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FTX Logistics Ltd operates the Heavy Equipment Transporter  (HET) service for the MoD. This is a commercially contracted capability provided by our civilian HGV drivers and mechanics, who are also Army Sponsored Reserves. 

We are actively recruiting Operators (Drivers), who can live anywhere in mainland UK, and Maintainers (Mechanics) to join our teams in Bulford, near Salisbury, and Catterick, North Yorkshire.

Ready for a challenge like nothing else? Apply online today! Or read more about the careers and opportunities available at FTX.

Working for FTX Logistics

FTX Logistics Ltd is contracted to operate and maintain a fleet of 92 x Heavy Equipment Transporters (HET) in partnership with the British Army. FTX is tasked in peacetime by the Army in both the UK and Germany, to deliver heavy military equipment up to the 72 tonne Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank.

With HET based in Bulford and Catterick, Operators are assigned to tasks to move armour between designated military locations.

Job Opportunities

FTX Logistics delivers contracted Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) capability on behalf of the MoD.  It owns 92 military specification Oshkosh tank transporters.  Working closely with their affiliated regular Army unit, 19 Tank Transporter Squadron RLC, they provide both commercial HET support in the UK and Germany delivering heavy armour and military support to exercises and operations.

FTX provides this capability through the employment of Sponsored Reserves (SR).  All Operators (Drivers) and Maintainers (Mechanics) are required to be trained Reservists who are employed by FTX Logistics.  Operators are able to live anywhere in England, Scotland or Wales.  They carry out HET tasking from military locations throughout the UK and when not tasked with HET work, spare capacity is utilised by third party agencies driving C+E HGVs near to their home.  Maintainers work from either Bulford in Wiltshire or Catterick in North Yorkshire.

Required qualifications:

  • Operators – C+E HGV qualified with less than 6 Driving Licence points. Medically fit.

  • Maintainers – HGV Mechanic BTEC / City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3. HGV C+E licence is desirable.  Medically fit.

Army Reservist

FTX provides commercially qualified Operators and Maintainers to support routine movement of armour in the UK. 

All Operators and Maintainers are required to become Army Sponsored Reserves, and will be affiliated to the Army’s Tank Transporter Squadron based in Bulford. This requires them to pass military Reserve entry level standards for medical and fitness. Military personnel already serving can transfer directly.

A service like no other

Who are FTX?

FTX Logistics Ltd (FTX) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kellogg Brown & Root Ltd, part of the KBR group of companies. The company holds a contract to deliver the British Army’s Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) Service on behalf of Fasttrax Ltd.

FTX employs 85 Sponsored Reservists (SR) to operate and maintain the service.

About Us

FTX Logistics is a commercial haulage company operating STGO Cat 3 Tank Transporters located in Bulford, Catterick and Monchengladbach, Germany.

The Business

FTX Logistics is a small thriving company, operating a 20 year MoD transport contract.

Safety First

FTX has received 12 ROSPA Gold Awards and has been recognised by the International Safety Council. In 2016 the Princess Royal presented the Carmen’s Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) Safety Award to FTX.

What's Offered

A challenging career with a difference. Not only skilled drivers and mechanics but also highly trained Army Reserve soldiers providing Tank Transporter capability on exercise and deployments.

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FTX Logistics Limited
Wing House, Marlborough Road, Bulford Barracks,
Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 9LZ, United Kingdom