Coach Builder

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 repairs on company vehicles and complete associated paperwork.
  • Prepare vehicles for annual test above DVSA standards and complete associated paperwork.
  • Carry out minor Mechanical & Electrical repairs.
  • The Recovery of disabled vehicles and carry out vehicle changeovers.
  • Carry out first use checks & return to service inspections and complete any associated paperwork.
  • Drive company vehicles, where qualified and perform associated tasks as directed.
  • Be a proactive positive team member.
  • Be flexible and be able to adapt to the companies needs when requested.
  • The above list is not exhaustive and other duties may be attached to the post from time to time. Variation may also occur to the duties and responsibilities without changing the general character of the post.


  • 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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