Shift Mechanic/Relief Vehicle Checker

Location: Aberdeen

Hours: 45 hours per week

Qualifications:

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £15.97 per hour

Shift Mechanic/Relief Vehicle Checker

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We are looking for a PCV/HGV shift mechanic/relief vehicle checker to join our busy engineering department in our Aberdeen depot.

 

What do we do?

Stagecoach is one of the UK’s leading public transport businesses, helping connect communities for over 40 years. Our team of 24,000 people and our 8,300 buses, coaches and trams are part of the fabric of daily life in Scotland, England and Wales.

 

When you join our family, we will offer you:

  • Job security – we’ve been on the road since 1980, we turnover £1.3bn annually.
  • Free travel – for you and your companion on all of our services.
  • Competitive salary – paid weekly so it’s never too long between pay cheques.
  • A brilliant working environment – you’ll join an energetic and friendly team of engineers.

 

Working for Stagecoach, you'll find your role varied, rewarding and satisfying. You'll work as part of a great team who all pull together to do a brilliant job!

 

What will you be doing?

  • You will be working 5 days over 7 on a shift rota, 45 hours per week.
  • Carry out routine maintenance and repairs on various vehicle types to meet Stagecoach UK Bus standards & exceed DVSA requirements.
  • Diagnose and rectify all types of vehicle faults.
  • Carry out planned maintenance and MOT inspections when necessary.
  • Attend vehicles at the roadside when necessary.
  • Fully comply with all health and safety and engineering legislation along with company policies.
  • Fully comply with all relevant SSOW. 
  • Provide guidance to other staff as required.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and managers.
  • Maintain and develop technical skills as required.
  • Ensure all drivers defect cards and inspection records are actioned and completed accurately and promptly.
  • Practice the highest standards of housekeeping.

 

Who are we looking for?

  • You must possess a full UK driving licence.
  • You must be a time served heavy vehicle mechanic.
  • Proven record of vehicle inspections and a valid FTA/IRTEC inspection qualification.
  • A PCV licence is desirable, however the ability to obtain a PCV licence whilst in our employment is essential.
  • An aptitude to develop others within the engineering team to improve efficiencies.
  • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a close knit team.
  • A flexible approach to working hours.

 

What can we offer you?

  • Hourly rate of £15.97, 45 hours per week.
  • 28 days holiday per year.
  • Access to the company pension, discount, benefit and share scheme.
  • Continual training and development to further your career.
  • Unlimited free travel for you and a companion on Stagecoach services.

 

We will also provide you with all necessary PPE and specialist equipment.

 

We are also currently offering a joining bonus of £1,500 which will be paid to you in instalments - £500 after completion of a successful 3 months probationary period, £500 after completion of 6 months service and the final £500 of completion of 12 months service.

 

If you think you’ve got what it takes then we'd love to hear from you!

 

Apply now

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