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Job Title: Rigger (Short-Term)



Town / City: Chaguanas / Point Fortin

Job Type: Temporary / Contract

Job description:

Rigger (Short-Term)

The Rigger is responsible for setting up and conducting all lifting activities as well as assembling of flanged/ threaded joints.

Job Summary:

The Rigger is responsible for setting up and conducting all lifting activities as well as assembling of flanged/ threaded joints.

Key Duties:

  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame cutting equipment, e.g. Oxy-Acetylene and ensure Responsible Care is the primary focus of all contract personnel.
  • Install supports, valves, piping and control systems.
  • Install clamps, brackets and hangers to support piping system and sprinkler and fire protection equipment, using hand and power tools.
  • Move parts into position, manually or by using hoists or cranes.
  • Confirm the weights, dimensions and heights of all loads to be lifted.
  • Assess the lift and the surrounding location and perform hazard identification/JHA’s, lanyard/tag line usage, manoeuvres, working space for crane booms, turning space for counterweights, and participate in risk assessments .
  • Work with equipment operators to ensure that loads are secure.
  • Ensure cranes and all rigging and lifting equipment is certified for use.
  • Calculate load chart with measurements, safety factor, crane model, rigging and distance and use dimensions to get volume and mass.
  • Perform all other related job functions as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Rigging certification from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Must possess good verbal and oral communication skills.
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills, team player.
  • Knowledge of P&ID’s.
  • Knowledge of Plant Piping specifications.
  • Must be able to calculate load charts with measurements, safety factor, crane model, rigging, distance, volume and mass.

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