Fuels Operative

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Fuels Operative (Full Training Providing) 

RAF Brize Norton, Oxford - OX18 3LX

Full-time, shifts

£29,625.75 per annum plus benefits


At RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, Serco has been providing support services since 1997.  Serco proudly support the RAF and MoD, supplying around 20 different services onsite, from engine and aircraft maintenance, to fuelling and ground control services.


Working within the Serco Fuels and Lubricants team, you will help to deliver a service that operates on a 24/7/365 basis. This role will focus on the following:


  • Undertake fuels assurance and governance checks to assure fuel quality. Facilitate and action husbandry in all areas.
  • Refuelling and defueling tasks for all RAF Brize Norton based aircraft, visiting aircraft and road tankers.
  • Tank to tank transfer of fuel and the undertaking of Fuel Movement Support activity.



A trained Fuels Operative will:


  • Undertake activity in relation to quality of all fuel and associated equipment, to include fuel dips, fuel sampling, hose checks and fuel assurance checks in accordance with policy.
  • Undertake transfer and movement of fuel utilising manual valve sequencing and/or automated valves.
  • Undertake refuelling and defueling of aircraft using Hydrant Fuel Delivery Vehicle (HFDV).
  • Provide immediate emergency response in the event of a spillage.
  • Utilise BFIS to account for all fuelling events.
  • Provide immediate response to fuel contamination.






What you'll need to do the role:


  • Full UK Driving license will be required
  • Colour perception to gain a permit for Airfield Driving.
  • A C1 licence is required to complete this role. 


What we offer:


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.


To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 



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31/07/2024 01:13:00
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