Ancillary (Mobile Crane Drivers) - Bae Systems - Barrow-in-Furness - Wizbii

Ancillary (Mobile Crane Drivers)

  • By Bae Systems
  • Barrow-in-Furness (United Kingdom)

Job description

Ancillary – Mobile Crane Driver

Would you like to play a key role within our Build Services team? We currently have a vacancy for an Ancillary – Crane Driver at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As an Ancillary – Crane Driver, you will be working with the team that carries out all lifting & crane activities, these will be undertaken using both Overhead Shop Cranes and Mobile Cranes. In addition there will be some mentoring responsibilities to help support apprentices.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to become a member of an experienced team that will deliver top quality support to the build of the Astute and Dreadnought programmes. The daily challenges will include planned or unplanned work and rising to meet these work requirements on time and to the highest quality.

Your main responsibilities as an Ancillary – Crane Driver:

Working as part of the build services team

Work as an ancillary worker undertaking Crane Driving activities, within a team including other ancillary workers

Undertake other ancillary activities as and when required

Assisting in meeting business targets and goals

Work safely at all times, complying with Health and Safety and other relevant regulations and guidelines

Interpret information to confirm customer requirements

Select and prepare consumables, materials, components and equipment

Deliver services and support activities to Company standards

Check the completed activity to ensure that all operations have been completed to meet the required specification

Your skills and qualifications:


Overhead crane qualified

Must have previous mobile crane experience

LGV2 Qualified

Have an understanding of the importance of adherence to all relevant standards, health & safety procedures (Loler)

Articulate and good at interacting with their peers, team leader’s, manger etc

Willingness to develop themselves within their team


Forklift driving Experience

Experience in complex lifts using a lifting plan

Background in Heavy Industry / Manufacturing

Slinging experience

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong communication skills and be able to build good working relationships with both management and the team. A positive attitude and the ability to problem solve is key to this role.

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Salary: £25,706

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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