Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Engineering Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Closing Date: 
10th Feb '17

The Metroline Mechanic will report directly to their appointed Engineering Manager or in his absence, the Assistant Engineering Manager and will be responsible for providing engineering support to the garage engineering team. This will involve all aspects of engineering required to facilitate the smooth day to day running of the garage.

Main Responsibilities



  • Ensuring that the Company Operator Licence is protected at all times;
  • Completing repairs to a high standard;
  • Working in a safe manner in accordance with Metroline Health & Safety directives;
  • Dealing with vehicle faults as directed by the manager;
  • Acting promptly on issues raised by Operating staff;
  • Entering details of vehicle breakdowns onto the Fleet Management System;
  • Basic use of diagnostic equipment;
  • Completion of the wheel nut check book when required;
  • Notifying manager of any additional faults and repairs that are required;
  • Entering details of vehicle faults and creating job cards onto the Fleet Management System;
  • Reporting any technical issues that arise to the Technical Manager;
  • Reading and understanding technical bulletins when issued;
  • Identifying spares required and ensuring they are ordered on time;
  • Attending internal and external training courses where required;
  • Developing a sound working relationship with drivers, operations staff and communicate well with other engineers and managers;
  • Keep work areas clean at all times.

Essential Criteria

  • Technically adept.
  • Sound mechanical knowledge of PCV requirements.
  • Experience of the London Transport environment.
  • Hold a full PCV licence.
  • NVQ2/3 Qualification or equivalent

Competencies & Skills

  • Ability to prioritise workload to meet requirements;
  • Flexibility to change priorities and resources quickly to meet the needs of the garage;
  • Ability to work within a team;
  • Promotes shared values and has the ability to get the best out of others whilst participating fully;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
  • Demonstrate effective listening and questioning to check understanding;
  • Works to understand customer needs to meet and exceed expectations;
  • Establish and maintain customer relationships;

Hours of work

39 hours per week



How to apply

Please send a covering letter of application and CV to:

Shaun Anders, CELF Units 20-23 Perivale Park Estate, Horsenden Lane South, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 7RJ or via email to [email protected]


Applications should include:

  • the reasons you are applying for the post;
  • why you believe you are a suitable candidate;
  • any relevant qualifications or experience.

Date of posting

06 January 2017

Closing date

10 February 2017