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Driver/Valeter - Chauffeur


Peterborough, GB, PE28 2EA

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                Driver / Valeter - Chaffeur
Location:                Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Compensation:      £23,805.60 + up to £3000 in allowances
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF54718


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 Driver / Valeter - Chauffeur at our RAF Wyton site.


The role
As a Driver/Valeter you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. We wish to appoint a  Driver / Valeter - Chauffeur to deliver and collect passengers and freight to and from various destinations UK wide.


Day to day, you’ll undertake driving duties such as: Delivery of Freight, Chauffeur Tasks and other General Driving tasks as detailed, as well as:


  • Correct observation of all EU Drivers Hours Regulations (EU Regulation 561)
  • Check and report on all defects on all Fleet Vehicles
  • Correct completion and use of Tachographs as required.
  • Carry out Daily Inspections, vehicle Valeting tasks and day to day husbandry of the Transport Section
  • You will be responsible for reporting all accidents, injuries, near-miss and dangerous occurrences promptly to Line Management
  • Carry out any reasonable request with your capability as directed by your Line Manager

This role is full time and based onsite at RAF Wyton.


Essential experience of the Driver / Valeter - Chauffeur:

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels – Verbal and written.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Can work on his/her own initiative.
  • Safe and considerate driving skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Good knowledge of the UK – especially main airports


Qualifications for the Driver / Valeter - Chauffeur:

  • Cat D Licence
  • Driver CPC – Certificate of Professional Competency


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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% of salary, 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


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: 25/02/24

Job Segment: CSR, Management

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