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Vehicle Body Fitter (VC)

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

£31, 312 Basic and Overtime


Sector: Engineering

Job description

Vehicle Body Fitter/ Vehicle Engineer/Coach Mechanic

Leicester Full time Permanent Days/Nights shift rotas

Salary per annum £31,312 + overtime rate

With Excellent benefits

Our client operates around one of the largest transport operators in the UK with a fleet of approximately 5,800 buses. An excellent opportunity has arisen for Vehicle Body Fitter/ Vehicle Engineer you will undertake the repair and maintenance of vehicle bodywork, carry out routine bodywork inspections and servicing in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

 The role of a Vehicle Body Fitter/ Vehicle Engineer will include: -

• Diagnose vehicle faults and specify

• Carry out vehicle servicing in accordance with central engineering SOPs.

• Record individual job times for the repair action either manually or electronically.

• Ensure parts replaced under warranty are returned to stores fully labelled and in a clean condition.

• Ensure all parts are booked out from stores using the correct procedure.

• Adhere to good housekeeping practices including general tidiness in the workshop and the return of all tools and equipment to their designated place.

• Carry out routine vehicle examinations using hand held data capture devices if applicable, in accordance to central engineering SOPs and VOSA testing requirements.

• Attend on-road vehicle breakdowns and recoveries.

• Carry out vehicle road testing where necessary to determine specific vehicle defects or following remedial repair. Technical Knowledge and Training:

Qualifications /skills required

• Minimum level 3 NVQ standard or equivalent.

• Welding experience preferable.

• Must be in possession of, or capable of obtaining a full PCV licence and forklift truck licence.

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