Shift Mechanic in Greater Manchester

Job description

Location: Rochdale

Reports to: Lead Engineering 

Working hours: 39hrs p/w 

Shift Pattern: Open to discussion - multiple options available!

Hourly rate: £19.69 p/h, plus overtime available.

PLUS A SIGN-ON BONUS OF £5,000 !!!!!

Welcome to First Bus Engineering

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.

About the role

  • To diagnose and carry out vehicle repairs, inspection, servicing, and parts replacement in accordance with Central Engineering Standards and Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ensure accurate records are kept especially VOR log, wheel retorque log, 14-day tyre check sheet, fuel and oil leak check sheet, Inspection sheets, servicing sheets and parts booking sheet.
  • Manage breakdown calls, carryout roadside assistance & road testing of vehicles. Ensuring minimal disruption to service delivery

About you 

  • You must have a minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent (City & Guilds level 1 & 2)
  • Are you fully conversant with the overhaul and repair of vehicle systems including engines, automatic gearboxes, drive trains, compressed air systems, hydraulic systems, braking systems, steering systems, suspension systems, cooling systems, and basic auto electrics?
  • To be fully conversant with the safe operation of workshop equipment including brake rolling road testers, tracking gauges, hydraulic vehicle lifts, pressurised oil and waste systems, battery chargers and starters, trolley jacks, pit jacks, scaffolding, pressure wash and automatic washing equipment, digital smoke readers, headlamp alignment testers, hydraulic jacks and testing equipment, drilling machines, torque wrenches, pedestal grinders and general portable equipment (i.e. Air guns, drills, electric and pneumatic hand tools etc)
  • To be fully familiar with all relevant diagnostic equipment including lap top diagnostics, multi meters, temperature gauges, micrometres, vernier gauges.
  • To have basic skills in gas and electric welding, burning and basic body, trim repairs
  • Are you trained to replace vehicle glazing both bonded and gasket?

 Rewards & Benefits

  • Your health is important to us which is why we offer Simply Health & Smart Health for you and your dependents at no cost to you! This offering includes cash back benefits across optical & dental as well as virtual GP appointments, mental health support and nutrition and fitness advise. Our EAP provision offers 24hr, 365 days a year mental health support
  • We are also committed to your financial wellbeing, and we offer a platform with many discounts on high street brands and supermarkets etc
  • Working at First you also receive discounted train travel for you and your family after 6 months service as well as a free bus pass
  • Free onsite parking + cycle to work scheme
  • Up to 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme and chance to buy discounted FirstGroup shares
  • Clear career development with the use of First Bus university program
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme paying up to £3,000

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.

Interested? Apply today!

Extra information

Education Level
Secondary School
Greater Manchester
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
Published at
Profession type
Logistics jobs
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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