Bus Mechanic

Last updated 13 days ago
Location:Somerset, Somerset
Job Type:Full Time

We are looking for a PSV/HGV Mechanic/Technician to join our team in either Taunton or Bridgwater!

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

The salary for this Mechanic position is £30,500+ per annum (£15.17 per hour).

The working hours are 39 per week worked over a 5/7 shift pattern.

What will you be doing?

The successful Mechanic will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Diagnose and carry out vehicle repairs, servicing and parts replacement
  • Diagnose vehicle faults and specify the correct method of repair and parts to be used
  • Carry out vehicle servicing and routine vehicle examinations using hand held data capture devices if applicable
  • Attend on-road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries
  • Carry out vehicle road testing where necessary to find specific vehicle defects or following remedial repair

Who are we looking for?

  • A minimum Level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent (ie City & Guilds Level 1 & 2)
  • An ability to multi-skill within an Engineering Environment
  • A flexible approach to working hours
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues
  • A full B class licence is essential and a PSV licence would be desirable. If you do not hold a PSV licence you must be willing to work to obtain a PSV licence with company training.

What can we offer you?

  • up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
  • company pension
  • free bus travel for you and your family
  • £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
  • High Street discounts

We will also provide you with boots, overalls and specialist equipment so no need to worry about being safe/protected or having the right kit for the job!

What do we do?

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.

Engineering is an integral part of our business focusing on efficiency, excellence, safety and reliability. We're constantly looking for ways to improve our processes, techniques and ways of engineering our very diverse fleet.

Working for First UK Bus you'll find your role varied, rewarding and satisfying. You'll work alongside our great team of technicians, mechanics, electricians and cleaners who all pull together to do a brilliant job! No two days are ever the same!

Interested? Apply Today!