Shift Mechanic - Ballymount

Job Title : HGV Shift Mechanic 

Based : Go-Ahead Ireland, Ballymount Road Lower, Dublin 12

Purpose : To support the preventative maintenance and vehicle examination team, ensuring the availability and reliability of a roadworthy fleet of vehicles to achieve operational requirements. 


To apply for the above role, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to [email protected], with the position in the subject line. 


Key Responsibilities and Tasks : 

  • Perform routine safety inspections as trained in-house to Go Ahead Standards
  • Perform Planned Maintenance and Corrective maintenance to a high standard
  • Be comfortable around Auto electrics and general Fault finding
  • Understanding of Euro 6 standards and sub engine equipment
  • Be able to attend roadside break downs and assess each fault as they come
  • Understand H&S rules and obey by these while conducting works
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant company and Go-Ahead group company policies and procedures
  • Ensure your working environment is maintained in a safe and tidy condition. To act proactively in identifying and any unsafe practices or safety risks in the organisation and reporting these through the appropriate channels
  • Responsibility in managing, participating, and complying with the Integrated Management System (IMS)


Knowledge and Skills Requirements (Essential) :

  • Quality repair and preventative maintenance skills
  • Ability to understand and execute training and instruction
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience within the related field
  • Ability to operate safely in a workshop environment
  • Relevant engineering qualification (Level 6 minimum)
  • Full clean B licence


Knowledge and Skills Requirements (Desirable) :

  • Qualified Light Goods Vehicle or Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic
  • Good knowledge of Volvo and Mercedes-Benz products
  • Strong diagnostics capabilities with good computer skills
  • Good understanding of IT in order to use the Vehicle Maintenance Systems


Benefits :

  • Overtime opportunities with enhanced rates of pay (when available)  
  • Professional annual training provided 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Potential for career development and progression in other roles
  • Competitive wages (with annual increments) 
  • D-Licence training & testing
  • Life assurance plan
  • Free travel on all of our services
  • Employee assistance scheme 
  • Tool replacement scheme 
  • Working within a state-of-the-art workshop
  • Public service credit union 


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €23.12 per hour



This job description is a guide only. Any omission from this job description does not in any way imply that it is not part of the required duties. Employees are expected to comply with the instructions of any Company Official.


To apply for the above role, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to [email protected], with the position in the subject line.