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Bus Mechanic - Night Shift

We are looking for a Mechanic to join our team in Dumbarton on a Night Shift!

Do you want to be part of our energetic team of Engineers and maintenance staff repairing our fleet of vehicles? If yes, then this Mechanic position could just be the job for you!

The salary for this position is £29,000 +  and your working hours will be 37 hours per week (working 5 out of 7 days on a night shift including weekends)

The successful candidate will be someone who has the ability to work safely and efficiently to a high standard in a busy engineering workshop.

What will you be doing?

The successful Mechanic/Technician will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Diagnose and carry out vehicle repairs, servicing and parts replacement
  • Diagnose vehicle faults and specify the correct method of repair and parts to be used
  • Carry out vehicle servicing and routine vehicle examinations using hand held data capture devices if applicable
  • Attend on-road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries
  • Carry out vehicle road testing where necessary to identify specific vehicle defects or following remedial repair

Skills & Experience

  • 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
  • A PCV licence is desirable, ability to obtain PCV licence is essential
  • Experience of working with buses & coaches would be an advantage
  • A basic electrical understanding

You must be fully conversant with the overhaul and repair of vehicle systems engines, gear boxes and hydraulic systems.

You must also have experience using workshop equipment such as brake rolling road testers, tracking gauges, hydraulic vehicle lifts, washing systems and testing equipment.

What can we offer you?

  • up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
  • company pension
  • free bus travel for you and your family
  • £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
  • High Street discounts

We will also provide you with boots, overalls and specialist equipment so no need to worry about being safe/protected or having the right kit for the job!

What do we do?

First Bus is one of the UK's largest bus operators. Making journeys easier for our customers, we were the first national bus operator to accept contactless card payments across all of our services and our First Bus App is voted ‘best in class' amongst UK bus operators.

Our most recent investments are in new, state-of-the-art buses across our key networks. We are focused on First Bus becoming a leader in the transition to a low-carbon future and are committed to operating a zero-emission bus fleet by 2035; we have pledged not to purchase any new diesel buses after December 2022.

Engineering is an integral part of our business focusing on efficiency, excellence, safety and reliability. We're constantly looking for ways to improve our processes, techniques and ways of engineering our very diverse fleet.

Working for First UK Bus you'll find your role varied, rewarding and satisfying. You'll work alongside our great team of technicians, mechanics, electricians and cleaners who all pull together to do a brilliant job! No two days are ever the same!

Interested? Apply Today!


 
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Location
UK Bus - Dumbarton
Birch Road, Broadmeadow Industrial Estate, Glasgow, Dumbarton, Scotland, G82 2RE
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  • Ref:
    017151
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    37
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Dumbarton
 
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