Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Engineering Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Various Metroline Locations
Closing Date: 
16th Aug '19

Job summary

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;
  • NVQ3 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

38 hours per week

The Equality Act

Metroline is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with due regard to legal obligations for protected characteristics i.e. age, disability, marriage and civil partnership, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation.

How to apply

Please send a letter of application and CV to: Coral Johnson, Human Resources Department, ComfortDelGro House, 329 Edgware Road, Cricklewood, London, NW2 6JP, Alternatively, please e-mail [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.