Rigger / Erector - Heysham

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Morecambe, Lancashire
Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Rigger / Erector to join our site team at EDF Heysham in Lancashire.

As Rigger / Erector, you will be responsible for carrying out the rigging and erecting on equipment according to the job specifications onsite.

Quality improvements are key to our daily business where workmanship, professionalism and ownership at all levels of our company are the fundamental pillars of our corporate culture. We work to improve and develop our portfolio of services to the best of our ability, in close cooperation with our customers.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Ascertain job requirements from drawings or other specifications including lifting studies/plans. 
  • Inspect items to be moved, determine weight and decide on type of equipment to be used. 
  • Erect jib, derrick or similar hoisting equipment using winches as necessary and to install lifting tackle such as ropes and pulleys etc. 
  • Attach slings, chains or other grappling equipment to the item to be moved and to connect to hoisting equipment. 
  • Direct equipment operator to move object to required position. 
  • Splice wire and fibre ropes. 
  • Operate hydraulic jacking equipment and move objects on rollers. 
  • Trained and operate a Forklift Truck as per site/client requirements 
  • Adhere to all safety requirements including safety checks of tools and equipment. 
  • Use all relevant workshops/site equipment associated with job requirements including all relevant training/certification requirements. 
Qualifications Needed
  • CTC vetting preferred
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