Mobile Crane Operator

Job Description

Job Title: Mobile Crane Operator
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: Competitive+ Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent or Fixed Term Contract
Role ID: SF57367

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 Mobile Crane Operator at our Plymouth site.

The role
As a Mobile Crane Operator, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will work in Western Europe's largest Dockyard, being involved in some of Babcock's most exciting projects.

Day-to-day, you'll set and check the functioning of the rated capacity limiter and rated capacity indicator.

  • Work to manufacturer's instructions.
  • Adhere to road traffic regulations.
  • Ensure PPE is worn at all appropriate times.
  • Conversant with the correct use of outriggers.

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

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and is based on site in Plymouth.

Essential experience of the Mobile Crane Operator

  • Previous experience operating mobile cranes.
  • Knowledge of the effects of wind and other climatic conditions on the crane and load.
  • Display safe working practices.

Qualifications for the Mobile Crane Operator

  • Full Drivers Licence.
  • HGV Class C Licence.
  • In date Blue CPCS card with Mobile Crane Operator authorisation.

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.