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Initial Briefing Points Summer 2018
FTX Logistics • 20 year PFI Contract which ends July 2024 • Likely to be extended - 2030 • 68 SR Operators & 9 Maintainers
What does FTX Logistics do? • Provides a Service to the Army: Delivers Military Capability on Operations. Delivers Armour in peacetime. • Generates 3 rd Party Revenue
3 Categories of Work • Military Training – Affiliated to 19 Tank Transporter Squadron as a Sponsored Reservist (TA). • Delivering Heavy Equipment (armour) across the UK and Europe as an FTX employee. • Commercial driving via driving agencies in your local area.
What is a Sponsored Reservist? • Attested in the Reserve Forces, sponsored by FTX Logistics Ltd. • Monthly salary and variable pay earned is paid by FTX and subject to PAYE. • Training, Exercises and Deployments are part of your contract of employment. • Must maintain SR status to be employed by FTX
SR Commitment • Gain and maintain your Sponsored Reservist status. • 35 days military training p. a. – minimum. • Deploy on Major Exercises and Operations. • Application to become a reservist will take place during company induction. • Medical fitness is important if you have any ongoing medical complaint, were medically discharged from any Military service or are in receipt of a war pension then it is unlikely that your application would be successful. Check here
HET Admin Service • FTX delivers Heavy Equipment (armour) across the UK. • Most work starts and ends either in Bulford or Catterick. • Time away from home (not tramping). Accommodation is provided.
Working for Third Parties • All FTX employees are salaried, paid monthly. • When you are not Training, Deployed or operating HET vehicles, you are assigned to Driving Agencies close to home • You will be registered with an FTX nominated agency and accept work assigned when you are available
Salary Package • Basic Salary £ 29, 393 • Reservist Training Bounty £ 666 - £ 2, 636 • 50% Premium on Major Exercises / Ops. Currently for Estonia 4 months > £ 6, 000 • Other additional payments: – Germany 25% of basic – Weekends – Excess Hours • Total package range £ 29 k - £ 41 k
Other Benefits • Holidays – 28 Days inc Bank Holidays increasing to 33 Days after five years • Lift Assurance – inc. Personal Accident cover, RPAX FTX will reimburse you up to 8 units (80 k) £ 30. 42 per month
Training Provided • Comprehensive Induction • Driver & Tank Transporter Operator Course – 4 weeks plus 2 Military weeks • Driver’s CPC • Mentoring depending on experience • Fire Emergency Crew inc. Blue Light
Important Questions • • DO YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION? WERE YOU MEDICALLY DISCHARGED? ARE YOU IN RECEIPT OF A WAR PENSION? DO YOU HAVE A CRIMINAL RECORD? • Answering YES to any of these questions may effect your application Details are available on the Mo. D Website https: //apply. army. mod. uk/how-to-join/can-i-join
Joining Process • Go to WWW. FTXLOG. COM to complete an online Application Form or request a hard copy version. • Suitable candidates will be invited to interview and undertake basic fitness test • Driving Assessment • Job Offer