Shift Engineer - Naas

Go-Ahead Ireland is one of Ireland's newest and most ambitious companies. In less than a year we have commenced operations of 24 bus routes in the Outer Dublin Metropolitan Area and have a growing team of over 450 people in our Dublin depot in Ballymount. In 2019 we commenced operations of a further 6 Commuter routes, which are based in our Naas depot.


Essential: LGV or HGV qualifications, good knowledge of buses/coaches (Volvo product knowledge a bonus), good repair and organising skills


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Good report and communication to the Workshop Manager
  • Preform 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.




  • Qualified Light Goods Vehicle or Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic (HGV Mechanic)
  • Good knowledge of Volvo products
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as qualified mechanic
  • Strong diagnostics capabilities with good computer skills
  • Good understanding of IT in order to use the Vehicle Maintenance Systems
  • Motivated person with the ability to work as part or a team or on their own initiative
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions via verbal and written context
  • Minimum B-Licence



  • Competitive wages with annual increments
  • Annual training
  • D Licence training and testing
  • Tool replacement scheme
  • Life Assurance Plan
  • Pension Scheme
  • Working in a state-of-the-art workshop
  • Free travel on the Go-Ahead Ireland Network
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance scheme


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €40.3K /year


To apply for the above position, please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your experiences for the role and email to, stating the position title in the subject line. 


Closing Date: 25th February 2021.