PSV Technician - Apprenticeship

12000.00 - 12000.00 GBP Annual + Depending on age
11 Jul 2021
27 Jul 2021
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Start Date
Job Overview:

We have an exciting opportunity for a suitable candidate to join the Aftermarket Team as an Apprentice to be trained up to a recognised level 3 qualification PSV Technician. This role will report to Service Centre Manager.

As an apprentice PSV Technician, you will predominantly be trained to inspect, diagnose, repair and test equipment and systems on buses. This position will entail working within a service and repair centre environment, working with tools and machinery and will give you a great opportunity to build a career in a highly specialised field. You will be required to demonstrate a level of flexibility, have a positive attitude, with an ability to work well as part of a team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Carry out routine mechanical and electrical servicing, planned preventative maintenance and health checks

* Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical systems, engine, fuel, coolant and transmission systems

* Identify with accumulated knowledge and apply initiative to rectify intermittent faults

* Inspect, diagnose and repair electrical systems, electrical circuits, electrical units and components including high voltage electric drive systems.

* Inspect, diagnose and repair on board auxiliary systems, battery charging and electronic drive systems

* Use diagnostic equipment and software to locate, diagnose and rectify faults on mechanical and electrical components

* Use diagnostic equipment to interrogate electronic control units and programmable control systems

This list is not exhaustive, the role may require other reasonable duties from time to time in line with needs of the business.

Key Skills and Minimum Qualification Requirements:


* Maths and English GCSE Grade C (5 Points) or Level 2 English and Maths

* Ability to work in an organised and methodical way

* Be able to analyse and solve problems

* Basic IT / Microsoft office skills

* Drivers licence - achieved, working towards or be committed to become qualified.

* Able to carry out colour identification of wires, paint etc (A colour blindness test is required)

* Ability to follow instructions


* A proven interest in working with mechanical and electrical systems

* A related qualification e.g. STEM related

Desirable Behaviours:

* Communicate effectively with colleagues, manufacturers and suppliers on a range of topics that will support the process of inspecting, diagnosing, repairing and testing of faults.

* Behave in accordance with the values of the employer; treat customers and stakeholders with courtesy and respond quickly to their requirements.

* Operate as an effective team member taking responsibility, accountability and ownership of own actions.

* Continually develop knowledge and skills and mentor less experienced colleagues.

* Have a strong work ethic and understand the need to be reliable, flexible, diligent and a good timekeeper

Assessment day:



Depending on experience

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