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Arriva in Kent and Surrey

Skilled Fitter – PCV/HGV



Join Arriva and ENGINEER YOUR CAREER further. 

Arriva isn’t just one of the biggest transport organisations in the area.  We’re one of the biggest in Europe, which means more opportunities for you.

Arriva Southern Counties employs 2000 staff and operates a fleet of 750 buses across parts of Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Essex and Hertfordshire.

Fitters are an essential part of our team who ensure that all our vehicles are in safe and roadworthy condition for our customers.  People are our priority; being on time every time means that our customers will travel with us time after time.


We are looking to recruit a talented Skilled Shift Fitter with great customer focus who can deliver fantastic results at our Gillingham depot.  The successful applicant will already be highly experienced within motor vehicle engineering ideally with a C&G Level 3 or equivalent NVQ qualification. 

If you have undertaken a recognised apprenticeship and attained either C&G Level 2 or 3 / NVQ Level 2 or 3 / BTEC in Engineering – Motor Vehicle Maintenance (LGV /HGV/PCV) you will also be considered.

You will also possess excellent diagnostic skills and be a good communicator as there is emphasis on team working. Familiarity of the DVSA requirements would be desirable. 

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:

  • An hourly rate of £17.00ph
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 28 days holidays (including bank holidays) increasing over length of service
  • Training, development and career opportunities to include IRTEC Certification and PCV Licence attainment
  • Free bus travel for yourself, partner and eligible children
  • Excellent discounts at a variety of retail outlets, gyms, etc. through the Arriva Village

How to Apply

Please apply through our specialist recruitment website by clicking this link

Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, Kent. ME15 6TX

Closing Date: Fri 30 November, 2018

Reference Number: R-002859

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