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Engineering Chargehand

Do you have supervisory experience? Are you confident in guiding and motivating teams? Would you like to work for one of the UK's largest bus operators?

We are looking for a flexible and motivated Engineering Chargehand to join us in Norwich to carry out the day to day supervisory aspect of the engineering function and the various administrative tasks associated with SAP System in the absence of the Shift Supervisor

As Chargehand you will be working 39 hours per week and be based out of our Norwich Roundtree Way depot, the hourly rate for this role is £13.85.

Your main duties will include the following:

  • Supervisory and Admin Duties in absence of Shift Supervisor/Foreman
  • To fully comply with all HS & E legislation along with Group policies
  • To fully comply with all relevant Engineering SOPs
  • To provide guidance to other staff as required
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and managers
  • Maintain and develop technical skills as required

Who are we looking for?

You will have a minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds level 1 & 2). It is essential for you to 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). You must be in the possession of, or capable of obtaining a full PCV licence and forklift truck licence if required

What can we offer you?

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 & friends on our train operators (GWR, SWR, TPE & Hull Trains). On top of this our rewards include First Xclusives where you can benefit from over 3,000 offers on a variety of goods and services.

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!


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UK Bus - Norwich, Roundtree Way
First Roundtree Way Depot, Roundtree Way, Norwich, England, NR7 8ZZ
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Norwich, Roundtree Way
  • Closing Date:
    30 September 2019
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