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Skilled Shift Fitter - Northfleet



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.  

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 Northfleet 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.


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

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

How to Apply

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

Closing Date: Fri 30 November, 2018

Reference Number: R-002608

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

By submitting an application you consent that we may process the personal data (including sensitive personal data) that we collect from you in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our Arriva UK website under ‘working with Arriva’.  In particular, we may use information we hold about you for the purposes of communicating with you, for the management of our recruitment and hiring process, to determine your initial and ongoing suitability for employment, and to determine terms of employment or engagement if your application is successful.

Please address any questions, comments and requests regarding our data processing practices to Lara Scott-Ellis, Arriva plc, Lacon House, 84 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8NL.