HGV/PSV Mechanic/Engineer

First Group
Bath, UK
19 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for PSV/HGV Mechanics (multiple shifts available) to join our team in Bath

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified Skilled Mechanic/Technician with previous experience, preferably with knowledge of PCV/HGV vehicles.

-Day shift rate £14.92 per hour (£29,500 per year)

-Shift Rate £16.42 per hour (£32,500 per year)

-Night shift rate £18.06 per hour (£35,500 per year) - the hours are 22:00 - 06:00, Monday - Friday

You'll be working 38 hours per week

The safety and reliability of our buses is vital in making sure we can provide the highest levels of service to our customers. We are continually investing in new vehicles and our entire fleet is one of the youngest in the country.

Dealing with the full range of systems, your job covers diagnosis and repairs, routine examinations, servicing and parts replacement. You will also be responsible for recording job data.

Main Duties

The position reports into the Engineering Manager. Working as part of the team, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following duties:

-To diagnose and carry out MOT preps, general vehicle repairs, servicing and parts replacement in accordance with central engineering standard operating procedures

-Vehicle fault diagnostics and repair including welding and repaint where necessary

-To fully comply with all HS & E legislation along with Group policies

-Maintain and develop technical skills as required

-Working on a shift rota five over seven days

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required

-A Minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds level 1 & 2)

-Ability to multi skill within an engineering environment

-A flexible approach to working hours

-An aptitude to develop others within the engineering team to improve efficiency

-A PCV license is desirable, ability to obtain PCV license is essential

Our rewards:

You'll enjoy a range of benefits, such as free travel on our buses for you and your family, a pension scheme and the chance to buy discounted First shares. You will also get discounted train travel for you and your family on our train operators (GWR, SWR, TPE & Hull Trains). For example, for £6 per day per person you can take the train all the way to London and back! On top of this our rewards include First Xclusives where you and your family and friends can benefit from travel discounts with First and over 3,000 offers on a variety of goods and services.

About us:

One of the UK's largest bus operators, our team of 17,000 Journey Makers helps 1.6 million customers every single day to get to where they want to go. Together we provide helpful and reliable services on our buses, keep thousands of vehicles on the road and make sure everything runs smoothly.

We can offer you a wide range of rewarding careers, as we make a big investment in the future and transform the world of bus travel.

Interested? Apply Today

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