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3 days ago

ITS Project Manager

MV Transportation Fairfax, VA

• Oversees all aspects of required coordination and installation of ITS equipment. • Schedules all maintenance and equipment maintenance or repair… CareerBuilder

8 days ago

Shop Foreman

MV Transportation Fairfax, VA

• Must be able to manage the financial / accounting aspects of a fleet maintenance operation. • Must be able to communicate effectively with… CareerBuilder

8 days ago

Quality Assurance Inspector

MV Transportation Fairfax, VA

• Perform thorough vehicle inspections on a variety of vehicle types. • Perform inspection of files and records. • Utilize inspection forms… CareerBuilder

8 days ago

ITS Fare Box Technician

MV Transportation Fairfax, VA

• Forecast PM’s in advance to ensure proper scheduling and completion. • Work at multiple locations. • Ability to be on call as needed. • Must be… CareerBuilder

4 days ago


MV Transportation Manassas, VA

· Loading and unloading of passengers on vehicles. · Transporting of passengers that are either senior citizens, or persons with disabilities. · Four… Job Board

25 days ago


MV Transportation Hyattsville, MD

MV Transportation, Inc. is the largest privately held and domestically owned transportation management company in the United States. Since MV's… CareerBuilder

26 days ago

Dispatch Supervisor

MV Transportation Hyattsville, MD

improvement in customer satisfaction and dispatch satisfaction. • Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance Essential Functions of… CareerBuilder

26 days ago

Reservations Agent (part time)

MV Transportation Hyattsville, MD

MV Transportation, Inc. is the largest privately held and domestically owned transportation management company in the United States. Since MV's… CareerBuilder

30+ days ago

Road and Station Supervisor

MV Transportation Herndon, VA

The Full Time Road and Station Supervisor willprovide instruction and technical direction to bus operators and otherdepartmental support personnel… MV Transportation

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    Only recommended if you're desperate for a job, but don't stay for long.

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    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Fairfax, VA
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    I worked at MV Transportation full-time (More than a year)


    -Friendly coworkers at or below my level, only a few above -A big focus on safety in all departments -Quick to implement policies, but mostly reactive to an incident or recommendation from corporate.


    -No negotiation of employment terms whatsoever, you either accept or reject their offer. -High-pressure work environment, and unsanitary at times. -Very tough (almost insane) work schedules, with little vacation time and almost impossible to balance work and life. -Unless you're part of a union, very minimal benefits (which take a large part of your paycheck if you sign up for them). -Attendance policies that are reminiscent of high school (again, depends if you're part of a union). -Lots of mistakes were made as a result of human error in scheduling operators.

    Advice to Management

    While the management was efficient in terms of the amount of time they took in making decisions, they are very frugal about their spending. Unfortunately, this means that less money is being spent on the employees as a result. I understand that the company is trying to secure as many contracts as they can, but they manage to do this by cutting costs where they hurt the most. Especially in the area that I was working in, there was no way I could make a decent living with the wages I was earning. This sticking point was a big issue with my colleagues, and, as an example of how bad it was, whenever we had any training session or meeting with management, it would get "hijacked" with this topic, sometimes causing us to turn on each other. When I saw this happening in my second week of employment, I realized that I had made a huge mistake in accepting employment there. Now I realize that not all employees will have the same experience as I did, especially those with contracts in different parts of the country. However, when it comes to working for Fairfax Connector (either for MV or as a County employee), I wouldn't recommend it. The demands requested by the client were very demanding and, sometimes, a waste of money. This isn't MV's fault, but there were some things MV could do to improve the situation. For starters, the only software that I used in my entire employment was Microsoft Excel. We used it for creating schedules, managing vacation time, sending reports to our client, and keeping track of various bits of information that was called in by our operators. Since Excel can't catch any errors, it was frequently prone to human error. It was so bad that, when someone didn't show up for work, I had to assume that said person was on vacation because, nine times out of ten, that operator had been approved for vacation, but the person in charge of creating schedules failed to notice this. As such, I had to find coverage for a shift that should've been covered in the first place, so that meant that someone would be getting overtime as a result (which is more money that doesn't need to be spent). Furthermore, this was difficult as well because I had to make sure someone wasn't working more hours than they were legally allowed to, so sometimes I had to find two or three people to cover one shift. On top of the recurring duties that I had to complete, this was a recipe for a high-pressure work environment. There were some days that I didn't even get a break for eight hours straight because I was extremely busy with the duties I had to complete. Another problem is that I had managers that sometimes failed to "filter" their emotions when it came to emails. It's one thing to see an email ridden with typos and grammatical errors (which was common), but it's another to be writing emails in all caps, explaining why we aren't doing a good job and what new procedure they're implementing as a result. I almost had a panic attack whenever I got an email from a certain manager because someone did something wrong and he felt it was necessary to have a nervous breakdown based on his wording and the text being in all caps. There were memos posted in the office like this as well, and I felt that this was very unprofessional and insulting (I asked them about this one time, but they claimed that they're truly not angry, but merely getting the word out). Finally, unless you had an absolute emergency, only two people could take a vacation at one time. This usually wasn't a problem for me, but if you're starting off and you want to take some time off during the holidays, forget about it. The senior people took those spots already, so unless you have family in the area, you had to spend the holidays at home (you'd most likely get the actual holiday off, but you couldn't travel because you had to work on the days surrounding it). When I asked why only two could take off, the reasoning was to limit overtime costs. Again, I understand the company wishes to limit costs, but please, don't let it tear our families apart! I know I said more that I had planned for, but this is just painting the picture of one's experience. Again, the situation may be different for those working on different contracts, but after reading the other reviews on here, I wholeheartedly agree with them. Only work for MV if you're desperate for a job.

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