Lifting Operations Multi Skilled Operative - Slinger


Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Lifting Operations Multi Skilled Operative - Slinger
Location: Helensburgh, UK)
Compensation: £25,353 - £30,325+ Benefits Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54654

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Lifting Operations Multi Skilled Operative - Slinger at our Faslane site.

The role
As a Lifting Operations Multi Skilled Operative - Slinger, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Providing multi-skilled, slinging and lifting operations tasking support to HMNB Clyde through the Lifting Operations department as and when directed by section line management.

Day to day, you'll provide lifting activity support to Fleet Engineering teams to enable the completion of all planned preventative maintenance to ensure their department meets the objectives of the Business. Further responsibilities will include:

  • Provide lift activity support to enable the identification and rectification of all system, manufacture, defects and alterations to ensure the continued availability and performance to HMNB Clyde site and estate operations.
  • Ensure that work is carried out in line with best industry practice and make suggestions on improving systems and processes to increase productivity in accordance with set objectives and timescales.
  • Work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems of Work and control of work processes within HMNB Clyde policies

This role is full time, 36 hours per week and will be based at Faslane, Helensburgh.

Essential experience of the Lifting Operations Multi Skilled Operative - Slinger:

  • Slinging and movement route fleeting operations on and around vessels
  • Fleet Engineering department activities and equipment e.g., scaffolding, vessel & jetty SOPs (Stand Operational Procedures).
  • Risk assessments & safe systems of work

Qualifications for the Lifting Operations Multi Skilled Operative - Slinger:

  • A recognised accredited qualification SVQ Level 2 or above in Controlling Lifting Operations: Slinger/Signaller.
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave.
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement.
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 04/12/2023

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