Body maker / Bodybuilder

Location: Carlisle Bus Station

Hours: 38

Qualifications:

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £23k per annum basic (or 27.5k per annum with one days overtime)

Body maker / Bodybuilder

Stagecoach Cumbria are looking for enthusiastic and motivated staff to join our team of Engineers at Carlisle depot, applicants should be time-served Craftsmen used to working under pressure in a busy environment on state of the art vehicles.

The overall purpose of the position is to provide quality service and repairs in a safe, efficient and economical manner to our fleet of vehicles. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Observe, recognise and report on body or structured defects or symptoms of

impending failure.

  • Carry out vehicle manufacturers or company modifications as required.
  • Marking out, cutting and forming sheet metal, pillar section, plywood, hardboard,

glass fibre panels, preparatory to fitting on a vehicle.

  • Fitting panels to vehicle body frames, using anti-fretting and corrosion materials,

adhesives on lap and toggle joints, screws, nails, rivets and other fixing devices

including moulding strips.

  • Cutting out apertures and fitting windows.
  • Hanging doors, both horizontally and vertically, of wood or metal.
  • Repairing damaged vehicles by removing damaged panels and body members,

   straightening panels and members (where possible) and replacing any removed

   parts.

  • Carry out repair to body structure using welding equipment.
  • Making good damaged paintwork on a vehicle body, with a complete re-paint to

  include matching colours.

  • Manufacture, repair or maintenance of body fittings and accessories.

Experience of heavy commercial vehicles, especially PCV vehicles would be an advantage.

 

Stagecoach Cumbria are looking for enthusiastic and motivated staff to join our team of Engineers at Carlisle depot, applicants should be time-served Craftsmen used to working under pressure in a busy environment on state of the art vehicles.

The overall purpose of the position is to provide quality service and repairs in a safe, efficient and economical manner to our fleet of vehicles. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Observe, recognise and report on body or structured defects or symptoms of

impending failure.

  • Carry out vehicle manufacturers or company modifications as required.
  • Marking out, cutting and forming sheet metal, pillar section, plywood, hardboard,

glass fibre panels, preparatory to fitting on a vehicle.

  • Fitting panels to vehicle body frames, using anti-fretting and corrosion materials,

adhesives on lap and toggle joints, screws, nails, rivets and other fixing devices

including moulding strips.

  • Cutting out apertures and fitting windows.
  • Hanging doors, both horizontally and vertically, of wood or metal.
  • Repairing damaged vehicles by removing damaged panels and body members,

   straightening panels and members (where possible) and replacing any removed

   parts.

  • Carry out repair to body structure using welding equipment.
  • Making good damaged paintwork on a vehicle body, with a complete re-paint to

  include matching colours.

  • Manufacture, repair or maintenance of body fittings and accessories.

Experience of heavy commercial vehicles, especially PCV vehicles would be an advantage.

 
Apply now

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