Job Title: Rigger Mechanic / Technician
Location: Ludlow, Shropshire
Starting Salary: £31,000
About the Role
Here at Babcock International we're looking for a Rigger Mechanic / Technician to assist our growing rigging team based at Woofferton, Shropshire.
As a Rigger Mechanic / Technician you'll join a small but highly effective team where the highest of standards will be expected from you from both a technical and behavioural perspective. You'll draw upon your significant knowledge and experience of the Working at Height industry to engage in all working at height activity, ground maintenance and electrical testing across the site.
If you have a head for heights, a positive can do attitude and can make a difference in helping us grow the rigging team then this could be the position for you. There will also be an opportunity to work overseas and at other UK sites, as and when required.
What do I need to bring to the role?
You'll bring big ideas, the ability to think outside the box and the ability solve complex problems with simple and elegant solutions. You'll be a proactive team player; self-motivated, willing to take on new challenges and adapt to changing business needs. You'll take responsibility for your part in making a difference; championing high performance, challenging the status quo and speaking up when we need to do better.
You'll have technical qualifications in Electrical, Antenna Systems and the maintenance of structures. You'll also have the ability to interpret technical drawings and be experienced in the use of power tools, including industrial winches
We would also like you to have the completed the following courses:
IOSH Working Safety
RF AwarenessWhat else do I need to know?
Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, career opportunities, flexible working and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Holiday entitlement 25 days, plus bank holidays.
The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
About Babcock International
Defence Systems Technology (DST) forms a critical, and growing part of Babcock's Marine organisation. Our dynamic and motivated leadership team is committed to an exciting transformation agenda that will help DST to innovate, modernise and create a more people-focussed business that can support our customers' mission. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, DST employs approximately 1,500 people across the UK and overseas with the largest sites based in Bristol, Plymouth, Portsmouth and Ashchurch.
A number of employee networks support and foster diversity and inclusion within Babcock, connecting people across the business and empowering them to achieve their potential. Our Diversity and Inclusion strategy amplifies their influence.
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Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.
Closing date: 9th Nov 2020