Go-Ahead London

23LG010 – Vehicle Engineer (Nights) – Orpington

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Permanent Full-Time

Who are we

Go-Ahead London is the capital’s largest bus operator and we employ the overwhelming number of our 8,000 people at 17 garages, mostly in South East, South West, North East and East London.  An award-winning company with a well-regarded industry reputation, we have opened three new garages in the last five years and run a quarter of London’s iconic red bus network on behalf of Transport for London (TfL) using 2,450 vehicles.  


Go-Ahead London’s buses are on the Capital’s roads 24 hours a day. These vehicles are equipped with the latest technologies and innovations. We expect them to be maintained to the highest standards and ready to go into service at a moment’s notice.


We are now looking to recruit a Night Vehicle Engineer to be based at our Orpington garage and we are looking for someone who will strive to provide reliable and effective maintenance so we can ensure that we are able to deliver a reliable service that people can trust, and which helps to create a London where every journey is taken care of.


We are looking for a ‘can do’ individual who is open and approachable, is happy and comfortable working with a team but is able to be forward looking and both flexible and adaptable to the changing business demands.


Ideally you should be qualified to City & Guilds level 2 or NVQ level 2 or equivalent and have experience working on HGV or PCV vehicles. Additionally, applicants are required to hold a PCV licence. If the applicant does not hold a PCV licence training will be provided, and the successful candidate will be required to work nights (38 hours a week) including weekends and Bank Holidays as required.


The rate of pay for this post (GV14) is currently £931.40 per week.


We offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, 20 days’ holiday and a travel pass for London Buses and the Tube Network.  If you feel you have the qualities needed and would like to apply, please visit https://external-goaheadlondon.icims.com.


Further information on this post is available from Thomas Powell, Engineering Manager at Orpington garage on 0207 064 5613.


Applicants should clearly state any dates when they will not be available to attend an interview.


Go-Ahead London values diversity and promotes equality and we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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