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Arriva in Beds and Bucks

Skilled Shift Fitter



Arriva’s UK Bus division is part of Arriva plc, one of Europe’s leading transport services organisations. We are one of the biggest bus operators within the UK, employing around 17,000 people and running over 7,000 buses. Arriva the Shires employs over 2,000 staff and operates a fleet of over 650 buses across parts of the Shires. We now have a vacancy for 2 suitably experienced candidates in this important support role.


Applicants should ideally have undertaken a recognised apprenticeship scheme, leading to a relevant engineering qualification. Candidates must also demonstrate a high degree of technical knowledge, put into practice in a demanding workshop environment. The role will work closely with the Engineering Supervisor in order to deliver key performance objectives in respect of service delivery, reliability and presentation, within clearly defined budget limits.

The successful applicant will be highly skilled and task orientated, whilst being able to work on their own and as part of the workshop team. Opportunities for career progression within Arriva plc, both in the UK and across Europe, will be excellent for those that have the drive to deliver and succeed.


In return, we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Continuous personal development
  • Great career prospects
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free bus travel for yourself, partner and eligible children
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply either by filling in the form below and attaching a CV, by sending a CV and covering letter, quoting the reference number at the top of the page, or by calling 01296 468740

Russell Cato, Engineering Manager, Arriva the Shires, 12 Smeaton Close, Rabans Lane, Aylesbury, Bucks. HP19 8UR

Closing Date: Fri 22 July, 2016

Reference Number: AY-SSF

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