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Manager - Fleet Maintenance (Gas Distribution Technical Services)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Job Summary

This position manages the fleet maintenance workforce and program over a multi-state region for all Dominion business units. Directs and monitors fleet maintenance resources including labor, vehicles, equipment, and material to ensure cost effective work planning and resource utilization, safe work practices and an accident-free work environment, quality workmanship, and fleet maintenance within scheduled target dates. Assures safe operations for all maintenance activities including all vehicle related state, federal DOT, OSHA and ANSI regulations. Manages resources for economy, quality, and reliability of vehicles/equipment, as well as assist the field with service restoration efforts during major outage events. Manages and provides input to developing fleet standards and policies, Advises and assists in technical training and development of employees. Applies labor contract and Human Resources policies to address employee and labor relations issues.


Manages effective relationships with local Construction and Operations managers, and user-experience related to internal business partners.  Successful candidate will oversee approximately 4,500 vehicles/equipment primarily located across four (4) states, developing team in support of ensuring full fleet is kept up to date and appropriately ready for deployment at internal partner’s request.


The position will be located in Cleveland, Ohio. Relocation assistance can be provided to the successful candidate if eligible.


Additional responsibilities may include:

  •  Responsibility for fleet technician engagement and all facets of Fleet Operations (i.e. vehicle maintenance schedules, vendor management, safety, environmental compliance, & budget management); manage Fleet staff performance.
  • Providing timely updates on vehicle maintenance, compliance, and registration.
  • Managing the coordination and scheduling of maintenance/repairs to ensure reliability of the fleet.
  • Developing technical and non-technical skillsets of Fleet technicians.
  • Providing direction and insight related to potential fleet purchases and vehicle make/model recommendations to proactively grow company fleet.
  • Managing all regulatory compliance
  • Building and sustaining strong business relationships with vendors implementing appropriate quality control standards, to ensure timeline and budget parameters are satisfied.
  • Evaluating fleet business-model – as necessary recommending redesign of service/support provided to internal partners.
  • Overseeing periodic review of Fleet policy documents to ensure alignment with changing business/regulatory landscape.
  • Direct Reports: Nine (9) staff including eight (8) Supervisors and an Analyst
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Minimum Qualifications (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications):

  • Master's degree with 7+ years directly related experience OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years directly related experience OR
  • Associates Degree with 10+ years of directly related experience OR
  • High school diploma or GED with 12+ years of directly related experience


Directly Related Experience includes: Field Service Operations, utility maintenance/operations, Facilities, Transportation, Warehousing, and/or Logistics Planning experience.


In addition to the above,

  • Previous supervisory/project lead experience is also required.


Military Experience:

  • The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above.
  • Military Service Members/Veterans ranks from E7-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6; 8+ years directly related experience


Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Skills: Leadership; interpersonal; decision making; effective verbal and written communication; ; scheduling/time management; budget management; computer skills (strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite);problem solving
  • Abilities: adaptability; deal effectively with internal customers; make effective decisions; physical attributes to perform essential functions - walking, climbing, stooping, bending and prolonged standing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years supervisory/project lead experience
  • 3+ years project management experience
  • CMMS or Fleet maintenance/management experience—working knowledge of fleet administrative tasks (i.e. asset-transfer, scheduling, budget management, etc.)
  • NAFA/CMMS/CAFM certifications
  • Knowledge of associated regulatory compliance at Federal, State, and local levels (DOT, OSHA, etc.)
  • Prior leadership experience with labor union employees including union contract negotiations.
  • Experience with natural gas utility vehicles/equipment; CNG equipment – including conversion and compression facilities.
Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor


Disciplines Preferred: Business Management, Finance; Other Education: Logistics; operational management

Working Conditions
Cold 51-75%
Heat 51-75%
Outdoors 51-75%
Office Work Environment 26-50%
Travel Up to 25%
Test Description
No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here


Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  


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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
Join us!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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