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Arriva in the Midlands

Skilled Shift Charge Hand (Derby)



Ready for some career maintenance?

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 900 buses and over 2700 employees in the Midlands & Shires area alone.


We are currently looking to recruit a Skilled Shift Charge Hand to be based at our Derby Depot.  The successful applicant will have previous PCV or LGV experience and possess excellent diagnostic skills.

As Shift Charge Hand you will be required to:

  • Demonstrate good supervisory and management skills
  • Ensure that company maintenance standards and procedures are followed
  • Effectively utilise all engineering and cleaning staff
  • Ensure compliance with Department of Transport Standards (VOSA)
  • Focus on cost control and ensure parts and materials are only changed when necessary
  • Ensure all relevant paper work is completed

There is an emphasis on team working; excellent communication skills are required with other departments.  Electrical skills for diagnostic purposes would be advantageous.  The post requires working on a five over seven shift system basis.  A full driving licence is essential.


In return we offer an excellent remuneration package commensurate with your skills and experience.  The role is 39hrs per week guaranteed with the possibility of some overtime working.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply in writing with CV and covering letter, quoting reference DY-SCH-0617, to:

Sean O'Sullivan, Engineering Manager, Derby Depot, Arriva Midlands, Ascot Drive, Off London Road, Derby, DE24 8ND or by email on: [email protected]

Closing Date: Mon 31 July, 2017

Reference Number: DY-SCH-0617

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