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Shift Driver


London, GB, HA4 6NG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                     Shift Driver x6
Location:                    RAF Leeming
Compensation:          £29,000.00 pa + Shift allowance £4,908 pa paid in monthly increments + benefits
Role Type:                  Full time
Role ID:                      SF: 48586


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Shift Driver at our Ruislip site.


The role


As a Shift Driver, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will play a vital role at RAF Northolt, carrying out driving duties. This airfield is open 24 hours a day 365 days a year so the role could be clearing seasonal snow in large LGV platforms to allow flights to remain active to carrying out VIP driving duties. 


Day to day, 


  • transport RAF personnel, including coach driving. 
  • You will carry out seasonal snow and ice clearance in large LGV platforms, to allow critical flying to remain active.
  • You will be covering on base duty vehicle driver requirements, carrying out VIP driving duties, and completing and maintaining Driver Analogue Tachograph Discs and Driver Digital Cards. 


Essential experience of the Shift Driver


  • Hold full clean driving license with categories B, C, and D.
  • You must pass a Colour Perception test for aerodrome access and should be colour perception (CP) standard of Red Green CP2 (safe) or CP3 (defective/safe).
  • Driver Vehicle Standard Authority (DVSA) Category D Licence with no more than three current Penalty Points.
  • Driver qualification card CPC, LGV and PSV. 
  • ADR class 1 and 3 (desirable).
  • You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role. This will include background checks.


This role is full time and is based on site at Ruislip

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

•    Generous holiday allowance 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme 
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
•    ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


Babcock International 
For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 17/05/2023

Job Segment: CSR, Management

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