Driver (7.5 tonne and above) Job at Menzies Aviation Hounslow, Greater London


People. Passion. Pride. This is what has driven our teams since 1833.

Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at 200 locations in over 37 countries, across six continents. But at the heart of our business is our people. If you are seeking a role with opportunities to learn and develop, this could be the beginning of an exciting journey.

As a Multiskilled Driving Agent you will have the ability to carry out the following role: Bowser / Hi-Lift / De-Icing Driver / Sprayer. You will have a multiskilled roll supporting the de-icing operations during the winter season and continue to provide Bowser and Hi-Lift driving an operating during the summer season.

Main accountabilities include:

  • Responsible for performing tactile checks on all aircraft types.
  • Application of deicing fluid to aircraft wings, fuselage, and tail
  • Responsible for accurate accounting of de-icing fluid transactions
  • Perform daily quality control checks on equipment
  • Operate headset/radio to provide communication between ground crew, flight crew and dispatch
  • Responsible for recording de-icing/anti-icing events, reporting to management regarding safety,
  • SMART inspections
  • Working in a two-man team, driving the de-icing vehicle and operating the Mobile Elevated Working Platform (MEWP) for use on all aircrafts.
  • Identify the chemicals, equipment and PPE when providing portable water services, understanding all health and Safety requirements relating to this role.
  • Identify the chemicals, equipment and PPE when providing Lavatory Services, understanding all health and Safety requirements relating to this role
  • Unloading and loading of cages of different airline specifications, positioning the Hi-Lift onto the aircrafts, emptying bins and replenishing amenities
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by your supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous experience of cleaning and de-icing procedures is desirable
  • Must have a valid manual Driving Licence and have previous experience in driving 7.5 Ton or HGV2.
  • Flexible and service minded approach to work
  • Attention to detail and ability to always maintain Health and Safety standards
  • Ability to read, write and understand a good level of English
  • Ability to work under pressure yet maintain high standards
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Must be able to work mixed shifts
  • Must be able to provide a 5-year checkable reference and clear DBS


Menzies Aviation are a committed equal opportunity employer and encourage applications for suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. We strive to create an inclusive working environment, where the different knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and approaches of our global workforce are represented. Where everyone feels valued and can reach their full potential.

Please be aware that as part of our recruitment process, we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role. Please feel free to contact to recruiter below, if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider.

As part of our recruitment process, we will always consider how candidates fit with our values which you can learn more about here.

About the Company

Company: Menzies Aviation

Company Location:  Hounslow, Greater London

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