Slingers Ref 10858
Sitec a Belcan Company have a requirement for Slingers to join our Defence and Military Client for a role in Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth. These are contract roles with an estimated duration of 6 months, expected to be rolling. This role will operate Inside IR35
About the role
We are looking for Slingers to join the team that is at the forefront of
supporting the Royal Navy fleet. You'll play an integral role in ensuring the serviceability of warships
and systems through detailed maintenance and refit periods by working within multi-trade teams.
You'll move, support and reposition materials and equipment to facilitate structural alterations and
repairs on board ships and submarines. Working safely in a maritime environment, you'll inspect lifting
equipment to ensure its fit for use, work with fixed and mobile cranes to move equipment on
docksides and through shipping routes and access holes. You will also transfer equipment within
vessels using chain blocks and fleeting techniques.
Lifting within the dockyard is an essential service and developing the skills unique to the Naval Base
is very important. So as part of this role you'll be involved in the development of trainee's skills and
If you can bring technical skills and a safe working attitude, then we can provide you with some of the
most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
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
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.
This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan