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Hull, ERY, GB, HU7 0AQ

Job ID:  61004


Location: [[Kingston upon Hull]] 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

Job Brief:

Riggers help operate machines that move heavy objects including Pipework, Pipe spools, Steel plates, and fabricated pipe bundles.

Main Responsibilities:

•    As a Rigger, you will have, many responsibilities including deciding which pulleys, booms, braces and cables are strong enough for each job. You will work as part of a team 
•    Responsible for moving heavy loads such as pipes using a variety of forklift trucks.
•    Rigging, or Moving Loads, is one of the most highly responsible jobs in the engineering and construction industry. The ideal candidate should be keen, capable and willing 
•    To accept and work hard in fulfilling this responsibility. You must be able to work well as a member of a team, having the safety of self, others, the load and the lifting 
•    Planning and executing a lift requires a thorough and logical approach, excellent communication skills and the persistence to see the job all the way through to a successful conclusion.
•    You will be expected to know where to attach the hooks, chains and cables that are used to lift a load safely and in some cases you will be responsible for building up of pipe spools for welding 
•    While the object is being lifted, Rigger must be able to use hand signals, radios, walkie-talkies and other means to direct crane operators and help guide the objects being moved into place, so good communication - by a variety of means - is vital in the Rigger's role.
•    Select gear, such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weight and size, facilities and work schedule.
•    Fabricate and repair rigging, such as slings, tackle, and ladders, using hand and power tools.
•    Attach load to rigging, to provide support or prepare for moving, using hand and power tools.
•    Signal or gives verbal directions to workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and materials.
•    Test rigging, to ensure safety and reliability.
•    Dismantle, maintain and store rigging equipment.



•    ECITB's Moving Loads S/NVQ level 3 is the ideal qualification for Riggers in the engineering construction industry. You will also benefit from having a 
•    CCNSG Safety Passport and ACE (Assuring Competence in Engineering Construction) Card.
•    Much of the work will require specific on-the-job training that will be offered by employers, but in any case qualifications for forklift trucks



•    Experience of work within the Process, Pipe fabrication, Plant or Power Generation 
•    Industries.


If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Mechanical | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | Blue-collar workers (Hourly) | Skilled | Engineering - Mechanical/Piping Systems  

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