** We are now offering a £1,200 Welcome Payment! **

An excellent and rewarding job opportunity has arisen for a PSV Mechanic to join Arriva London, based at Brixton Garage.

As a PSV Mechanic, your role would involve carrying out planned and preventative maintenance along with diagnostic fault finding and reactive repairs to a fleet of commercially operated London buses, to the strict standards set by both Arriva, and the DVSA (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency).

What Arriva can offer you:

  • Opportunity to earn up to £50,000 plus pa
  • £1,200 Welcome Payment!
  • Circa £400 Guaranteed Christmas Payment
  • Annual Performance Based Bonus up to £140
  • Refer a friend scheme worth £500
  • Overtime at enhanced rates
  • On the job training & development – High Voltage Level 1-4 /EV training, roadside assistance, IRTEC accreditation & diagnostics training
  • Free travel on TFL operated transport links (Bus/Underground/London Overground/DLR/Tramlink) for you and a nominee
  • 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 and Annual Health Screening
  • 20 days plus bank holidays (Rising to 25 after 5 years’ service)
  • Arriva Workplace Pension
  • Full PPE and Workwear provided

The role will involve:

  • Servicing, maintenance, inspection and repairs to Arriva and DVSA standards
  • Continuous improvement of vehicle reliability
  • MOT preparation, planned preventative maintenance campaigns and quality checks
  • Vehicle fault diagnosis and ensuring reliability and maintenance is kept to Arriva Standards (Higher than DVSA)
  • Various working shift patterns available – Please get in touch to discuss hours that suit your lifestyle


  • Qualifications for PSV/ HGV/ Light vehicle maintenance and repair – Minimum of NVQ level 2 or any equivalent international qualification (will require confirmation)
  • If you are not qualified, applications will be considered from candidates with at least 5 years’ experience in repair and maintenance of PSV/ HGV/ Light vehicle
  • A full UK driving licence (6 points or less)
  • Ability to be passed fit for a PCV pre-employment medical

APPLY NOW to join the Arriva London team 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.