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Country/Region:  GB
City:  Wallingford

Location: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, GB, OX10 6AA


About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Driver/Handler.


Reporting to the Site Operations Manager (SOM) via the Senior Driver, you’ll ensure the provision of professional driving for all nominated tasks as required to meet or exceed customer expectations and LAFT2 contractual needs at all times.

You’ll carry out ground handling/movement of Aircraft, Flight Line Operations, refuelling aircraft, aircraft cleaning and general duties as required.


Main Tasks:
• Bowser driving on shift to support flying operations.
• Daily/weekly and any other maintenance required to ensure bowser availability to support flying operations.
• Undertake any driving duties as required by the contract in any location.
• Control all vehicle related administration within VOSA/RAFMT /DGSA & BABCOCK guidelines.
• Ensure all aspects of the MT contract are fulfilled within the required time frames and budget.


You’ll work within a supportive team in a military environment where you will learn a new skill set.


What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need a Cat C Licence, Ground handle Grob Tutor aircraft. (In house training) and PSV and ADR (can be trained in house).


You must pass a Colour Perception test for aerodrome access and should be colour perception (CP) standard of CP2 (normal) or CP3 (defective safe).

What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click here. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.

Closing Date: 12/11/2021


Job Segment: Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, Engineering

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