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Fleet Manager

Mesilla Valley Transportation – El Paso, TX

Mesilla Valley Transportation is now hiring Fleet Managers!

Job Title: Fleet Manager

Location: MVT El Paso

Department: Operations

Reports To: Operations Manager

Employee Status: Exempt/Salary Commensurates with Experience Salary package Includes Pay-for-Performance Incentives


The Fleet Manager is responsible for supervising drivers engaged in operating trucks and trailers. Key measures of success include:

  • High utilization of drivers, tractors, trailers and other company resources
  • Maintain a high percentage of target miles for fleet
  • Maintain a low turnover of drivers supervised
  • Strong call handling performance as measured by the Call Availability Report (CAR)
  • Be recognized by team, peers, and drivers as a key supporter


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a motor carrier operation or similar environment
  • Communicates actively with drivers in a clear and consistent manner with high integrity
  • Accurately enters information into company computer systems
  • Analyses and works with team members to solve problems
  • Provides clear work instructions to drivers
  • Direct drivers and company resources in a manner that maximizes utilization of both
  • Key supporter for drivers supervised
  • Organizes and assigns productive drivers to the most efficient routes to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Continuously monitors and directs the arrival and departure of loads and drivers.
  • Submits warning or termination forms to Fleet Manager when driver fails to comply with the procedures
  • Assigns drivers to units and maintain truck/trailer performance by increasing truck miles to improve profitability
  • Reports all late deliveries/pickups to appropriate regions planner
  • Maintains the lowest possible driver turnover rate each month
  • Utilizes satellite communication to correct truck alarms
  • Coordinates driver time off to fit both the requirements of MVT policy and the needs of the drivers
  • Monitors satellite communication to determine hours of driver service and to resolve driver log issues
  • Analyzes and monitors the work quality, safety quality, attendance/punctuality, and behavior of drivers; disciplines when necessary
  • Controls expenses such as layover/motel reimbursement and unloading/advances
  • Improves fuel efficiency by limiting idle time and enforcing drivers to utilize the MVT partner truck stops when fueling trucks/trailers
  • Reconciles Fleet in a timely and efficient manner


Physical Demand

Remain in a seated position for an extended period of time, using hands and fingers to type, pick up papers, place phone calls. Occasional lifting (maximum 15lbs), bending, reaching and/or kneeling. Expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word to impart oral information to clients, coworkers, and public. To convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately.

Mesilla Valley Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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