Vehicle Inspector

First Bus
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Vehicle Inspector


£27,500 +

Do you want to be part of our energetic team of Engineers and maintenance staff repairing our fleet of vehicles? If yes, then this Vehicle Inspector position could just be the job for you!

For helping keep our fleet on the road, you'll earn a good salary and great benefits

The salary for the role is £27,763 and you will be working 38 hours per week Monday - Friday.

We'd love to hear from if you have a minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds level 1 & 2).

Welcome to First Bus Engineering

Hello. We're one of the country's largest bus operators - and our engineering teams are working at the forefront of bus technology. Nationwide, we are investing in state-of-the-art new buses, and in the workshops and people that service them. A First Bus depot is the perfect environment to continue growing your engineering know how. We will support your ongoing development and provide a career path to follow.

About the role

As a Vehicle Inspector you will deliver effective and efficient examinations and inspections of our vehicles to the required standards.

About you

You must hold a minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds level 1 & 2). You'll be aware of the VOSA standards for both the categorisation of defects (Spot checks/enforcement) and annual test).

To be successful you will be fully conversant with the safe operation of workshop equipment including, hydraulic vehicle lifts, pressurised oil and waste systems, battery chargers and starters, trolley jacks, scaffolding, pressure wash and automatic washing equipment, headlamp alignment tester, hydraulic jacks and testing equipment, drilling machine, torque wrenches, pedestal grinders and general portable equipment (i.e. air guns, drills, electric and pneumatic hand tools etc) as required.

You must be in the possession of, or capable of obtaining a full PCV licence and forklift truck licence if required.

Rewards & Benefits

* First Xclusives discount scheme: You and your family & friends can benefit from over 3,000 offers on high street & leisure brands such as: Tesco, Asda, Argos

* Free travel on our buses for you and your famil

* £6 all-day train travel for you and your family on Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, Avanti, Trans Pennine Express, Hull Trains

* Up to 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays

* Pension scheme and chance to buy discounted First Group shares

We put a big focus on physical and mental wellbeing at First Bus. We recognise that anyone can be affected by the stresses and strains of work, or life outside it. You'll find a range of health-promotion initiatives, and you will have 24/7 access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

Please apply now. We look forward to receiving you application.

Public transport serves everyone, whatever their differences. At First Bus, we want to be an employer open to you, no matter what your differences are. We aspire to be an inclusive organisation because diverse backgrounds, thinking and experiences bring so many benefits to our customers, communities and people. We welcome applications from all

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