, hard hat, etc.
  • Work outside and inside, around moving objects, vehicles, and machinery with moving parts.
  • Physically able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and push/pull up to 100 pounds.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, please contact ***************@gflenv.com

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