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Manager Safety

Westland, MI
February 28, 2020

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Barry L. Kirby- C: 810-***-****

BARRY L. KIRBY C: 810-***-**** Grand Blanc, MI 48439 Summary Resourceful and efficient Regional Fleet Manager with over 10 years of experience developing strong leadership and relationship-building skills that support high levels of productivity. Managing a multi-state region with over 700 plus units to optimize fleet utilization. Developed and maintained vendor relations. Scheduled all maintenance repairs to implement efficiency and to meet DOT FMCSA regulations.


• Vendor management

• Safety protocol

• Cost control and tracking

• Vehicle inspections

• Government regulatory requirements

• Teambuilding

• Leadership

• MS Office suite

• Fleet monitoring

• Inspection and quality assurance

• Solutions-Oriented

• Recordkeeping

• Vendor relationships

• Vendor invoicing

• Supply ordering

• Territory growth

• Safety and compliance

• File/records maintenance

Experience INFRASOURCE Ann Arbor, MI

Fleet Manager

08/2010 - 01/2020

• Identified gaps and opportunities for improvements and implemented corrective action to maintain optimal fleet performance.

• Sustained safety protocols, ensuring proper and cost-effective usage of equipment and materials.

• Observed strict safety measures and made sure all drivers were equipped with knowledge needed to work safely.

• Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company inventory.

• Achieved and maintained compliance with DOT, FMCSA standards through accurate maintenance of driver, permit and equipment records.

• Planned and executed disposal and replacement of equipment.

• Kept accurate records of all machine and equipment repair work that had been performed.

• Negotiated contracts with vendors to achieve optimal performance within budget parameters.

• Assisted in management of business operations by maintaining records and files, preparing cost and inventory reports, and ordering supplies

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Barry L. Kirby- C: 810-***-****

4B Farms Trucks Trailer Equipment Fenton, MI


01/2007 - 07/2010

• Managed day-to-day operations, including supervision and assignment delegation for a Class B Dealership regulated by state laws.

• Inventory Control-Responsible for purchasing, preparing equipment to be reconditioned for resale, wholesale or at public auctions. Transporting, representing all equipment for sale in a retail or wholesale environment.

• Operating facility in compliance with OSHA, DOT, and Fire Marshall.

• Saved costs, effectively negotiating vendor pricing contracts to increase savings.

• Delegated tasks to specific employees based on individual knowledge and strengths.

Lyons Equipment Company/Michigan Trenching/Exelon/INFRASOURCE Ypsilanti, MI Mechanic Supervisor

11/1998 - 01/2007

• Executed preventive and corrective maintenance on light to heavy duty work trucks and equipment.

• Enforced adherence to safety regulations and building codes.

• Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working condition.

• Maintained knowledge of updated changes in various models of equipment.

• Attended all safety and training meetings to learn techniques to avoid injuries and mishaps.

• Kept detailed records of all repairs, labor involved, and parts used and input data to customer database.

Edwards Equipment Co Laingsburg, MI


01/1993 - 04/1995

• Reconditioned and repaired equipment for resale

• Operated a Rodgers Twin Ram Track Press

Education and Training

Owosso High School 1988

Class A Commercial Drivers License with Double/Triple Trailer Endorsements Member of Certified Appraiser Guild 2004

Completed OSHA 20-Hour Training

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