Aircraft De-Icer & Baggage Handler

Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 29 years.

We work with some of the industry’s best known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.

Location: Heathrow Airport

Contract: Permanent Contract

4 on 4 off will be your shift pattern but flexibility required.

Weekends and Bank Holiday working required where shift pattern dictates

Salary: £9.28 per hour (overtime will be paid at time and a quarter)

Role: Aircraft De-Icer & Baggage Handler

Job Brief:

  • Working as an Aircraft De-Icer you will perform a variety of duties, including aircraft and vehicle cleaning but the main aspect of your role will be to ensure that aircraft & air-side vehicles are de-iced and in condition to operate as normal throughout the winter months.
  • Working at heights of up to 40 feet and in freezing conditions.
  • Responsible for driving large vehicles air-side.
  • Team work required.
  • Confident to use headsets to communicate with other team members and the flight deck.
  • Operating a range of de-icing vehicles from modern forced air closed basket rigs to older open basket rigs
  • Carrying out all necessary fluid checks
  • De-icing a range of aircraft.

  • You will be required to work at Gatwick Airport as a Baggage Handler in the summer months.

    Your transport will be provided from Heathrow to Gatwick and you will be paid for your travel time.

    You will be provided full training before starting your role as a baggage handler. 

Shifts: Must be able to do Earlies (04:00-16:00) and Lates (11:00-23:00)

Must be reliable as you will be required to keep the airport moving during times of inclement weather


Start Date: Mid to End of October 2017 


MUST have a full manual UK driving licence

MUST have not lived/worked outside of the UK in the past 5 years

MUST not have any previous criminal convictions or cautions

MUST be aged 18+

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Line Up Aviation is a recruitment agency.

  • Rate: £9.28 - 9.28 per hour
  • Location: Hounslow, Greater London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Aerospace
  • Recruiter: Line Up Aviation
  • Contact: Jack Cox
  • Tel: 01403 217688
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: De-Icer - LHR
  • Posted: 2017-11-03 17:07:57 -

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