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  • Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • £12.55 to £16.79
  • (Permanent)
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Trainee Rigger/Machine Mover: £12.55 per hour
Rigger/Machine Mover: £14.44 per hour
Foreman Rigger/Machine Mover: £16.79 per hour

Location: Wigan – Primarily Covering North West England

This Company is one of the UK’s largest privately-owned industrial engineering companies and supports three subsidiary businesses. They provide engineering services to industry covering Machinery Installation and Relocation, Mechanical Engineering, Technical and Heavy Lifting and Wind Turbine Generator Construction on a National & International scale.

This is a brilliant opportunity to use your skills to take your next step with a forward-thinking organisation in a permanent in-house position.

They are looking for a reliable, experienced Foremen Riggers/Machine Movers & Rigger/Machine Movers to undertake site works alongside our teams of permanent and temporary trades people on jobs throughout the UK & Europe.

The work involved is typically machinery installations/removals, factory moves, heavy or technical lifting projects or any project requiring the movement of machinery, plant and associated ancillaries.

The content of the projects can include any or all of the following disciplines: heavy lifting, mechanical assembly/disassembly, electrical works, industrial pipework, shipping, packing, demolition or any other required activity.

Although working out of our Wigan branch, you would be supported by our other branch locations in Glasgow, Birmingham, Rotherham, London, or Bristol where required.

Group wide you would be joining a professional company currently employing over 200 skilled staff throughout the UK and Europe.

Main Duties
- Working to pre-prepared RAMS
- Adhering to relevant health & safety rules & requirements
- Correct use of tools & lifting/handling equipment
- Assembly & disassembly of machinery, plant & equipment
- Jacking, skating, hoisting, skidding various loads
- Working within set time budgets
- Complete relevant company paperwork relating to safety & assets.
- Ensuring the correct presentation of yourself & your equipment

This list is not exhaustive, and you may be required to undertake other duties.

Apply if you have relevant experience of any of the following:
- Rigging, Fitting, Slinging

Key skills/qualifications required/preferred:
- Slinger Signaller qualification
- A strong safety ethos
- Forklift truck licence
- Access platform licence
- 1 year plus practical site experience
- Good teamwork skills
- A positive and enthusiastic attitude
- A full driving license
- A drive to succeed & be the Best

Additional Benefits:
-Paid travel time to/from site
- Guaranteed working week regardless of workload
- Overtime after 8 hours Monday to Friday and all day at weekends
- Generous lodge & meal allowance
- 24 days paid holiday plus paid statutory holidays
- Allocated vans for Foremen with all necessary tools & tackle
- Annual company bonus
- Pension
- Death in Service benefit (2 x basic salary)