Vacancy for Aviation Hi-Lift Driver

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Location Heathrow Airport
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Sunday
Working Times Between 05.00am and 11.00pm
Shift Pattern 4 on 2 off
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Pay Rate £9.41 to £11.54 per hour
Job Reference VE/10111

The main aim of the role will be to support our aircraft cleaning teams by transporting and delivering essential supplies and collecting spare and unused products and other items to be removed from the aircraft.  

You will:

  • Transporting stock, materials and equipment to and from aircraft.
  • Working within the aircraft cleaning team, you'll be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a Hi-lift truck.
  • You'll be responsible for the operational reliability of the vehicle and related paperwork.
  • Assist the on-board teams with cleaning activities and security checks as required.
  • Drive and operate a range of our specialist vehicles and ground support equipment including HGVs(HGV drivers), aircraft passenger stairs, HI-Lifts and water and lavatory service vehicles.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in driving large vehicles over 3.5 tons - essential
  • A full UK/EU driving B category licence as a minimum (B cat for non-HGV drivers and C cat required for HGV drivers)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A willingness to clean and security check aircraft as part of your duties
  • Full training and uniform will be provided.

You will get in return:

  • The opportunity for progression
  • Discounts to numerous shops and services
  • Discount on travelcards for Airport Staff

This is an air-side role so will require a security background check over the last 5 years and complete a Basic Disclosure. All drivers will require to apply for CTC. This will be arranged by OCS Vetting Team.