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Fleet Operative - Plant

Kent, Chatham
Up to £28523.16 per annum + Additional Benefits
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Fleet Operative - Plant
Location: Chatham, Kent
Compensation: £28,523.16 plus Babcock Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54536

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 Fleet Operative - Plant at our Chatham site.

The role

As a Fleet Operative - Plant, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Primarily you'll operate Plant Equipment to maintain the plant training areas within the RSME Medway, in direct support to TQ in their delivery of the plant training. You will also drive/operate Military and Commercial pattern vehicles and plant equipment e.g. wheeled, tracked, roller and towed vehicles and haulage equipment in support of contracted tasks.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Handover/takeover Military and Commercial pattern vehicles and plant equipment between Amey Briggs and sub-contractor/customer including the loading and unloading of plant and equipment on/off plant haulage/transporter vehicles.
  • Be responsible for providing a transport service, which includes driving a variety of military and civilian vehicles, on and off road.
  • Maintain Plant Training areas.
  • Responsible for carrying out a high standard of Level 1 (User) maintenance (Before, During & After Use Checks) on a wide range of Military and Commercial pattern plant, haulage vehicles and trailers.
  • Assist with the handover/takeover of plant between commercial provider and sub-contractor and carrying out Level 1 (User) inspections at handover.
  • Transport eligible personnel and/or equipment to and from the appropriate training exercise or other entitled military duty and ensure their safe carriage
  • Drive any one of the multi-disciplined vehicles

Essential experience of the Fleet Operative - Plant:

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Customer focused with the ability to build positive working relationships
  • Flexible approach to working hours; overtime may be a necessity, but not guaranteed. * Ability to work both as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Basic computer literacy.

This role is Monday to Friday, fully based onsite.

Qualifications for the Fleet Operative - Plant:

  • Full C License - G+H (Essential)
  • Crane License - (Desirable)
  • ADR (Carriage of Dangerous Goods) - (Desirable)
  • Hold a valid CPCS or equivalent professional plant accreditation.

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

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% 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 130 years 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.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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