Rigger/Machinery Mover - Leeds

West Yorkshire
Engineering & Manufacturing
Display Salary:
£9.00- £12.00 p.hr DOE + Benefits + Overtime
Date Posted:
11 Oct 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

Rigger / Machinery Movement Operative.

Type: Permanent.

Job Overview: Opportunity to join a long established family owned business, providing industrial services to a wide client base all over the UK and delivering a first class service. They operate in an extensive range of industries, all with differing requirements. They are often challenged to deliver the seemingly impossible, in a sometimes hazardous, difficult location, both safely and professionally, working indoors and outdoors.

Location: Based in Leeds with nationwide operation/coverage.

Report to: General Manager/Team Leader.

Job Salary: Hourly rate negotiable but expected earnings should be in excess of 30k per annum  dependent upon qualifications and experience with premium rates payable for overtime and away work.


Key Responsibilities:

• Undertake site work as part of a team to execute safely and in accordance with company procedures the removal, installation or relocation of a wide range of machine, plant and equipment.

• Work professionally, efficiently and effectively at all times.

• Communicate effectively with other team members during site works.

• Identify the correct equipment required for each task and utilize that equipment correctly.

• Maintain the companies high standards for their tools and plant; carry out repairs or modifications as required.

• Heavy machine and equipment moving.

• Slinging, Banksman and lift supervision.

 • Develop personal skills.

• Ensure excellent House Keeping standards are maintained whilst on site, in the van or on the workshop.  


Key Individual Attributes:

• Be organized, adaptable and flexible in your approach to work.

• Work safely paying attention to detail.

• Be prepared to carry out any role that your Manager may request from you.

• Strong experience in a wide range of lifting and mechanical handling operations.

 • Experience in the operation of counterbalance FLT’s, MEWP both platform and scissor, and mobile telescopic cranes.

• Good communication skills at all levels.

• Self-assured but aware of one’s own limitations.

• Great at solving problems.

• Good manual dexterity.

• Excellent time keeping and attendance.    

Other requirements:

• Previous experience of lifting and handling plant and equipment in a similar work area.

• One or more of the following preferred - CPCS or equivalent card holder in FLT, MEWP, slinger signaler, lift supervisor, mobile crane operator all duties and Spider crane operator.

 • Work whatever reasonable hours are requested in line with the requirements of the business.

• Ensure company hand book, procedures and culture are adhered to.

• Trouble shoot, offer solutions and contribute to other key areas of the business.

• You will be expected to travel to our place of work often needing to stay out overnight.(hotel and meal allowance paid)

 • Adhere to company standards regarding dress and behaviour whilst working, also complying with our client’s site requirements in hygienic manufacturing facilities or similar.

• Able to form good working relationships with other company employees.   

Physical Requirements:  

• Be able to complete a day's site work including substantial physical exertion (e.g. lifting and carrying)

• Be prepared to work weekends as and when required.

• Be prepared to travel and work away from home for periods ranging from 1 night to several.

• Be prepared to work at height, in confined spaces, in remote areas, in dirty environments or in buildings with difficult access.

Pay rate negotiable dependent upon experience.
• Time ½ overtime outside core hours.
• Paid minimum of 10 hours for a holiday.
• Paid minimum of 10 hours when working away.
• Additional £1.50 per hour when working away.
• Additional £10 cash in hand when working away.
• Hotels and meal allowance when working away. 
All workwear and PPE provided. 
Training courses i.e. FLT, Working at heights, slinger banksman, crane, restricted area, first aid etc.