Skilled Shift Engineer

Job reference: SYS-5658

Location Twickenham
Business Area / Department Engineering (see also Head Office Engineering) ~ Depot
Salary & Benefits Competitive
Closing Date 06/03/2020
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Skilled Shift Engineer

Job reference: SYS-5658

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Skilled Shift Engineers based in our Engineering department at our Twickenham depot, reporting directly to the Service Manager.


The Role:

  • Inspections and maintenance of the vehicles with good diagnostic skills.
  • Working to a very High standard of repairs.
  • Able to work well using their own initiative.
  • PCV licence is desired but not essential.
  • Report and repair all defects for vehicles in accordance with the Company standards.
  • Have a duty of care for the health and safety of yourself and your colleagues at all times, including a duty to report unsafe acts or omissions to safety. You should always follow all safety instructions in respect of how you undertake your role within the Business.
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the Grade.

The Candidate:

  • Must have the ability to organise daily workload to achieve high standards and meet deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Must have the ability to provide support to colleagues.
  • Must have the ability to work flexibly.
  • Must have the ability to work with engineering colleagues in a collaborative manner.
  • Must have the ability to work to deadlines and be punctual.
  • IRTEC qualification is desirable.

Candidates without the current entry level qualifications may be considered if considerable experience and a proven aptitude can be demonstrated for the role during the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake and pass IRTEC Service Maintenance Technician exam evaluation during the probationary period, this will be waivered if the successful candidate already holds the IRTEC for PSV inspection/technician qualification,

Candidates who meet the job role requirements will be short listed and invited to attend an assessment day. For candidates that hold an NVQ Level 2 or IRTEC Qualification they will not be required to undertake the assessment provided that they can evidence original certificates of their qualifications during the interview stage. Evidence should also be uploaded with their CV.    

The successful applicant will be required to work a pattern of 4 days on and 4 days off or in accordance with company needs with overtime when required.