Fleet Engineer

Great Hallingbury

Job Details


Start Hill Depot - Engineering

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

23/02/2020 17:00

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 a fantastic opportunity for a Fleet Engineer who will oversee and manage the engineering function within the South East. You will assist in the protection of National Express’s Operators Licence(s) whilst ensuring that all sites service and maintain vehicles to our minimum expected standard.

We are looking for a proactive individual with a proven track record in a similar lead role. You will hold a recognised engineering qualification and demonstrate a sound working knowledge of all vehicle systems eg. Engine, fuel, electrical and brakes. You will hold a full UK driving licence, ideally a PCV licence also, with the ability to influence at all levels whilst working with internal and external stakeholders collaboratively.

What you'll do...

  • To ensure all sites meet daily service with safe and reliable vehicles.
  • To manage and progress Engineering Managers and ensure that their targets and KPI’s are achieved.
  • Monitoring of daily/weekly/monthly spend and taking appropriate action where variance occurs.
  • To ensure that Health & Safety in the work place is adhered to at all times and regular site meetings are held.
  • To ensure that the sites prepare & present vehicles for annual test as per Company and DVSA requirements.
  • To Chair and lead monthly Engineering Governance Meetings
  • To review structure, productivity, manning and Engineering Competence at all sites.
  • Undertaking regular meetings with contractors to assess/discuss performance.


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.



Your place in our world

Service Delivery Director
Fleet Engineer