Lifting Operations - Slinger

  • Job Reference: SF58398
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Employer: Manpower RPO - Babcock
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  • Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
  • Salary: £27,811
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits, Overtime
  • Sector: Construction, Manufacturing Operations, Trades & Services, Property & Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Lifting Operations - Slinger
Location: Helesnburgh, Argyll and Bute
Compensation: £27,811 + Benefits with overtime available
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF58398

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 - Slinger at our Clyde, Faslane site.

The role
As a Lifting Operations - Slinger you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will provide 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.

  • 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 (AC17)
  • Work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems of Work and control of work processes within HMNB Clyde policies

This position involves working at height. Candidates must be able to work safely and perform tasks at varying heights.

This role is full time + 36 weekly hours and will be based on site at Clyde, Faslane. This role includes optional overtime with late shifts, night shifts and weekend shifts available.

Essential experience of the Lifting Operations - Slinger:

  • Knowledge and experience in Slinging and movement route (fleeting) operations on and around vessels
  • Experience in Fleet Engineering department activities and equipment e.g. scaffolding, vessel & jetty SOPs would be desirable
  • Manual handling
  • Working at height
  • Risk assessments & safe systems of work

Qualifications for the Lifting Operations - Slinger:

  • Level 2 Slinging and Fleeting Qualification is desirable but not essential.

We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, 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 the majority of 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
  • Growth opportunities.
  • Potential to develop skills.

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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: 30/07/2024