Vehicle Technician

Wigston

Job Details

Location

National Express Transport Solutions (Woods)

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

Up to £35,000 per annum

Closing Date

29/07/2022 22:45

Join us on the Journey...

Our highly skilled Engineering Department has an exciting opportunity for a Vehicle Technician based in Leicester, Woods Coaches. As a Vehicle Technician you will be responsible for inspecting, diagnosing, repairing and maintaining all mechanical and electrical systems to ensure safe and roadworthy vehicles are available and presented to the highest standard to meet scheduled demand. 

The Technician will carry out any reasonable maintenance activities within their capability and training subject to good working practices and ensuring health & safety standards being met. This will include not only rectifying known defects, but also investigating vehicle systems to ensure that the vehicles are operating at optimal efficiency.

What you’ll do…

  • Carry out vehicle inspections, identify defects and diagnose faults using diagnostic and test equipment.
  • Complete all necessary documentation/systems in line with Company procedures ensuring that comprehensive and accurate maintenance records are maintained.
  • Carry out planned and unplanned maintenance, both mechanical and electrical. Diagnose and repair defects identified during vehicle inspection or in-service.
  • Carry out all work to a high standard of quality ensuring that the safety and roadworthiness of vehicles remains a priority at all times.
  • Support ‘run-out’ and assess and repair driver identified defects.

What you'll need...

  • NVQ Level III, or equivalent, in light vehicle maintenance.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Full UK car licence.
  • Industry/workshop experience.
  • Computer literate (basic level in Excel, Word and PowerPoint etc)

What we offer in return for your hard work and commitment:

  • A National Express West Midlands bus pass for yourself
  • Discounted coach travel
  • A smart comfortable uniform
  • Company pension 
  • Access to a portal that provides a variety of deals and discounts including travel, days out, cinema, mobile, car and many more
  • Access to our award winning Health Bus; providing free and accessible health checks
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which is free counselling and support to improve your wellness
  • Paid Annual leave
  • Opportunity to take part in the Cycle to work scheme
  • A warm invite to join the National Express Sports and Social Club

National Express:

Joining National Express means joining a company which makes a big difference to the people and communities we serve. Our people really are the secret to our success. At the centre of a growing and successful global company with operations on four continents, National Express has unrivalled opportunities to develop your career. Join us on the journey where you will become part of an extended family.

Things to note...

At National Express, we are really proud of our health and safety record and as a result, we operate a Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

As part of your initial assessment, we will complete Drug and Alcohol testing and you may be subject to random tests during your employment.

Hierarchy

Hierarchy

Your place in our world

Lead Technician
Vehicle Technician