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Arriva in Herts and Essex

Skilled Shift Fitter - Stevenage



Our engineers are fundamental to the smooth operation of our business as they keep the wheels going round - literally!  We're looking for people like you:  hard-working, hands-on professionals who keep our fleet in first-class condition.

Our Stevenage depot are looking to recruit a skilled PCV / HGV Fitter to assist with the maintenance of a mixed vehicle fleet of double decks, single decks and midi-buses.


The role requires excellent diagnostic skills, and the ability to work well as part of the engineering, and wider depot, team.  Familiarity with Department of Transport / DVSA standards is also desirable.

You will:

  • Work to the highest safety, presentation and quality standards
  • Have proven experience of servicing and repairing vehicles
  • A motivated team-player, you will also be a good communicator, with a      flexible approach to your hours of work.

A full UK driving licence is essential and a PCV licence is advantageous.

This position requires shift working on a 5 over 7 basis; day shift, early shift and late shift with a guaranteed 39 hours per week and the possibility of overtime. 


In return we offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Company pension scheme (including the option to join the Final Salary Pension scheme, subject to terms and conditions)
  • Good overtime opportunities
  • Up to 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Variety of training and development opportunities
  • Free bus travel for yourself, partner and eligible children

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply at

Arriva Southern Counties, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6TX

Closing Date: Wed 31 October, 2018

Reference Number: JH/SFST

Arriva Southern Counties of Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, ME15 6TX is the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998.

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