PSV Technician

Job reference: SYS-6270

Location Beddington bus depot
Business Area / Department Engineering (see also Head Office Engineering) ~ Depot
Salary & Benefits Competitive
Closing Date 24/07/2020
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PSV Technician

Job reference: SYS-6270

We are looking to recruit a PSV Technician to join our Engineering team based at Beddington Depot, working a shift pattern of 5 out of 7 days.

Safety is paramount to our business and this is a safety critical role. The successful candidate will be safety focused whilst maintaining a high standard of service and output.

 

The Role:

  • 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

 

The Candidate:

  • 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

 

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.