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Lifting Operations Engineer


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:        Lifting Operations Engineer
Location:        Rosyth, Fife
Compensation:    £39,355-£45,950 + Benefits
Role Type:        Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:        SF54674


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 Engineer at our Rosyth site.


The role
As a Lifting Operations Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will play a key role in the day-to-day safe planning of lifting / heavy transport operations SPMT`s (Self-Propelled Modular Transporter) across the Rosyth site. This will include the daily liaison with various teams to ensure all lifts are planned and carried out in a safe manner. 


Day to day, you will play a pivotal role within a central team to support the sites lifting and heavy transport requirements. You will be responsible for the management, organisation, planning and control of lifting operations across Rosyth, ensuring compliance with LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) and PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations) regulations. 
Your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Provide planning, resourcing and observing lifting / transport operations on the Rosyth site. This will include the identifying of equipment, personnel, and methods for undertaking various lifting / transport operations. (Lifting operations vary from heavy lifts more than 200Te using the 1000Te capacity Goliath crane to fleeting 200kg pipe through a ships compartment.)    
  • Conduct risk assessments of lifting / transport operations, identifying hazards and mitigations to suitable control risks to an acceptable level.
  • Management and producing of calculations as necessary to complete lift plans / transport moves.
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering requirements to support lifts/moves including the ability to understand & discuss technical drawings with operational & engineering staff.
  • Production & co-ownership of processes relating to Lifting Services scope of work.


This role is full time 37 hours per week - Monday to Thursday and will be based on site at Rosyth. 

Essential experience of the Lifting Operations Engineer:

  • Experience within a lifting operations role.
  • Experience in developing lift plans / rigging drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Experience in the use of Liccon crane job planner or similar software.


Qualifications for the Lifting Operations Engineer:

  • NVQ level 5 Appointed Person or CPCS Blue card Appointed Person qualification.


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: 12/03/2024

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