Description : Qualification :
Riggers shall be able to read and write Englishfluently, they shall be experienced, fully trained and wholly competent in therigging duties associated with offshore crane operations & shall :
A minimum 21 years of age.
Educated to a minimum qualification of highersecondary school certificate or equivalent qualification.
Have a minimum of 5 years offshore experience.
Shall be trained and be assessed every 2 yearsthrough Company qualified assessor approved by COMPANY.
Competent by approved Company TPA skillsassessor against the criteria for Level 3 rigging competency.
Competent by approved Company TPA skillsassessor against the criteria for Banksman / Signaler competency.
Competent by approved Company TPA skillsassessor against the criteria for Overhead Crane Operator competency.
The Rigger shall also have adequateunderstanding of the capabilities and limitations of each crane with regard tooffshore operations.
The CONTRACTOR shall ensure certificates oftraining / competency for the Riggers are maintained, up to date and submitted toCOMPANY for approval.
Riggers who have not worked on the COMPANY’splatforms shall undertake sufficient time to familiarize themselves with thespecific operating procedures under the supervision of the CONTRACTOR prior tocommencing lifting operations.
Riggers shall co-operate fully with COMPANYpersonnel and all other personnel under contract to COMPANY in carrying out anyother duties deemed to be within the Riggers competence e.
g. Maintenance of anyother type of lifting equipment as required..
Roles& Responsibilities :
Be responsible for all vessel lifts and those onthe platform as directed by the Crane Supervisor, Deck Foreman or COMPANYpersonnel.
Carry out Banking / Signalman duties as and whenrequired.
The Rigger is responsible for attaching anddetaching the load to and from the crane.
The Rigger is also responsible for the selectionof the correct lifting arrangement in accordance with planned liftingoperations and to check them prior to the use.
Check that the lifting equipment being used isin good condition, certified for use, correctly colour coded, and of sufficientcapacity to carry out the lift.
The directing and movement of the crane / load isinitiated by the Rigger / slinger using the designated signaling method.
Ensure at all times that the load is undercomplete control by the use of tag lines, or whatever assistance that is deemednecessary.
Able to establish weights and the effect of thecenter of gravity, and to balance loads and judge distances, heights andclearances.
Ensure that no load is to be lifted where theweight is not stated or unknown.
Participate in the planning and risk assessmentof all routine and up to non-routine complicated crane-lifting operationsassociated with the day-
to-day running of the COMPANY platforms.
Have sufficient general engineering knowledge ofloose lifting equipment to carry out daily inspection routines.
Be multi-skilled in other platform dutiesincluding operating of firefighting equipment and undertaking fire standby anddeck duties, when required.
Complete reports, lifting operation riskassessments, logs and other documentation, as required.
Assist in maintaining all lifting appliancesinclusive of cranes in clean and tidy condition.
Maintain loose lifting equipment in a safe andoperable condition.
Carry out pre use inspection of loose liftingequipment.
Carry out minor repairs to loose liftingequipment i.e. repair of safety catches.
In line with COMPANY’s Bi-annual liftingequipment.
Assist Crane Operator Maintainer &Maintainers in carrying out routine maintenance duties.