Riggers - Culham

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Culham, Oxfordshire
Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for Riggers to join our site team at UKAEA Culham in Oxfordshire.

As a Rigger 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
Equality Diversity Inclusion

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. We are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

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Culham Science Centre
OX14 3DB