Rigger – CATS

Job description

Altrad are the critical human infrastructure that enhances the lives of millions, by the value-added solutions it provides in support of the nation’s vital assets. Altrad aspires to be the most trusted and valued support services company – learning from the ingenuity of its 7,250 people in the UK & Ireland, to deliver extraordinary outcomes for its clients.

With over 7,250 people working for Altrad across the UK and Ireland, no two days are ever the same. We serve a wide range of industry sectors; we strive to be the best we can be – everyday. At Altrad you will be rewarded with the opportunity to build a progressive career, in a company who values your ingenuity, creativity and ambition. Are you ready to accept our challenge?


As a Rigger, you will be responsible to set up lifting equipment and erect working platform for use in construction, maintenance and repair of engineering plant and machinery.

Roles and Responsibilities
Ascertain job requirements from drawings or other specifications including lifting studies/plans. 
Inspect items to be moved, determine weight and decide on type of equipment to be used. 
Erect jib, derrick or similar hoisting equipment using winches as necessary and to install lifting tackle such as ropes and pulleys etc. 
Attach slings, chains or other grappling equipment to the item to be moved and to connect to hoisting equipment. 
Direct equipment operator to move object to required position. 
Splice wire and fibre ropes. 
Operate hydraulic jacking equipment and move objects on rollers. 
Trained and operate a Forklift Truck as per site/client requirements 
Adhere to all safety requirements including safety checks of tools and equipment. 
Use all relevant workshops/site equipment associated with job requirements including all relevant training/certification requirements. 

This is a fixed term contract Start: 28th May onwards Inductions Work until approx. July 2024 25 days holiday per annum (pro-rata)

To apply please contact AltradServicesUK.recruitment@altrad.com, quoting Job reference R00004375

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Rigger – CATS overview


£21.27 per hour plus £2.37 IBA



Qualifications required

What we are looking for: Approved Apprenticeship/NVQ Level 3 Quite simply, a journey with Altrad begins with a desire to create a better tomorrow…