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Lifting Operations - Supervisor


Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:        Lifting Operations - Supervisor
Location:        Faslane, Clyde
Compensation:    £35,223 + Benefits and overtime available
Role Type:        Full time / Permanent
Role ID:        SF58399


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 - Supervisor at our Faslane site.


The role
As a Lifting Operations – Supervisor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll support lifting operations activities throughout HNMB Clyde with supervision of all lifting operations, ensuring that they are carried out in accordance with Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulation (LOLER) 1998 and BS:7121 (all volumes).


Day-to-day, you’ll provide supervision for safe lifting. Follow Lifting Plans as directed by the Appointed Person’s Safe System of Work. 


  • Be conversant with and fully comply with content of briefing from Appointed Person including scope, limit, lifting method statements and risk assessments.
  • Maintaining the flow of work and setting the pace. 
  • Support Appointed Person in achieving lifting related KPI’s across all operational areas by communicating feedback of lifting operations. 
  • Support the mentoring of selected lifting work party members as directed by the Appointed Person and the Lifting Operations Manager.
  • Keeping the Line Manager and/or AP appraised of work progress and any problems. 


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


Essential experience of the Lifting Operations – Supervisor 

  • Experience in supervising lifting operations 
  • Slinging, Rigging or Fleeting working experience 
  • Operating procedures and constraints for nuclear facilities.
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessments
  • Experience in a Health, Safety & Environment
  • High degree of numeracy and literacy, Spatial awareness and able to interpret technical drawings (eg. CAD)


Qualifications for the Lifting Operations – Supervisor

  • SVQ Level 3 Controlling Lifting Operations or equivalent 


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Check (SC) 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. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


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.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.


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



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