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GE Vernova


Bridgwater, United Kingdom / Remote

Job Description Summary

As a Rigger you will be working predominantly on HPC project supporting our internal and external customers with the lifting plans required for all lifting activities. Travel to other customer sites across the UK and Europe could be involved. This position requires a thorough knowledge and adherence to Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).

Job Description

Main responsibilities:

  • Review Lifting Plans of work to be completed with the appointed person, supervisor or lifting lead.
  • Understand Lifting Plans and RAMS, actively participate in pre-job briefs taking place before each lift.
  • Ensure all laydown areas are prepared and kept clean and restrictive.
  • Ensure that the crane or lifting equipment, whether owned by the business, client or third party is regularly visually checked for good condition and operation and STOP work if any issues (i.e. before each lift, as in lifting plans).
  • Communicating any issue to the supervisor and quarantining faulty equipment.
  • Ensure that all Lifting and rigging activities are conducted and performed in a manner that is Safe, this will be adherence to the lifting plans, RAMS documentation and LOLER Regulations.
  • Reporting of completed rigging activities and issues including defective equipment.
  • Be involved in a continual improvement programme.
  • Actively perform Daily Safety Walk downs of the work area.
  • Mentor and support members of the working party from 3rd Party supply, encourage squad centric attitude.
  • Travel to and from projects and various field assignments will be required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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Required qualifications and experience:

  • CPCS A40 Blue Card qualification or NPORS N402 Blue Card
  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Moving Loads
  • Minimum of 3 years previous experience as a Level 3 Rigger or City & Guilds or above
  • Experience in a heavy engineering, large construction projects or power generation environment.
  • MS Office Literacy
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Fluent in English language

Desired experience and skills:

  • High Experienced level, has the knowledge and skill to all Lifting Operations.
  • Demonstrates strong individual, interpersonal, team attributes.
  • Experience and training on Alstom, GE, Siemens or other OEM equipment is an advantage
  • Flexibility to train and use Fork Lift Truck when required
  • Flexibility to train for driving Crane when required
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position

Client-provided location(s): Bridgwater, UK
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)