Aircraft Handler

Undisclosed Company
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Driving and Logistics
Job Type

Job Title: Aircraft Handler
Location: RAF Benson, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 6AA
Compensation: £20,155.20 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join RAF Benson as an Aircraft Handler, providing class leading support to the UK Ministry of Defence. An interesting, dynamic and rewarding role utilising specialist skills whilst operating within a small team, albeit being part of a much bigger International organisation.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a people-focused fast paced environment who can adapt rapidly to fast changing plans. You'll have a can-do attitude and work well both independently and as part of a team and have the ability to communicate effectively across various disciplines and stakeholders.

You will champion a total safety approach, ensuring full compliance at all times with all relevant health, safety and environment regulations and exercise a positive approach towards workplace health and safety. You'll be expected to promote best practice, report bad practice and non-compliance and be confident enough to take preventative action if things just don't seem right.

As a Driver Handler is for the provision of professional driving for all nominated tasks including picking up and dropping off Students as required. You will meet or exceed customer expectations whilst fulfilling LAFT2 contractual needs at all times. To carry out Ground Handling/movement of Aircraft, Flight Line Operations, driving fuel bowsers, refuelling aircraft, aircraft cleaning and general duties as required.

What will you be doing?

Your duties will include:
* Ability to work flexibly as part of a team
* Ability to promote best practice at all times
* Supportive of a culture of high performance
* Commitment to the task at hand
* Ability to ensure timely action to achieve desired output
* Good analytical/problem solving skills
* Ability to promote best practice at all times

The experience you'll bring
* Cat C Licence.
* Ground handle Grob Tutor aircraft. (In house training)
* Will require PSV and ADR (Can be trained in house)
* The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.

What a role with Babcock offers?
* Generous holiday entitlement
* Pension Plan
* Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
* A tailored personal development and training programme.
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock
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.

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Application Guidance:
All applications should be made online.

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 when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing Date: 4th January 2022

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