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Semi-Skilled Mechanic (8770)

We are currently seeking a self-motivated semi-skilled engineer to join our busy Engineering team in Ipswich. 

 Key Accountabilities

  • To carry out minor vehicle repairs to defined quality standards.
  • To carry out routine vehicle servicing, including oil changes, 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 all colleagues
  • Maintain and develop technical skills as required
  • To attend on road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries

Skills, Experience and Qualifications required

The successful candidate will demonstrate a flexible approach to work and hold a full PCV license or be able to obtain one in a reasonable timeframe.  A good understanding of basic 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.

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.

About us

One of Britain's largest bus operators, we connect communities and help people to go to school, work and the shops. Every single day around 1.6 million passengers get on board our 6,400 buses. It's why we're so passionate about providing services that are reliable, punctual and offer good value for money. We're also proud to be part of the FirstGroup family that's based all around the world from the UK and Ireland to the USA, Canada and Mexico.


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UK Bus - Ipswich
Old Cattle Market Bus Station, Dogs Head Street, Ipswich, England, IP4 1AD
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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 - Ipswich
  • Closing Date:
    20 December 2018
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