Fleet Manager - Herndon, VA


Cogent Communications is a global, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five networks in the world and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol CCOI. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access and Ethernet transport services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone provides IP services globally. Since its inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in the world. This network enables Cogent to offer large bandwidth connections at highly competitive prices. Cogent also offers superior customer support by virtue of its end-to-end control of service delivery and network monitoring. A competitive base salary and a full benefits package including; Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off (PTO), Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Holidays, Parental Leave, 401(k) plan with employer match, stock options, and an Employee Assistance Program. Most benefits take effect within 30 days of employment, and some require a waiting period.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Fleet Manager performs many organizational and management tasks to monitor, maintain and improve the company’s fleet vehicles. Their duties and responsibilities include:

  • Purchasing/Leasing vehicles to expand and/or enhance the fleet
  • Scheduling regular maintenance on all vehicles through third agreements
  • Approving urgent or emergency repairs as needed
  • Managing vehicle licensure and registration
  • Ensuring all fleet members have current license, physical well-being, driving records and up-to-date- training
  • Ensuring safety practices are current and enforced
  • Monitoring for DOT compliance using a third party
  • Monitoring Drivers to ensure adherence to schedules and proper driving practices
  • Managing asset depreciation and reporting these schedules to Finance
  • Testing and new Drivers
  • Providing reports to management on budgeting, schedules, maintenance and fleet progress
  • Developing methods to decrease cost and improve efficiency.


Required Competencies, Skills and Abilities:

  • Five years fleet management
  • Experience managing a geographically disperse fleet
  • Knowledge of DOT rules and regulations regarding fleet operation
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Reports to the Director of Logistics; Position is located onsite at Cogent Communications Herndon, VA office
  • Proficient in standard business office software.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to think independently and handle multiple projects through to completion.
  • Record of successfully collaborating with and influencing senior management and peers.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff.
  • Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional demeanor.
  • Multilingual candidates strongly preferred.
  • Advanced Excel experience

COVID-19 Policy:

Cogent has adopted a mandatory vaccination and booster policy which requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated with one booster against COVID-19. Prior to beginning employment, new employees must provide proof of vaccination or apply for and receive an accommodation to be exempt from the policy.

By submitting an application or resume for this position, I understand that is an in-office position and agree to abide Cogent’s mandatory vaccination policy.

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Cogent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.