Appointed Person (Lifting Engineer)

Job Category:  Construction
Contract Partner Company:  MEH Alliance
Employing Company:  Cavendish Nuclear

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Appointed Person (Lifting Engineer)
Job Title: Appointed Person / Lifting Engineer 
Location:Hinkley, Somerset – UK 
Compensation: Competitive Salary + accommodation / allowance provided + benefits
Role Type:Full time / Permanent


Build the future
At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Appointed Person (Lifting Engineer) at our Hinkley, Somerset site
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility

Cavendish Nuclear
The Appointed Person (Lifting Engineer) role is within our Cavendish Nuclear business
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

The role
 The difference our new Appointed Person (Lifting Engineer) will make:

As an Appointed Person (Lifting Engineer) you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Day to day, you’ll be planning the team to ensure lifting activities (and associated prep work) are prioritised. Accountable for Creation of the Processes and Procedures to effectively control MEHA lifting activities, along with Developing of lift plans in accordance with NNB Management of Lifting Operations Standard whilst ensuring lifting activities under the MEH scope comply with legislation, standards, COP.s and NNB lifting standard.
At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 

Essential experience
•    Lift planning using Mobile/Crawler/Tower cranes
•    Lift planning of rigging operations
•    AutoCAD proficient (evidence required)
•    Experienced in delivering and operating as a Team Lead / manager, including experience working within Joint Ventures

Essential Qualifications
•    CPCS A61 Appointed Person (Blue Card)
•    NVQ Level 3 Steel Erecting/Moving Loads
•    Can achieve Security Clearance (BPSS or Higher)
•    IOSH managing safely 

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
• 9 day fortnight working pattern  
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 7.5% of salary, with life assurance
•    Loyalty Recognition 
•    Profession membership subscriptions – Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.    
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant
 We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance
All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.