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Motor Transport Driver


Nottingham, GB, NG34 8GR

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title: Motor Transport Driver
Location: RAF Cranwell, Sleaford UK
Compensation: £23,110
Role Type: Full time / Permanent 
Role ID: SF50996


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 Motor Transport at our RAF Cranwell site.


Babcock delivers critical and vital aviation services to the civil and defence sectors with unrivalled expertise. We are capable, agile and ready for action and through our proven experience and unwavering focus on safe and efficient delivery, we are a trusted name in a complex world.


The role


As a Motor Transport Driver, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary, driving anything from a standard people carrier to a 53-seater coach and everything in-between.  

Day to day, you’ll be shuttling our RAF customers from the base in Cranwell to various locations in the UK.


  • Mostly short journeys, option to do over-night stays for longer journeys (expenses paid)
  • Ensure all vehicle faults are reported promptly.
  • Loading/unloading and restraint of loads; assist with the maintenance and husbandry of the MT yard, compounds, and vehicles.


Essential experience of the Motor Transport Driver,


  • Previous experience in mechanical transport and logistics
  • Experience with driving hours and tachographs 
  • Familiar with vehicle inspections 


This role is 39 hours per week 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday.


Qualifications for the Motor Transport Driver,


  • Clean Driving Licence – Cat B and D required
  • Licence Category – Cat C Desirable
  • Driver CPC qualification essential, this must be obtained before the start date 
  • Tachograph Card – Essential
  • Tachograph experience – Desirable, can be trained on the initial arrival week


The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS 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 a century 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: 09/06/23








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