PSV/HGV Technician (Nights)

Job reference: SYS-10824

Location Battersea Depot
Business Area / Department Engineering (see also Head Office Engineering) ~ Depot
Salary & Benefits £50,034/ PA
Closing Date 30/04/2024
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PSV/HGV Technician (Nights)

Job reference: SYS-10824

At Transport UK London we love our jobs and everything we do is to support our wider goal of being the best bus operator in London.

Do you get a buzz when you see growth in a business? Do you want to be part of this journey?

We are looking for an innovative, self-starting individual with a passion for working in the busy and dynamic bus industry. If this is you, then why not apply to come and join us at Transport UK London Bus. We are looking to recruit for various PSV/HGV Technician (Nights) to join our Engineering team based at Battersea Depot, working a shift pattern of 4 nights on and 4 nights off.

Transport UK London Bus operates bus services across London on behalf of TFL, plus rail replacement and event services across the UK. We operate over nine per cent of the London’s bus network, running 800 vehicles and employing around 2,700 employees across six depots in Central, South and West London. We run a number of routes, carrying over 150 million passengers a year on TfL’s contracted bus network.

Duties include:

  • Carry out repairs, inspections and maintenance of our public service fleet vehicles
  • Investigate, diagnose and record modern vehicle mechanical & electronic faults
  • Able to work well using own initiative
  • Clearly document faults and rectification work conducted in detail with the aid of electronic tablets
  • Confidently use modern technical computer systems of fleet management
  • Able to read and interpret instructions and service manuals
  • Have a duty of care for the health and safety of yourself and your colleagues at all times
  • Always follow safety instructions in respect of your role and the business as a whole and report unsafe acts of omissions of safety
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the job role

All candidates must:

  • Must have qualifications for maintenance and repair of public service vehicles or heavy goods vehicles to a minimum of NVQ level 2 or any equivalent international qualification, which will require associated confirmation from an awarding body
  • If you don’t possess the qualifications, applications may be considered from candidates if at least 5 years’ experience in repair and maintenance of public service or heavy goods vehicles can be evidenced and who are prepared to undertake an entrance exam
  • Must have good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Able to communicate effectively and have the confidence to work collaboratively with colleagues within Engineering and other departments is essential
  • Must be punctual and meet deadlines and work flexibly when required
  • Must be prepared to undertake training as seen fit by the Service Manager
  • Holding a PCV licence is desirable but not essential

What you’ll get

  • Free travel on all TFL routes for you and a friend or family member (once you’ve worked with us for three months)
  • Training and development
  • Free help from pour employee assistance programme to support you personally and at work
  • Access to our contributory pension scheme – you put in 5% of your salary each month and we’ll add 3% on top.
  • Life insurance (if you sign up to the pension scheme)
  • Salary sacrifice benefits – you can choose to get things like a new laptop, smart watch, TV or phone in return for slightly less pay
  • Discounts from shops and retailers – including Apple, Adidas, Nike, Vue, Odeon, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons and more

During the 6 month probationary period, candidates who do not possess the necessary qualifications will be required to undertake and pass the IRTEC Service Maintenance Technician.

If you feel you have the skills, experience or qualifications required for this role and want to join a fast-paced growing company apply immediately! Please note that due to a high number of applications we may close the job posting earlier than expected. Best of luck!!

Transport UK London supports diversity and inclusion and is committed to eliminating discrimination and encourages diversity amongst the workforce which is truly representative of all sections of society.