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Heavy/Light Vehicle Mechanic

Apply at Dublin Bus E-Recruitment Site

Calling all qualified Car and Bus Mechanics to join Dublin Bus’s exciting transition to hybrid and electric vehicles.

Dublin Bus is the largest Public Transport provider in Ireland, our purpose is to deliver high quality public transport services which meet the needs of people, support the economic growth of our city and also meet our social and environmental aspirations which are representative of a progressive European capital city. Dublin Bus is a provider of sustainable mobility solutions. We are committed to the reduction of emissions, congestion, and energy usage.

All successful applicants may be required to work, day/night or rotating shifts depending on the staffing requirements of their location and will be required to drive all company vehicles.

Mechanic, Engineering Department

Reporting to the Engineering Manager.
12 Month Fixed-Term Contract (with a view to a permanent contract of employment).

Competitive Salary

€39,500 - €46,975 on an 8 year pay scale (from January 2024).

Shift premium (up to 30% of basic pay) where applicable.

Areas of responsibility (but not limited to)

  • Vehicle and plant fault diagnosis.
  • All tasks associated with the mechanical systems, electrical systems, and body systems of vehicles.
  • Operate garage equipment. 
  • Preventative maintenance and repair of vehicles, plant, and premises. 


  • Tool allowance - €7.62 per week.
  • Annual Attendance Bonus - €250 (tax free).
  • Training for Bus and Truck licences (€3000).
  • Accredited IMI training on hybrid and electric vehicles.
  • Annual bus pass and other travel concessions.
  • Job security.
  • Career development and progression.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Laundry service included for Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

Benefits on Appointment

  • Access to a defined pension scheme.
  • Access to a Medical (GP) Scheme – Employee, spouse and children can avail of a GP.
  • Access to the CIE Welfare Scheme.
  • Access to the Education Support Scheme – Supporting employees to return to part time education.

Qualifications/Requirements to apply for the role

National Craft Certificate for the trade of Heavy/light Vehicle Mechanic awarded by SOLAS/Department of Education following the successful completion of a recognised SOLAS apprenticeship – Or equivalent to this level 6 qualification, in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland.


Advanced Certificate – Craft awarded by FETAC following the successful completion of a recognised SOLAS apprenticeship - Or equivalent to this level 6 qualification, in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland.

Driving Licence

A Valid, Clean Category B Irish Driving Licence - held for a minimum of 2 years, with no endorsements.


A Valid, Clean Full Category D Irish Driving licence, with no endorsements.

Other requirements

  • Over 21 (to comply with D licence regulation).
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Available to work shifts, including nights, weekends, public holidays, and rotating shifts depending on operational requirements.
  • An NDLS Driver statement - You can request this document by phoning or emailing the National Driver Licence Service.
    (Phone: 0818 700 800, Email:

How to Apply

You can apply via the Dublin Bus E-Recruitment Site, click the "Search" button at the bottom of the page, then select the ‘Mechanic’ vacancy to complete an online application form.

Please include a copy of your Mechanic qualification certificate and a copy front and back of your driving licence with your application form, scans or photos will suffice.

Please note the online application form must be completed in full and submitted with all the above documentation or it will not be processed.

If you are having problems submitting your online application online, please contact by email, we will provide you with assistance to submit your application form.

Applicants must hold the above minimum requirements for the role as shortlisting will apply.

Data Retention and your legal rights

Applications will be kept for 12 months in line with our Data Retention Policy. To exercise your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018, please email

Requisitos laborales

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Restricciones del puesto de trabajo

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Detalles del trabajo
Campo de ocupación:
Work experience:
Work experience is not required
Habilidades lingüísticas:
  • English
  • Fluent
Required skills:
adapt to acting roles, adapt to changing situations, adhere to health well-being and safety, adhere to organisational guidelines, adhere to standard procedures, apply health and safety standards, create solutions to problems, deal with changing operational demand, deal with pressure from unexpected circumstances, interact verbally in English, meet deadlines, team building, understand written English, work in shifts, work with respect for own safety
Horquilla salarial::
Not provided
Date of expiry:
Link for more information:

Información sobre la empresa

Dublin Bus is Ireland’s largest public transport provider in Ireland operating an extensive network of 117 radial, cross-city and peripheral routes and three 24-hour routes in the city of Dublin and the Greater Dublin Area. With a fleet of almost 1,000 fully accessible buses, Dublin Bus carries 142 million customers per year and has 3700 employees Más información