Lifting Operations Trainer/Assessor

Permanent Balfour Beatty in Operations Email Job
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About the role

Our projects are more than just your opportunity to make your mark. Theyre an opportunity to stretch, test and develop your expertise. Join our Asset & Technology team as a Lifting Operations & Training Assessor, delivering complex work that really matters to our business, and the world around you.

In a rapidly growing business, you will conduct all elements of Plant & Lifting Operations at a range of sites and venues across the UK, including our Plant and Lifting Schools of excellence.

What you’ll be doing

As a Lifting Operations & Training Assessor you will:

  • Deliver training, testing & assessments to the highest standard internally/externally and across all schemes and awarding bodies to meet all standards/criteria/procedures and practices
  • Assess candidates using a range of methods for NVQs
  • Develop appropriate training plans in compliance with company, stakeholder and legislative requirements
  • Develop and deliver appropriate plant/lifting and safety training programmes in accordance with the requirements of the training plan.
  • Create Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • To assist and ensure compliance with any internal or external audits
  • To assist in the delivery of specific HSES training where required.

Who we’re looking for

You will need the following:

  • NPORS Instructor/Examiner Lifting categories (Slinger Signaller, Crane/Lift Supervisor, Overhead Cranes etc.)
  • SSSTS, SMTS or Managing Safely IOSH
  • Workplace Trainer skills City and Guilds or equivalent (L Units)
  • Experience of working in a construction site environment
  • A strong operational background in Lifting Operations
  • Experience in developing and creating training packages
  • Experience creating Method Statements and Risk Assessments.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UKs most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasnt rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package thats right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

– Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
– 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
– Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
– Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more

About us

Asset & Technology Solutions provides innovative, safe and sustainable solutions to the Balfour Beatty projects across the UK. Our wide range of equipment and services includes HGVs, tower and crawler cranes, piling equipment, CCTV and security services, survey services and drones, suction excavators, sweepers, modular accommodation and much more.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’ and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit:

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at:

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