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Shift Fitter

Shift Fitter

Leicester

£16.19 p/h

 Join us as a Shift Fitter and we'll take your engineering skills to the next level.

For helping keep our fleet on the road, you'll earn a good salary and great benefits (see below).

 Welcome to First Bus Engineering

Hello. We're one of the country's largest bus operators – and our engineering teams are working at the forefront of bus technology. Nationwide, we are investing in state-of-the-art new buses, and in the workshops and people that service them. A First Bus depot is the perfect environment to continue growing your engineering knowhow. We will support your ongoing development and provide a career path to follow.

Something new and exciting is coming to our depot in 2023 that differentiates us from the rest… First Leicester is receiving 68 brand new fully electric vehicles! These vehicles are due in the Q2 of 2023 from the change of Diesel engine vehicles to new Battery electric vehicles. Training will be provided.

 About the role

  • Vehicle fault diagnostics, servicing and repairs including MOT preps in accordance with First Bus Standard Engineering Operating Procedures
  • To fully comply with all HS&E legislation along with Group Policies
  • To fully comply with all relevant Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain and develop technical skills as required
  • The shift is a 4 day working week with a mixture of earlies and lates.

We'll provide your overalls and all the tools and equipment needed.

About you

  • A minimum Level 3 NVQ standard of 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
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors
  • A PCV licence is desirable, ability to obtain PCV licence is essential
  • Experience of working with coaches would be advantageous

Rewards & Benefits

  • First Xclusives discount scheme: You and your family & friends can benefit from over 3,000 offers on high street & leisure brands such as: Argos, Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda
  • Free travel on our buses for you and your family
  • £6 all-day train travel for you and your family on Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, Avanti, Trans Pennine Express, Hull Trains
  • Free onsite parking + cycle to work scheme
  • 23 days annual leave (4 day working week) rising to 28 after qualifying period + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme and chance to buy discounted First Group shares

We put a big focus on physical and mental wellbeing at First Bus. We recognise that anyone can be affected by the stresses and strains of work, or life outside it. You'll find a range of health-promotion initiatives, and you will have 24/7 access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

Please apply now. We look forward to receiving you application.

Public transport serves everyone, whatever their differences. At First Bus, we want to be an employer open to you, no matter what your differences are. We aspire to be an inclusive organisation because diverse backgrounds, thinking and experiences bring so many benefits to our customers, communities and people. We welcome applications from all.


 
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Location
UK Bus - Leicester
Abbey Lane, Leicester, England, LE4 0DA
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  • Ref:
    021068
  • Company:
    First Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    39
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Leicester
  • Salary:
    Hourly rate is 16.19 P/H and Overtime paid at £18.23 P/H
  • Closing Date:
    13 December 2022
 
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