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Semi-Skilled HGV Mechanic

Are you looking to start an exciting new career? Would you like to work for the UK's largest bus operator? We are looking for a flexible and motivated Semi-Skilled PSV/HGV Mechanic to join us in Great Yarmouth to undertake the repair and maintenance of vehicle bodywork and carry out routine bodywork inspections and servicing on our fleet of buses.

As a Semi Skilled Engineer you will be working 39 hours per week, this will be both early and late shifts and will include weekend and bank holiday working. You will be based out of our Great Yarmouth depot and your hourly rate will be £10.20.

Your main duties will include the following:

  • To carry out all types of vehicle repairs to defined quality standards on our fleet of buses
  • To carry out routine vehicle servicing, in accordance with Company SOPs
  • To fully comply with all HS&E legislation, Engineering SOPs and Group policy
  • To provide guidance to other staff as required
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors
  • Maintain and develop technical skills as required
  • To attend on road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries

Once you've completed your probation period, you'll enjoy fantastic benefits:

Free travel - On our buses

Discounted travel for you and your family on the trains (GWR, TPE, Hull Trains) and your family & friends will also benefit from cheap bus travel. For £6 per day you can take the train all the way to London and back!

First Xclusives - Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friends

Share in our success – Buy discounted shares in First

Pension – You'll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension pot

Free life assurance – For all members of our pension scheme

You will have a flexible approach to working and have an engineering background. The successful candidate will hold a full PCV license or be able to obtain one in a reasonable timeframe.  A good understanding of vehicle repair techniques is essential for this post. This is a full time role working 39 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, on a shift basis.

Please note that due to the popularity of this role we may need to close the advert early if we receive a high number of applications.

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UK Bus - Great Yarmouth
Caister Road, Great Yarmouth, England, NR30 4DF
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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  • Location:
    UK Bus - Great Yarmouth
  • Closing Date:
    31 July 2019
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