Skilled Vehicle Mechanic

Recruiter
First Group
Location
Portsmouth
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Vehicle Mechanic to join our busy team at our Hilsea Depot.

We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have a flexible approach to work and who are keen to support others.

The salary for this position is £27920 per annum and your working hours will be 38 per week.

Working as part of the team, you will be responsible for the following duties;

-Diagnosing vehicle faults and specifying the correct method of repair

-Carrying out routine servicing, repairs and vehicle examinations

-Attending on-road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries

-Provide guidance to other staff

The successful candidate must have the following skills and experience;

-Minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds level 1 & 2) in a relevant qualification

-Fully conversant with the overhaul and repair of vehicle systems, the safe operation of workshop equipment and familiar with diagnostic equipment

-Must be in the possession of, or capable of obtaining a full PCV licence

Once you've completed your probation period, you'll enjoy fantastic benefits:

-Free travel - On our buses

-First Xclusives - Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friends

-Share in our success - Buy discounted shares in First

-Pension - You'll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension pot

-Free life assurance - For all members of our pension scheme.

Shifts: Shifts are Sunday to Saturday working 5 over 7. Earliest start time is 05:30hrs. Latest finish time is 12:30hrs

One of Britain's largest bus operators, we help around 1.6 million passengers get about their local communities every day. Putting safety first and our customers at the heart of everything we do, we provide reliable, comfortable and punctual services that offer good value for money. We're also proud to be part of the FirstGroup family that carries 2.5 billion passengers a year all around the world in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and Mexico.

Interested? Click on apply and fill in an application form

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