Bus Mechanic/Electrician

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Job Type:Full Time

We are looking for a Mechanic/Electrician to join our team in York!

Do you want to be part of our energetic team of engineers maintaining our fleet of vehicles? If yes, then this position could just be the job for you!

You'll have the opportunity to work with the latest full electric vehicles, as well as Euro 6 diesel and hybrid buses.

The salary for this Mech/Elec position is £29,000+ and the working hours are 40 per week.

Key Points:

  • 5/7 shift pattern covering 05:00-01:00
  • Early & lates covering some weekends
  • Must have full cat B Licence
  • PCV Mechanic, Electrical & Body Repair Skills required

What will you be doing?

The successful candidate 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 identify specific vehicle defects or following remedial repair
  • Be fully conversant with the overhaul and repair of vehicle electrical systems including engine management, automatic/semi-automatic gearboxes, electronic braking, suspension, electronic destinations, multiplex wiring systems and E.C.U, control systems.

Who are we looking for?

  • A minimum Level 3 NVQ standard of equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds Level 1&2)
  • Experience of working with buses & coaches would be essential
  • Ability to multi-skill within an Engineering Environment
  • Good understanding of the electrical system
  • A flexible approach to working hours
  • A PCV licence is desirable, ability to obtain PCV licence is essential

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?

First York is part of FirstGroup, 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!