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Skilled MOT Prep Day Fitter (Luton)



Engineer yourself a great opportunity….


Engineers 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 MOT Prep Day Fitter at our Luton depot to carry out maintenance and servicing in line with the Company’s Engineering and Quality Standards Manual and to provide safe, clean and reliable vehicles in order to meet Peak Vehicle Requirements in the most efficient and reliable manner.


The successful application will be required to assist the engineering department meeting key performance indicators, to ensure all vehicle defects/repairs are dealt with promptly and efficiently, provide adequate vehicles of the correct type in order to meet the depot’s peek vehicle requirements and ensure that the Company’s maintenance procedures are carried out as defined by the Engineering Manager.


The successful applicant will already be experienced within motor vehicle engineering with a C&G Level 3 or equivalent NVQ qualification. Knowledge of either PCV/LGV would be essential.  You will also possess excellent diagnostic skills and be a good communicator as there is emphasis on team working. Familiarity of the D.V.S.A requirements would be essential.  A full UK driving licence is essential and a PCV licence is advantageous.


This position requires working on; day shift, Monday to Friday 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 in writing by sending their CV and covering letter, quoting job reference LN-SMPDF-0316 to

Cliff Ward, Engineering Manager, Arriva The Shires, 487 Dunstable Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 8DS

Closing Date: Thu 31 March, 2016

Reference Number: LN-SMPDF-0316

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