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1843 - Ground Fuel Operator/Driver


About rpc international recruitment/rpc international recruitment

rpc international recruitment Ltd consists of three divisions:

 rpc UK search and selection
 rpc international recruitment
 rpc international interim
Established in 1985 as Resource Planning Consultants, rpc UK search and selection is one of the UK’s oldest established executive search and selection companies specializing in filling key UK based management roles for leading organisations operating within the Logistics and Supply Chain and related sectors, e.g. foodservice recruitment, FM, aviation and retail security.
rpc international recruitment is an international technical recruitment consultancy and in addition to its core strength of managing logistics and supply chain assignments worldwide, now focuses on the additional sectors of facilities management, catering and life support services, military and defence support services, aviation, security, IT and telecoms, retail and wholesale, fuel supply and distribution, engineering and construction including oil and gas.
rpc international interim specialises in the growing market of supplying Interim Managers and Consultants in the UK and Worldwide. All three divisions source HR / Personnel, IT, Sales / Business Development and Finance Executives who have particular experience in the sectors in which rpc international recruitment Ltd operates.
We are a niche independent search and selection practice and intend to remain so. Whilst we intend to grow our business, we are committed to maintaining the close customer contact and personal involvement that comes from a compact organisation.
Our business philosophy focuses on providing our clients with tailored recruitment and consultancy services, which closely reflect your culture and business aims. We aim to be seen as an extension of your organisation.
With clients our aim is to create a competitive advantage for them by the provision of quality candidates and through the positioning of their company as a leading employer in their market place.
To candidates, we adopt a personal approach taking a genuine interest in their careers. Very early on we realised that although we could never place all the people we met, we could help them by means of constructive and practical advice, to help them obtain their next career move! This has been appreciated to the remarkable extent that we have made many friends over the years.

Our Full Range Of Services Include:
• Database and/or Advertising Search and Selection Services
• Premier Search and Selection
• Premier Executive Search
• Interim Management Recruitment
• Recruitment Advertising and Response Management
• Recruitment Campaigns
• International Recruitment
• Client Support Services
To candidates we offer:
• Access to the unadvertised middle and senior jobs market
• Introduction to challenging and exciting career opportunities
• Objective and constructive career advice
• Guidance in strengthening your CV
• Guidance on improving your interview technique

Job Summary

Our client is a leading fuel supply and distribution company operating in Europe, Middle East and Asia. They provide vital services in fuel management and supply to both the military and private companies operating in post conflict and remote areas.

They are seeking a Ground Fuel Operator / Driver to be based in Afghanistan. The position is permanent on an open ended contract.

Job Details

Data Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Reference: 1843/FU3403MS
Job Location: Afghanistan Work type:
Number of Vacancies: 1 Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s)
Funcational Area: Transportation Open Ended: NO
Industry: Salary range: As per company salary scale
Contract type: Permanent Closing Date: 30 Sep 2011

Duties and Responsibilities

Our client is a leading fuel supply and distribution company operating in Europe, Middle East and Asia. They provide vital services in fuel management and supply to both the military and private companies operating in post conflict and remote areas.

They are seeking a Ground Fuel Operator / Driver to be based in Afghanistan. The position is permanent on an open ended contract.

Reporting into the Ground Fuel Section Supervisor, the successful candidate will be
driving fuel delivery vehicles and refueling/defueling all ground fuel equipment.
Specifically you will be driving fuel bowsers in a safe manner complying with set speed limits and traffic regulations in force.
You will be responsible for the accounting for all stock loaded and distributed.
You will complete vouchers and associated documentation in a neat and tidy manner thus reducing errors to a minimum.
You will be responsible for the loading of bowser at the BFI in liaison with BFI staff.
You will comply with all safety regulations and procedures in force.
You will conduct daily checks on condition of refuel equipment and reporting any deficiencies on company policies.
You will ensure bowsers are filled with product at the end of each shift.
You will inform your Supervisor of any incidents, complaints or requests in a timely manner.
You will assist on the ground refuel station when required.
You will ensure that all security procedures and practices are adhered to.
You will ensure that all items of company property whilst in your possession are treated in a responsible manner.
You will ensure that all regulations relating to the safety of equipment and personnel are adhered to.
You will ensure that our clients Health and Safety procedures are adhered to at all times.
You will ensure that company policy concerning Contractors Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (CCBEC) and Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (CBEC) is abided and disseminated. Violations must be reported in accordance with the policy/Business Management System.
Finally you will liaise with the Ground Fuel Section Supervisor and discuss any improvements to delivery schedules/procedures which could be beneficial to the company.


You will be an accomplished Fuel Delivery Driver with an HGV Licence. You will have knowledge of bulk fuel distribution and all associated operational aspects of fuel storage and distribution within both aviation and vehicle fuel delivery environment.
You will have working knowledge of fuel accounting procedures and of vehicle maintenance techniques.
You will have knowledge of fuels and quality control processes and procedures.
You will have proven ability to work in remote, arduous locations, or a clearly expressed commitment to do so for a minimum 12 month period.
Past experience within Iraq, Pakistan or Afghanistan is highly beneficial as is working in any remote or isolated location.
You should possess excellent communication skills in English and ideally one other language, able to adapt to rapid changes in a positive manner and work to tight deadlines.

Superb communication skills and instant credibility are essential as you will be inter-facing with a number of people from different backgrounds, nationalities and religions.

You will be resourceful with a flexible outlook, have the ability to multi-task in order to handle competing priorities and be able to fit in to an international dynamic and multi-cultural environment. Finally you should possess basic pc / computer skills.

Years of Experience:

0 Year(s)


Submission Guideline

The basic salary is paid in US Dollars and is tax free for an Ex-Patriate employee. For the first 3 months of employment the salary is 1,100 USD per month ( 13,300 USD pa ) from month 4 the salary increases to 1,300 per month ( 15,600 USD pa ) In addition there is an annual bonus payable equal to 2 months’ salary which is also paid in US Dollars and tax free for an Ex-Patriate employee. Free shared accommodation and meals are provided. In addition you will have the use of a phone to call family and friends and also use of the internet for e-mails etc.

The work rota is the first rotation is 12 months in theatre followed by 4 weeks paid holiday. There after 6 months in theatre and 3 weeks paid holiday. In addition Ex-Patriate employees will receive paid return economy flights per year. Mobilization and De-Mobilization flights are also paid for by our client.

Submission Email

No email provided, please refer to Submission Guideline above

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