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Arriva in Yorkshire

Skilled Fitter



Arriva, part of the Deutsche Bahn group, is one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing some 47,500 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 12 European countries every year.  We operate an extensive range of services including buses, trains, health and social transport services, airport related transport services, commuter coaches and water buses. We also engage in bus and coach distribution.

A vacancy has arisen to join the Arriva Yorkshire team as a Skilled Fitter at Dewsbury Depot. Arriva Yorkshire employs some 933 staff and operates a fleet of 324 buses from 5 operating depots in West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and the East Riding.


The main focus of the role is to assist in maintaining a varied fleet of vehicles with a fix first time policy.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out servicing and repairs to Arriva and DVSA standards
  • Inspection of vehicles for scheduled maintenance (training can be provided)
  • Attending vehicle breakdowns as and when required
  • Preparing vehicles for annual test
  • Vehicle fault diagnosis
  • Attending any relevant training courses including Health and Safety


You will need to have the ability to work safely and unsupervised to pre-set standards and guidelines. You will have a sound knowledge of PCV maintenance, with the relevant qualifications to certify this. A PCV licence is desirable but not essential. Where necessary training can be provided. The role will include shift work and some electrical knowledge would be an advantage.


The successful applicant will enjoy a range of benefits:

  • Access to Village
  • Cycle to Work
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme
  • Free Uniform
  • Free Bus Travel
  • Pension

How to Apply

Please use this link instead of the form below to apply for the position:

HR Tea, Arriva Yorkshire, 24 Barnsley Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire. WF1 5JX

Closing Date: Thu 28 February, 2019

Reference Number: dew/sf

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