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PSV Master Technician - job post

3.2 out of 5
£50,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time

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  • £50,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday



Pulled from the full job description

  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Full job description

We are looking for experienced and ambitious PCV Master Technician to join Arriva in our Tottenham depot in a full-time permanent position.

The Master Technician’s role will be the focal point in the depot for complex technical issues and OBD diagnostics, forming the interface between engineers and the Engineering Manager. In this role as Master Technician, you will be responsible for diagnostics, repairs and advice on engines, gearboxes, axles and electrical faults including body systems

The Master Technician will be multi-system experienced and take the lead in complex fault finding related to CAN Line, After-Treatment Exhaust Systems, Euro 5/Euro 6 Engines, Multiplex and Electrical Faults, High Voltage and Hybrid System Diagnostics.

What Arriva can offer you:

  • 38 hours Monday/Friday
  • Starting salary of £50,000
  • On the job training & development - High Voltage Level 1-4 /EV training, roadside assistance, IRTEC accreditation & diagnostics training
  • Free bus travel for you and a nominated member of your family
  • We will train you and upgrade your licence to drive a bus!
  • Access to the Arriva Village - Retail discounts and offers worth up to £1,200 per year
  • Arriva Wellbeing Support
  • 20 days plus bank holidays (Rising to 25 after 5 years' service)
  • Arriva Workplace Pension
  • Full PPE and Workwear provided.

Main Responsibilities

  • To be the first point of contact for in-depth engineering fault finding and repairs on specific bus types.
  • Carry out diagnostic tests on a wide range of company vehicles and equipment.
  • Subject matter expert in Mechanical and Electrical fault diagnostic
  • Custodian of all technical campaigns and fleet checks within their garage
  • Notify the Technical and Systems Manager of faults identified within their area of expertise.
  • Advise the Engineering Manager on technical issues within the garage.
  • Carry out projects/trials on behalf of the Engineering Director and/or Technical Manager.
  • Develop and foster good working relationships with engineers and serve as mentor to apprentices where applicable.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and relationships with chassis and body manufacturers and OEM suppliers.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3 standard.
  • Comprehensive understanding of diagnostic equipment and its applications such as Electrical components like alternators, starter motors, electrical looms and wiring harnesses
  • Experience of working with Diagnostic Software Packages such as Cummins Insite, Volvo Tech Tool, ACTIA, WABCO, Xentry etc.
  • Skilled in the use of IT systems, including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Full understanding/appreciation of the terms and condition of the Company Operating Licence.
  • Willingness to adapt and update skills and attend training courses
  • A full UK driving licence (6 points or less)
  • Ability to be passed fit for a PCV pre-employment medical
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Flexibility to change priorities and resources quickly to meet the needs of the garage.
  • Ability to be passed fit for a PCV pre-employment medical

APPLY NOW to join Arriva to help deliver our vision of providing clean, sustainable and reliable transport services to our customers for a greener future.

At Arriva we acknowledge the importance of our people's diverse experiences, talents, and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £50,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus
  • Signing bonus
  • Yearly bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Tottenham: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • PSV/HGV Mechanic: 5 years (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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