Auto Electrician

Market related
22 Jun 2018
20 Jul 2018
Mark Durham (R)
Contract Type
Full Time


Salary:Competitive, dependant on experience

Benefits: 5 weeks holiday plus paid public holidays

Hours: 38pw + possible overtime

Location: Gateshead, Riverside

Reporting to: Engineering Supervisor

Our client, established over a 100 years ago has been serving communities across the north east of England. With over 2000 employees and turnover in excess of £100 million pounds, the company is a leader in the transport sector. This is a great opportunity to work for a fantastic modern forward thinking organisation.

The Role:

To contribute within the engineering main function of ensuring that all vehicles are maintained to ensure that they are reliable, safe and available for service at all times.


  • Carry out the diagnosis and repairs on company vehicles and complete associated paperwork.
  • Prepare vehicles for annual test above DVSA standards and complete associated paperwork.
  • Using diagnostic equipment.
  • Carry out minor mechanical and body repairs
  • The recovery of vehicles and carry out vehicle changeovers.
  • Carry out first use checks and return to service inspections and complete any associated paperwork.
  • Drive company vehicles, where qualified and perform associated tasks as directed.
  • Be a proactive and positive team member          
  • Be flexible and be able to adapt to the companies needs when requested.


  • To carry out all duties in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • To handle vehicles and any other Company equipment with due care and attention. 
  • To  ensure  that  the  vehicles  required  for  service  are  serviced  at  the  highest  possible  standard  and that the instructions of the Fleet Engineer in this respect are carried out. 
  • In  the  event  of  breakdowns,  accidents,  changeovers,  to ensure  the  safety  and  comfort  of passengers and to cooperate with Police, DVSA and Local Authorities. 
  • To ensure  that  equipment  and  cleaning  materials  are  not  abused and  any  faults  reported  to management    
  • To  ensure  compliance  with  the  Factories  Act,  Health  and  Safety  at  Work  Act  or  any  other  Acts, rules or regulations which the company adheres to.
  • To ensure the compliance of the companies policies and procedures at all times.






  • Level 2 NVQ or equivalent in mechanics or relevant working experience
  • Valid UK driving licence required
  • PCV Driving licence is an asset
  • Knowledge of DVSA requirements is desirable


If you feel you are the ideal candidate APPLY today!


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