Vans for Bands Ltd
Type of employment:

Salary: £15-18
Hours: Full-time position with a minimum of 45 hours per week including breaks
Location: Begbroke, Oxford, OX5 1RG

For further information or to express interest, please get in touch with the Employment & Education team via this email address or on 01392 346429

You will be maintaining and repairing our sleeper coach fleet in our purpose built coach workshop, located at our Begbroke site (OX5 1RG). There will also be some servicing of the van fleet (Mercedes Sprinters and VW Crafter, as the schedule allows).

Duties will include

  • Carrying out vehicle servicing in accordance with company policy
  • Carrying out Periodic Maintenance Inspections and repair to both company and DVSA standards
  • Preparing and presenting for MOTs
  • Diagnosing vehicle faults and specifying the correct method of repair and warranty claims are in line with terms
  • Ensuring correct paperwork is completed and accurate records maintained in a timely manner
  • Ordering parts in line with company policy
  • Adhering to good housekeeping practices including general tidiness in the workshop and return of all tools and equipment to their designated place
  • Attending on-road vehicle breakdowns
  • Carrying out vehicle road testing where necessary to determine specific vehicle defects or following remedial repair
  • Ensuring work load is prioritised and deadlines met
  • Complying with Health and Safety policy and guidance documents
  • Adopting methods of safe working

Experience and qualities

  • Level 3 NVQ in PSV or HGV maintenance, repair and diagnostics or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience of both mechanical and electrical systems
  • PSV licence would also be desirable (but not essential)
  • Welding experience would also be
  • Have knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Ability to work effectively unsupervised, use own initiative and remain focussed and consistent and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • AC experience desirable but not essential

Remuneration and hours

  • Salary: £15 – £18 per hour in line with applicant’s experience
  • Full time position with a minimum of 45 hours per week including breaks
  • Optional overtime available
  • Additional MOT pass rate bonus scheme


  • Further training opportunities
  • Pension

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