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Country/Region:  GB
City:  Rosyth

Job Title: Slinger
Location: Rosyth, Fife, GB, KY11 2YD 
Role Type: Permanent, Full Time
Compensation: £27000 - £28800 per annum + Benefits
Job ID: 43891


This is your opportunity to join Babcock as a Slinger. 

The role involves working with a range of lifting and transport equipment including mobile cranes, Goliath crane, overhead travelling cranes, forklift trucks, SPMT`s and mechanical handling equipment.


Here at Babcock International Group in Rosyth we aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our Engineering, Specialised Manufacturing, Gas Handling Systems and Naval Marine business streams



Who we are looking for?
We are looking for a Slinger that works well within in a team, has excellent communication skills both written and verbally. Good time management skills and is able to effectively organise and prioritise your own activities. Hard working and focussed with a “can-do” attitude.
The successful candidate will be expected to work the hours required to complete the job, often out-with standard hours. 7:30 – 5:15 (Monday to Thursday). You will be paid overtime if required to stay out with standard hours.

What will you be doing?
Your key responsibilities will include:
•    Lifting & turning of plates, units & equipment.
•    Daily routine maintenance checks including pre / post use checks of lifting equipment.
•    General slinging & transportation tasks.
•    Forklift / sideloader / telehandler / SPMT driving.
•    Operation of MEWPS.
•    Assist with planning and organising operational activities, liaising with relevant centres and sub-contractors where necessary.

The experience you’ll bring 
•    Experience in slinging / rigging with the use of a range of equipment. (Plate / bulbar / beam clamps, magnets etc.)
•    Recognised slinger signaller qualification - Min NVQ2 or equivalent
•    Standard driving Licence
•    Fork lift / side loader driving certificates
•    OHT Crane Certificates (Desirable but not essential)
•    MEWPS (mobile elevated working platforms) operational Training, IPAF (Desirable but not essential)
•    You must hold or have the ability to obtain SC Clearance


What a role with Babcock offers? 

•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Pension Plan
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.


About Babcock 

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing Date: 27th May 2022

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