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Slinger (also known as Signaller) / Banksman


£7 – £9 per hour (Dependent on location and experience)

40+ Hours Per Week Temporary (may even include weekend work)


An experienced Slinger Banksman is usually required to help direct the operation of a crane or larger vehicle from the point near where loads are attached and detached.  The rate is usually dependant on location and experience.


Responsibilities can vary between different projects.  It may include but is not limited to:

* Attaching and Detaching the load

* Responsible for the safety of all workers in the Crane area

* Lift and shift of heavy objects

* Assisting the site team as and when required

* Ensuring the site area is clean and tidy

About the Candidate

*  Solid understanding of construction and health and safety regulations

*  Excellent awareness of surroundings

*  Must be of reasonable physical fitness

*  Establish and maintain excellent working relationships and communicate well with your colleagues

*  Must be aware of overhead obstacles

* In some cases you will be required to provide your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

* Overall knowledge of the systems and process of construction

* You will be dedicated and hard working for the good of the team

* Must be able to provide a minimum of two references to support your work ethic



* In all cases a Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) card is absolutely essential.

* Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)


* It would be desirable but not essential to have a GCSE in Maths, English or be able to demonstrate that you are competent in Maths or English.

* Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) would be advantageous.


* Opportunity to expand your skillset

* Opportunity to work on a prestigious projects

* Excellent rates available DOE

* Company expenses paid

* Opportunity to progress on other projects

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