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Trainee Slinger

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Babcock International are seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join the team at Devonport Royal Dockyard via or Apprenticeship programme as a Trainee Slinger. We are looking for individuals to support the lifting services team, as well as various projects throughout the site. This is a hands on Job which will involve working within the complex and varied environment here at Devonport.

The Trainee Slinger Apprenticeship is a full time positions and will see the development of personnel from a position of no lifting experience through to completion of a Level 3 construction erection rigger within the marine environment.

About the role

This positon will involve working in most weathers. A Slinger Signaller acts as the eyes and ears of the person operating the crane who won’t be able to see everything happening around them. An obstructed view for a Crane Operator increases loading and lifting risks, and general site safety can be compromised.

The position can also involve working in confined spaces, and areas which may contain substances governed by COSHH Regulations. (reasonable adjustments can be made where required)

You will be required to work at height and Manual Handling will be paramount for all learners. (this is fully controlled)

In addition high performing individuals will be offered the opportunity to enhance this qualification by working towards a level 4 qualification. This will include supervisory/management roles.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for our Trainee Slinger (Apprentices) to have GCSE’s with grades between A – C.

Additional job details


Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 19 May 2022

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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