Vehicle Diagnostic Engineer


Job Details


Birmingham Central Garage - Engineering

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£13.43 per hour

Closing Date

27/06/2021 11:00

Join us on the Journey...

Our highly skilled engineering department are going above and beyond, during this global crisis, to ensure our employees and customers are safe by applying their expertise in a number of different areas. The varied role of a technician within National Express Service Support means that as well as completing traditional mechanic based activities, you'll also be able to apply your expertise in a whole host of different areas on our vehicles...not just engines.

Join our team Service Support Department today as a member of our diagnostics team, we have fantastic opportunity for PCV or HGV fitters/technicians/mechanics available on a 38 hour working week.

As a successful candidate, you will have experience as a PCV or HGV fitter/technician/mechanic and be able to evidence a NVQ/City & Guilds Level 3 or equivalent in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Must be computer literate and hold a full UK driving licence .Every day will be different and challenging.

You will be technically minded with a ‘can do attitude’ to having diagnose some of the most difficult jobs you may have never done before. You will travel around the West Midlands and Coventry, so a full driving licence is essential.


What you'll do...

  • Assist in diagnosing faults which garages are finding difficult to analyse.
  • Diagnose defects and effect repairs to engine, gearbox, ad-blue, axles, steering, brakes and ECU’s with up to date diagnostic equipment such as Jaltest, Insite, VCADS Techtool, Scania SDP3 and NEO Green.
  • Verify major unit and other components condition and recommend actions.
  • Repair vehicles to Company and Statutory standards inline with manufacturer standards.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of vehicle electrical systems, ability to read wiring diagrams, diagnose faults etc
  • Maintain documentation as per documented quality procedures.

We offer a wide range of benefits such as...

  • Clear and achievable career progression
  • Enhanced rates of up to ‘double time’ for weekend, overtime and night work
  • Generous company pension
  • Life assurance
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Free travel for you and your partner as well as discounted travel for up to 4 family members
  • Variety of retail deals and discounts including days out, cinema, mobile and car
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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



Your place in our world

Head of Service Support
Vehicle Diagnostic Engineer