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HGV/PSV Mechanic/Engineer

We are looking for a PSV/HGV Mechanic/Engineer to join our team in Weston Super Mare.

You will be a fully qualified Skilled Technician/Mechanic with previous experience and preferably with knowledge of PCV/HGV vehicles.

You will be earning a salary of £16 per hour Monday to Friday and £26 per hour Saturday and Sunday. Hours of work are 39 hrs per week - 5/7 on a 7 man rota.

The safety and reliability of our buses is vital in making sure we can provide the highest levels of service to our customers. We are continually investing in new vehicles and our entire fleet is one of the youngest in the country.

Working as part of the team as a Mechanic you will be responsible for the following duties;

  • Diagnosing vehicle faults and specifying the correct method of repair
  • Carrying out routine servicing, repairs and vehicle examinations
  • Attending on-road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries
  • Provide guidance to other staff

You will be a fully qualified Skilled Mechanic with previous experience, preferably with knowledge of PCV/HGV vehicles:

• 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.

Our rewards:

You'll enjoy a range of benefits, such as free travel on our buses for you and your family, a pension scheme, a smart uniform and the chance to buy discounted First shares. You will also get discounted train travel for you and your 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 and your family and friends can benefit from travel discounts with First and over 3,000 offers on a variety of goods and services.

About us:

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 - Weston-super-Mare
Traffic Office, 9-13 High Street, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England, BS23 1AZ
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
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    Full Time
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  • Location:
    UK Bus - Weston-super-Mare
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