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Engineering Chargehand (Nights)

Location: Hengrove

Reporting to : Engineering Manager

Salary: £43,892.33 p/annum, working 39hrs p/week, Sun - Thurs 22:30 - 06:30am

Join us as a nightshift Engineering Chargehand and we'll take your engineering skills to the next level with the use of our First Bus career development program.

About the role

As an Engineering Chargehand you will ensure strong teams are built in the depot, by consistently delivering a great service everyday.

What will you be doing?

  • To monitor the daily running of the depot and all engineering staff, and supervising in the absence of the Workshop Planner and Engineering Supervisor
  • To carry out repairs and diagnosis on vehicles as required.
  • To fully comply with all HS & E legislation along with First Group policies.
  • To provide guidance to other staff as required.
  • To allocate planned and unplanned work to engineering staff.
  • To manage labour overtime in line with set authorisation limits, as set by Engineering Manager.
  • Ensure the engineering vehicle status board and daily garage log are updated to reflect any changes that take place.
  • Liaise with the operations department to deal with changeovers and breakdowns in the most effective way to minimise lost mileage
  • In the absence of the Cleaning ,Supervisor manage of vehicle cleaning, fuelling, oil checks and parking.
  • Processing vehicle defect cards in line with engineering standard operating procedures.
  • Take digital photographs of any vehicle involved in a third party incident in line with engineering standard operating procedures as required.

Who are we looking for?

  • Minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent (i.e. City & Guilds level 1 & 2) in a relevant Vehicle Repair subject.
  • To be fully conversant with the safe operation of workshop equipment
  • Be in the possession of, or capable of obtaining a full PCV licence and forklift truck licence if required.

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

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, Sainsburys, Asda, Tesco
  • 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
  • Free onsite parking + cycle to work scheme
  • Referral bonus paying up to £3,000 for every successful hire.
  • 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.

Interested? Apply today!


 
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Bristol - Hengrove
First Bus, Roman Farm Road, Hengrove, Bristol, England, BS4 1UJ
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