Bodymaker

Pensnett, Kingswinford

Job Details

Location

Pensnett Garage - Engineering

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

£18.69 per hour

Closing Date

27/05/2022 22:45

Join us on the Journey...

National Express Group is a leading public transport operator with bus, coach and rail services in the UK, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. Passengers made 898 million journeys on our services in 2018.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Bodymaker to join our team at Pensnett, who will assist Managers and Supervisors of the depot engineering function to effectively maintain Company vehicles and premises in line with company standards.

As the successful candidate, you have strong knowledge of third party claim repairs and procedures along with experience in dealing with insurance assessment engineers and working to agreed job times.

What you'll do...

  • Carry out the following tasks below on the required or relevant vehicles in your depot. In addition to any new vehicles your depot may acquire.
  • Repair on a day to day basis all identified body defects in line with Company and Statutory standards
  • Repair defects and damage to all vehicles including the use of gas, MIG welding and gas cutting with the appropriate qualifications and training.
  • Prepare vehicles for the Annual MOT test.
  • Inspect vehicles to Company and Statutory standards.
  • Carry out accident repairs from the VCR Drivers Report and VRR Inspectors Report. This will include glass, structure, paint, chassis, internal and external on all vehicles.
  • Maintain documentation as per documented quality procedures.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in line with operational requirements and in accordance with Trade Union agreements.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and conform to health, safety and environmental regulations.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in line with operational requirements. To maintain good housekeeping and conform to health, safety and environmental regulations.

What you'll need... 

  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • PCV or HGV knowledge is essential
  • Current UK driving licence (car)
  • Apprentice trained preferable
  • Current UK PCV Driving Licence would be an advantage

In return, we offer a wide range of benefits such as...

  • Free travel for you and your partner
  • Company pension
  • Access to NX Health Bus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Variety of deals and discounts available through NX online portal

Things to note...

National Express has a very high focus on health and safety and as a result operates a strict Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

Drug and Alcohol testing is completed as part of the assessment process as well as random checks during employment acording to the policy.

You may also have experience in the following ...

PCV Mechanic, PVC/HGV Fitter, Fleet Maintenance, HGV Engineer, Garage Mechanic, Bus Mechanic, Coach Mechanic, Public Transport Vehicle Technician

If the above sounds like a next step in your career, follow our online application process to express your interest! If you have any queries or wish to discuss any aspects of the role, please email recruitment@nationalexpress.com.

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Operations Supervisor
Bodymaker