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Driver Shift


Ruislip, London, GB, HA4 6NG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:        Shift Driver
Location:        RAF Northolt, Middlesex 
Compensation:  £29.484 + £5,168.12 Shift Allowance  + Benefits
Role Type:        Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:        55659


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 at our RAF Northolt site.


The role

As a 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 on 12hr rotational shift basis. 

Day to day, you’ll be Transporting RAF personnel, including coach driving whilst covering base duty vehicle driver requirements.
•    Checking vehicles daily/weekly in line with IAW vehicle specifications and requirements.
•    Reporting all vehicle defects to Control Staff IAW legislation and service publications.
•    Seasonal Snow and ice clearance in large LGV platforms, to allow critical flying to remain active. 
•    Completion and maintenance of Driver Analogue Tachograph Discs and Driver Digital Cards. 
•    Refuelling, washing, vacuuming, checking of vehicle fluids and tyre condition of all vehicles as required. 
•    Carrying out VIP driving duties.    

This role is Full Time with a 12hr rotational shift hours Totalling 38.5 hrs per week, calculated fortnightly and will be based RAF Northolt on site 

Essential experience of the Driver

•    Experience in a driving sector, MOD Vehicle experience desirable but not essential
•    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.


Qualifications for the Driver

•    Hold full clean driving license with categories B, C, and D.
•    ADR class 1 and 3 desirable.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance 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 most 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.


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