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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