FTC 12 months - Driver/Handler RAF Woodvale

Job ID: 687330
Location: Liverpool
Category: Administration
Salary: Negotiable
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Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation employing over 28,000 people across the world. Babcock offer a hugely diverse number of career options.
Hours: 40 Hours per week on shift to support operations
We wish to appoint a Driver/Handler on a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months reporting to the Site Operations Manager (SOM) via the Senior Driver. The Driver/Handler is to 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. The key accountabilities of the job holder will be as follows:
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.
Ensure all licenses, medicals and competencies are maintained.
Communicate with the customer and the Senior Driver or the Site Manager daily to ensure possible contract failures are avoided.
Maintain Best practice and Health and Safety standards at all times.
Promote best practice, report bad practice and non-compliance and take preventative action to ensure continual improvement in the organisation.
To carry out Ground Handling/movement of Aircraft, Flight Line Operations, aircraft cleaning and general duties as required.
Champion a Total safety Approach. Ensure full compliance at all times with all relevant Health, Safety and Environment regulations and exercise a Duty of Care promoting a positive approach towards workplace health and safety
Must meet eye colour vision of CP2/CP3 for airfield airside operations.
Bowser driving on shift to support flying operations.
Daily/weekly and any other maintenance required to ensure bowser availability to support flying operations.
Mentor new starters.
Adhere to and champion Babcock Policies e.g. Diversity, Home Safe, Dignity & Respect.
Carry out any other duties as required to support the contract.
Qualifications and Experience
PSV, LGV & ADR qualified.
Clean Driving Licence.
Working knowledge of RAF/VOSA/DGSA and Babcock Transport administration.
Working knowledge of Transport & Driver legal requirements.
Ability to demonstrate practical and theoretical standards required.
Must meet eye colour vision of CP2/CP3 for airfield airside operations.
Experience of working within a military environment.
Experience of handling aircraft in a military or civilian EASA Pt 145 environment.
Grob 115 E Handling Course.
Check A course.
Familiar with Military Documentation.
Good communication skills
Good organisational skills.
Flexible and adaptable
Good forward planning.
Health and Safety focused.
Customer focused.
Diplomatic and Tactful.
Work on own initiative.
The above position comes with a range of benefits including Company Pension Scheme.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake MOD security clearance.
All applicants must hold the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 year reference checks. Verification of any essential qualifications/passport/licenses must be shown at interview stage.
To apply please visit www.babcockinternational.com
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