Bus Mechanic


Job summary

First Bus
£27,170 - £28,059
Automotive, Motorsport
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

For helping keep our fleet on the road, you'll earn a good salary and great benefits (see below).

We'd love to hear from if you have A minimum Level 3 NVQ standard of equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds Level 1&2)

We offer a Welcome Bonus of £4000 (T&Cs apply) for all skilled engineers.

Welcome to First Bus Engineering

Hello. We're one of the country's largest bus operators – and our engineering teams are working at the forefront of bus technology. Nationwide, we are investing in state-of-the-art new buses, and in the workshops and people that service them. A First Bus depot is the perfect environment to continue growing your engineering knowhow. We will support your ongoing development and provide a career path to follow.

About the role

We'll provide your overalls and all the tools and equipment needed.

About you

A minimum Level 3 NVQ standard of equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds Level 1&2)

Must be fully conversant with the safe operation of workshop equipment and the overhaul and repair of vehicle electrical systems.

Ability to multi-skill within an Engineering Environment

A flexible approach to working hours

A PCV licence is desirable, ability to obtain PCV licence is essential

Experience of working with buses & coaches would be an advantage

A PCV licence isn't essential, we can support you in gaining it.

Rewards & Benefits

First Xclusives discount scheme: You and your family & friends can benefit from over 3,000 offers on high street & leisure brands such as: Argos, Tesco, Sainsburys

Free travel on our buses for you and your family

£6 all-day train travel for you and your family on Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, Avanti, Trans Pennine Express, Hull Trains

Up to 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays

Pension scheme and chance to buy discounted First Group shares

We put a big focus on physical and mental wellbeing at First Bus. We recognise that anyone can be affected by the stresses and strains of work, or life outside it. You'll find a range of health-promotion initiatives, and you will have 24/7 access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

Please apply now. We look forward to receiving you application.

Public transport serves everyone, whatever their differences. At First Bus, we want to be an employer open to you, no matter what your differences are. We aspire to be an inclusive organisation because diverse backgrounds, thinking and experiences bring so many benefits to our customers, communities and people. We welcome applications from all.

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