Job Summary

The Rigger will ensures compliance to safe rigging practices at every step of the rigging process.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Key Role and Responsibilities
  1. Attach loads to rigging machinery in order to move them from one place to another.
  2. Ensure that pulleys and blocks are properly attached to beams, ceilings and pole booms.
  3. Make sure that the right amount sized bolts and clamps are used for each attachment.
  4. Handle the movement of heavy equipment with the help of controls and field engineers.
  5. Assemble and dismantle rigging equipment at the end of each shift.
  6. Perform fabrication and repairing of structures using defined rigging machinery.
  7. Manipulate rigging lines and hoists in order to control attached heavy equipment.
  8. Ensure that the selected cables, pulleys and winches are in accordance to the weight of the equipment that needs to be hoisted or moved.
  9. Communicate with construction staff using verbal communication or hand signals so as to ensure the safety and correct movement of heavy equipment or materials.
  10. Test and set-up rigging for safety and maneuverability before each movement.
  11. Ensure compliance to safe rigging practices at every step of the rigging process.
  12. Perform cleanliness and maintenance duties on rigging equipment and tools.
  13. Ensure that all rigging gear is stored in a proper manner and is ready for the next shift.
  14. Ensure that all the slings and ropes are well store them as required.
  15. Installing and maintaining radios.
  16. Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.
Key Requirements
  • Diploma or equivalent expertise.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with telecommunication tower erection, antenna and transmission line systems and installation on towers, roof-tops and other structures
  • Knowledge of the latest rigging safety requirements (including rigging gear inspection standards) and practices
  • Certification in any industry standards will be an added advantage
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Able to lift, carry, push and pull heavy loads.
  • Comfortable working at heights, climbing ladders and towers.
  • Technical ability with either a computer and or telecom background will be a plus.

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