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HGV/PSV Bus Mechanic/Engineer

We are currently seeking a PSV/HGV Mechanic/Technician to join our busy Engineering team in Swansea. 

The salary for this position is £13.79 per hour Monday - Fri and £15.13 per hour on a Sat & Sun.

The working hours are 39 per week. This is a mixture of earlies and lates. On a 6 week rota you'll be working 2 weekends and you'll have 4 weekends off.

The safety and reliability of our buses is vital in making sure we can provide the highest levels of service to our customers.  Dealing with a full range of systems, your job covers diagnosis and repairs, routine examinations, servicing and parts replacement in accordance with all relevant Engineering Standard Operating Procedures.

What will you be doing?

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
  • To fully comply with all relevant Engineering SOPs
  • Maintain and develop technical skills as required
  • Any duty deemed reasonable by the Engineering Manager and supervisors
  • Working on a shift rota five over seven days

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have:

  • 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
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors
  • A PCV license is desirable, ability to obtain PCV license is essential

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 friends & 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 can benefit from over 3,000 offers on a variety of goods and services.

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. 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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UK Bus - Swansea
Hoel Gwyrosydd, Swansea, Wales, SA5 7BN
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  • Ref:
    011076
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    39
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Swansea
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