Rigging, fleeting & crane driving

Would you like to play a key role on the Astute and Dreadnaught Submarine programmes working on Rigging and Fleeting? We currently have a vacancy for a Rigger/ Crane Driver at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Rigger/ Crane Driver, you will be working as part of an Integrated Work Team (IWT) where you will be engaging with customers based in the workshops to deliver projects, no two days will be the same as you will be working across different environments/platforms.

This role will provide you with the chance to be involved in a role that is dynamic and ever changing, working both inside and outside of the boat with opportunities to progress in this area of the business.

Your main responsibilities as a Rigging, fleeting & crane driving will involve:

fleeting & crane driving
Knowledge of all safety requirements

Your skills and qualifications as a Rigging, fleeting & crane driving:

Experience in an industrial and or manufacturing environment

Experienced at providing great customer service

Experienced at working safely and to safe systems of work

Qualified crane driver

Qualified rigger

Qualified Fork Lift Truck driver desirable
What we're looking for in you:

You will have a flexible approach to work and be willing to perform a wide variety of tasks on a daily basis prioritising your workload accordingly and you will hold great communication skills.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness
Salary: Competitive

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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

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.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.