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Vehicle Technician/MOT Tester
Newport Transport Ltd is the home of Newport Bus, the NT Commercial Driver Training Centre, NT Servicing & MOT Centre and NT Contract Maintenance Division.
Our Car Service & MOT Centre is looking for qualified vehicle technicians to join its professional team.
The ideal candidate will be:
· Qualified to City & Guilds or NVQ level in vehicle servicing and repair.
· Have experience within a similar environment and be able to demonstrate excellent fault finding and repair ability coupled with excellent customer service qualities.
· MOT Tester qualification is desirable but not essential but must be achieved with the first six months of employment.
· An ability to work to a very high standard is essential as we provide a comprehensive and professional service to our customers.
In return we provide a competitive salary, free local bus travel for you and your partner, 28 days holiday plus company pension.
To apply please send current CV with covering letter to Mr Scott Pearson, Managing Director, Newport Transport Limited, 160 Corporation Road, Newport, NP19 0WF.
Closing date for applications is Thursday 16th October 2014.
We are recruiting bus drivers to work from our depot based in Newport.
A full current PCV licence and DCPC card is desirable but not essential. Full training will be given.
It is essential that the applicant can demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
For drivers with a PCV and DCPC, after training, salary will be £8.70 p/h with 20 days annual holiday and 8 days Bank Holiday. A contributory pension scheme is also offered. After 5 years service you will accrue an extra 5 days annual holiday.
For drivers without PCV the salary is £7.36 p/h during training increasing to £7.66 after training and £8.70 after 1 years service
Newport Bus has an exciting vacancy for a qualified PCV Fitter in its engineering department.
Based at our depot on Corporation Road you will work alongside a 60-strong team helping ensure the company’s 100+ buses are fit and ready to serve the City and people of Newport.
This is a challenging job with a good level of experience required. The successful candidate will need to have a minimum NVQ Level 3 in a relevant subject or equivalent standard such as City & Guilds. They will have a working knowledge of engineering equipment including: hydraulic vehicle lifts, pressurised oil and waste systems, battery chargers and starters, trolley jacks, scaffolding, pressure wash and automatic washing equipment, headlamp alignment tester, hydraulic jacks and testing equipment, drilling machine, torque wrenches, pedestal grinders and general portable equipment (i.e. air guns, drills, electric and pneumatic hand tools etc). You must also have, or be capable of attaining, a full PCV licence and forklift truck licence if required.
If you have the experience and qualifications necessary for this role and want to work in a rewarding job with a great team of employees then send us your CV now by clicking on the apply now link below.
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