Rigger / Deck



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Job title: Rigger / Deck
Ref No: 2016-3678
Location: Offshore
Project: BP Clair Ridge
Duration: 5 Months

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 50 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Purpose / Role

To deliver a high quality, consistent support service to the Deck Foreman/HLO's (in accordance with Project / Company) requirements, standards and procedures.
Under the direction of the Deck Foreman/HLO the Rigger/Deck will develop simple/routine lift plans aligned to the requirements of the asset plan.
To execute approved lift plans.
To manage the Rigging Loft.
To fulfil the role of Deck Crew under the direction of the Deck Foreman/HLO
To act as Helideck Assistant (HDA) under the direction of the HLO (a minimum of Helideck Assistant Initial training MUST be completed before performing these duties)
To ensure all that all work scope is completed in a safe manner ensuring no detrimental impact to personnel, fabric or environment

Key aims and objectives

To perform all required discipline tasks, safely, consistently and in accordance with project requirements, procedures and specifications.

Prime responsibilities and duties

Produces lift plan for approval by the onshore Lifting Technical Coordinator. Understanding of and development of lifting plans.
Responsible for the control of the Rigging Loft and associated lifting equipment.
Carry out rigging activities in accordance with approved plans.
Undertake offshore deck, marine and aircraft activities.
Carry out emergency response duties as required
Read, understand and implement all applicable company / project policies, working practices and procedures, ensuring at all times that the rigging / erection work scope is completed, in compliance with LOLER regulations and to a high standard of safety.
Complete all work scope in accordance with applicable workpack / jobcard instructions, associated procedures and drawings / sketches
Provide support to other trades/disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi-discipline team.
Raising applicable Permit to Work (PTW) in order to complete work scope in a controlled and safe manner.
Undertake appropriate Risk Assessments (RA) in order to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner.
Participate and contribute to Amec Foster Wheeler and Client Emergency Response procedure and process.



Appropriate documented evidence confirming the trade
OPTIO Rigging Assessment Stage 3/4 or
ECITB Level 3 Diploma in Moving Engineering Construction Loads (see note 1 below)
OPTIO Banksman/Slinger Stage 3/4
LOLER Planning & Risk Assessment
Mandatory offshore certificates
Rigging Loft Management course
Working at Height Harness/Equipment User
Capability to perform allocated emergency duties
AMEC mandatory training, induction, MIST, working at height harness user, risk awareness
Lifting Equipment Inspection
Note 1: OPITO Rigging Stage 3/4 Assessment to be taken within 6 months of engagement.


COSHH Awareness
LCP Assessment
Risk Assessment
Dangerous Goods by Air and Sea Awareness
Waste Management
VHF Short Range Radio
Helideck Assistant Initial and Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM) or HDA Further Training
Rigging and Moving Loads NVQ/SVQ



Demonstrable relevant experience in safe offshore operations.
Demonstrable relevant experience in rigging & lifting operations (CV).
Knowledge of inspection for malfunction, wear and tear, stress deformation, corrosion, misuse of, and alterations to the original design of lifting appliances and moving such items from possible use.
Be knowledgeable of the requirements of Equipment Certification and maintaining a Lifting Equipment Log in compliance with LOLER.


Prior experience in production of lift plans.
Prior deck crew experience.
Prior rigging/construction experience.
Demonstrable offshore experience in rigging & lifting operations.

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Amec Foster Wheeler

United Kingdom

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