Rope Access Welder - Plater (Offshore) (Contract)



Rope Access Welder - Plater (Offshore) (Contract)




County Durham 




£18.67 - £31.77 per hour

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Scope of Work:

  • To deliver a high quality, consistent and competent Rope Access 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
  • To manage all required rope access discipline tasks, safely, consistently and in accordance with project requirements, procedures and specifications
  • Focal point for Rope Access requirements
  • Interface between project office & platform for Rope Access activities
  • To complete all Plating/Fabrication work in accordance with company procedures and applicable standards

Scope of responsibilities and duties:

  • Read, understand and implement all applicable company / project policies, working practices and procedures, ensuring at all times that the Rope Access work scope is completed, in compliance with IRATA regulations and to the highest 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.
  • Undertake appropriate Risk Assessments (RA) in order to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner.
  • Inspection of equipment ensuring certification meets safety expectations of task
  • Attend progress meetings as and when required.
  • Provide timely feedback to supervisor of ongoing status or completion of the task.
  • Participate and contribute to AMEC's Emergency Response procedure and process.
  • Participate and contribute in AMEC's nationalisation/personnel development programmes
  • Attend and participate positively in toolbox talks.
  • Attend and participate positively in training sessions and safety sessions.
  • Attend and participate positively in Communication



  • Demonstrable relevant experience in Rope Access operations in line with IRATA Level 3 requirements
  • Demonstrable experience in RA/Fabrication discipline
  • Thorough understanding of Rope Access equipment, types & manufactures
  • Rope Access Level 3 / Supervisor experience
  • Working experience with varied work sites
  • Ability to read, develop and understand concise work packs, Risk Assessments, and instruction associated with Rope Access activities


  • Demonstrable relevant experience in Rope Access/Fabrication discipline disciplines

Qualifications and Training -


  • IRATA Level 3 Rope Access qualification
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • MIST
  • Medical OGUK
  • CA -EBS Certificate
  • Appropriate documented evidence confirming the trade (CV / IRATA Log Book) suitable for task
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Employer & Public Liability Insurances (if Ltd Co.)
  • Recognised Plating/fabrication Apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme
  • Nationally recognised Qualification in Plating/Fabrication
  • NVQ Levels 2 and 3 in fabrication and welding or NVQ Level 3 in fabricating of steel structures (plating)


  • AMEC Foster Wheeler mandatory training, induction, risk awareness, etc.
  • OPITO Stage 3 or 4 Rigging

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

Employing around 40,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across 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 offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

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.

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