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Job vacancies

Skilled fitter & night fitter

£30-36K average subject to experience

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to be part of Reading Buses engineering team maintaining our award winning fleet in our modern and purpose built workshop.  We have a skilled fitter Monday to Friday daytime position available and night fitter positions available too.

At the cutting edge of vehicle technology we have one of the youngest and most environmentally friendly bus fleets in the UK.  This includes 34 buses running on CNG and 31 electric hybrid buses.
As one of Reading’s largest employers with nearly 550 employees, our buses deliver 54,600 passenger journeys each day. 

We want to hear from you if you have:
A can do attitude and passion for excellence
City and Guilds, NVQ or similar qualification in Motor Vehicle Engineering
Experience of working on PCV/HGV vehicles.
The knowledge to correctly diagnose faults and make suitable repairs

To apply please email your CV to Caroline Anscombe at

Closing date 7 August 2015

Catering assistant


We are looking for a friendly person to work in our staff canteen.  The job includes preparing and cooking good wholesome breakfast, hot lunches, sandwiches and light refreshments.  This is an all-round role and also includes clearing and cleaning and cash handling.

The hours of work are Mon-Fri 7.30am-3.00pm.

The ideal candidate will have catering and food hygiene certificates and experience working in a professional kitchen.  The job holder must be friendly and able to work well under pressure and as part of a small hard-working team.

To apply email your cv and a covering letter to or send to Caroline Anscombe, HR Director, Reading Buses, Great Knollys Street, Reading, RG1 7HH

Closing date 7 August 2015



Already got a PCV licence but want to improve your driving skills? Do you have staff who need a driving 

assessment or CPC hours?


Here are the courses we have available for drivers with a full PCV licence.

Drivers CPC Course

Safe and Efficient driving 7 hours. Includes:

  • Eco-friendly driving
  • Accident damage/repair costs

Course costs 1 - 5 drivers £85.00 + VAT per driver per day.

For more details call Mick Hughes, RTL Academy Team Leader on 0118 959 4000
or e-mail