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Job title: Rigger
Ref No: 2016-4246
Location: Aberdeen - Offshore
Project: BP Quad 204
Duration: 3 Trips (3 - 3 Rotation)

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 and competent rigging / erection construction service in accordance with Project /
Company requirements, standards and procedures.
To support overall delivery of company goals and schedule.
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

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 work pack / job card instructions, associated procedures and drawings / sketches
Understanding of and development of lifting plans.
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.

Allied occasional duties
Participate and contribute to AMEC's Emergency Response procedure and process.
Participate and contribute in AMEC's nationalisation/personnel development programmes
Key internal interfaces

Discipline Foremen and charge hands
Construction Superintendent
SHEQ Advisor


Appropriate documented evidence confirming the trade
BOSIET/Approved Offshore Medical
Approved Rigging & Lifting course
AMEC mandatory training, induction, risk awareness, etc


COSHH Awareness
Loler Awareness
LOLER planning & risk assessment (LOLER Appointed Person)
Approved Slinging - Banksman course


Demonstrable relevant experience in rigging & lifting operations.


Demonstrable offshore experience in rigging & lifting operations.
Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills
Ability to communicate effectively with team members
Demonstrate commitment to safety
Flexible - able to comply with company and client requirements

Ability to work with other disciplines

Confident - ability to work on own initiative
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
Has a desire to learn and develop within the role

Competencies - generic

Possesses a good standard in spoken and written English
Possesses a good understanding of safe working practises and can demonstrate commitment to safe working at all times

Competencies - technical

Can demonstrate the ability to read/understand procedures/ specifications/drawings/etc in particular those pertaining to rigging & lifting operations.
Can demonstrate a high standard in completion of tasks associated with the role of Rigger as defined in associated job specification.

Company Info
Amec Foster Wheeler

United Kingdom

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