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Plant Operator

Location: 

Medway, GB, ME4 4UG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:            Plant Operator
Location:            Medway, Kent
Compensation:  £28,523 + Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:             SF54536

 

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 Plant Operator at our Chatham site.

 

The role

As a Plant Operator, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Working in partnership with Mid Kent College Training Services and Pearson TQ, Babcock helps deliver training to over 6,500 Royal Engineers per annum at the Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME).

 

Primarily you’ll operate Plant Equipment to maintain the plant training areas within the RSME, in direct support to PearsonTQ in their delivery of the plant training.  You will also drive/operate Military and Commercial pattern vehicles and plant equipment e.g. wheeled, tracked, roller and towed vehicles and haulage equipment in support of contracted tasks.


Day to day, you’ll:

 

  • Handover/takeover Military and Commercial pattern vehicles and plant equipment between Amey Briggs and sub-contractor/customer including the loading and unloading of plant and equipment on/off plant haulage/transporter vehicles. 
  • Be responsible for providing a transport service, which includes driving a variety of military and civilian vehicles, on and off road.
  • Maintain Plant Training areas.
  • Responsible for carrying out a high standard of Level 1 (User) maintenance (Before, During & After Use Checks) on a wide range of Military and Commercial pattern plant, haulage vehicles and trailers.
  • Assist with the handover/takeover of plant between commercial provider and sub-contractor and carrying out Level 1 (User) inspections at handover.
  •  Transport eligible personnel and/or equipment to and from the appropriate training exercise or other entitled military duty and ensure their safe carriage

 

Essential experience of the Plant Operator:

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Customer focused with the ability to build positive working relationships
  • Flexible approach to working hours; overtime may be a necessity, but not guaranteed.
  • Ability to work both as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Basic computer literacy.

 

This role full-time, Monday to Friday, based onsite at Chatham.

 

Qualifications for the Plant Operator:

  • If you have a loading shovel, excavator, JCB or similar plant ticket, we would like to receive your application 
  • Hold a valid CPCS or equivalent professional plant accreditation.
  • Full C License - G+H (Desirable) 


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

 

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory 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


Babcock International 
For over 130 years 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.

 


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