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Arriva in the Midlands

Auto Electrician (Derby)



Help keep our buses moving…. 

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.  We have 750 buses and over 1900 employees in the Midlands area alone.

We are currently looking to recruit an appropriately qualified and time served Auto Electrician at our Derby depot.  Duties will include identifying and repairing electrical faults located on vehicles and repairing or fitting new electrical and electronic parts as necessary. 


Ideally the successful applicant will already be experienced in vehicle electronics and have prior knowledge of PCV/LGV engineering.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent diagnostic skills and be a good communicator as emphasis on team working will be paramount.  Mechanical knowledge and experience, familiarity with VOSA test and maintenance standards would all be an advantage. Applicants must hold a full UK car driving licence and preferably a PCV or LGV licence.

This position is for a guaranteed 39 hours per week, with the possibility of overtime, and will predominantly be worked on the day shift, but there may be the need to work other shifts, therefore flexibility is also essential. 


In return we offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • 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 in writing with CV quoting post reference DY-AE-0417, to: 

General Manager, Arriva Midlands, Ascot Drive, Off London Road, Derby, DE24 8ND or by email on: [email protected]

Closing Date: Fri 30 June, 2017

Reference Number: DY-AE-0417

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