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Until the end of March 2021
MPI have a requirement for a Fleet Operative, reporting to the Fleet Operation Supervisor, responsible for providing a transport service, which includes driving a variety of military and civilian vehicles, on and off road.
Rate of pay: CAT D&C £15.39 per hour Umbrella PAYE(This equates to £11.96 per hour PAYE)/CAT D only £14.50 per hour Umbrella PAYE.(This equates to £11.29 per hour PAYE)
Contract is until the end of March 2021
Applicants will be required to drive off site. Local training bases are approx. 20-30 miles but may be required to travel 40-50 miles incl. Salisbury plain
Hours: typically are 8-4.30 Mon – Thurs/ 8-4 on Friday (the core site hours are between 6.30AM & 10AM)
Overtime: not guaranteed but could be required on an as & when basis. If working over 7.5 hours rates are ‘time & a half’, if over 7.5 hours on a Sunday or BHol it is ‘double time’ and any hours before 6.30AM is also ‘double time’
Clearance: BPSS will be required and also if CAT D&C, you will require 8 day training course that can be done whilst waiting to be cleared.
If you are Cat D&C, you will be driving what our Clients class as their ‘Green Vehicles’ so the troop carrying vehicles incl. ttrucks, military lorries and Land Rovers 2.
If you are a Cat D only drivers – this will be considered, but preferably you will be D&C as will only be able to operate the coaches and minibuses if not.
AVR class 1 is desirable
To transport eligible personnel and/or equipment to and from the appropriate training exercise or other entitled military duty and ensure their safe carriage
To drive any one of the multi-disciplined vehicles including the PSV & LGV fleet
Complete Before, During and After Use Checks
Perform Level 1 maintenance tasks
Complete department administrative tasks when required
Deal with the day to day customer queries in a professional, positive and enthusiastic manner
Contribute towards the continuous improvement of the Fleet department
Ensure health, safety and environmental (HSE) policies and procedures are complied with at all times
Responsible for supporting continuous improvement within the department and contribution towards the RSME contracts continuous improvement targets
Comply with all Quality Assurance processes and procedures
Deputise for others in your department
Complete any other tasks that are deemed within your area of competence
Qualifications and Experience
Educated to GCSE level or equivalent (including Maths & English).
Experience working with multi-categorised fleet including PSV, HGV; holding UK driving license Categories: D&C or D only
ADR (Carriage of Dangerous Goods)
Experienced Plant Operator or Crane Operator or Lorry Mounted Loader operator.
Qualified First Aid at Work
Qualified IOSH Working Safely
Experience working within military motor transport regulations
Confidence and interpersonal skills to engage at all levels
Customer focused with the ability to build positive working relationships
Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
Resilient and tenacious with a tendency to persevere
Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic and changing environment
Organised with a natural inclination for planning
Problem solving and root cause identification skills
Innovative with a continuous improvement and change focus
All Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK, subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance and 5 year reference check.
Applicants will also be required to apply for DBS, which is a background criminal check that will cost £25.00. Do not apply for this unless requested to do so.