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  • Location: Devonport
  • Salary: £15 - £21.50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Daniel Wolstenholme
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035506

An opportunity has arisen for a Slinger to support defence projects at Devonport Dockyard for our client, an industry leading contractor. 

What do I need to do the role?
You’ll be competent in the general use of lifting equipment and tools related to the role, such as the use of fixed gantry (overhead traveller) cranes, spreader bars, plate clamps and chain blocks. You’ll also hold current qualifications in one of the following:

  • ECITB Level 3 NVQ in Moving Constructive/Engineering loads

  • OPITO Level 3 Slinger/Signaller

  • NPORS N402 - Slinger/Signaller

  • CPCS A40 Blue Card

Other relevant qualifications will be considered. You will also need to have experience in the following areas:

  • Ability to read and interpret lifting instructions.

  • Proven track record of completing work to time, cost and quality parameters.

  • Ideally will have worked in the marine industry with experience of Royal Navy ships and submarines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels or large commercial ships although other relevant experience will be considered.

What else to I need to know?
Your safety and wellbeing is of paramount importance to us and health and safety is an integral part of our business. We operate in a high risk environment; therefore we are looking for people who share our understanding and respect for health and safety for ourselves and each other to ensure that everyone goes home safe every day.