JOB DESCRIPTION FOR GREATER LONDON CRADLES LTD

TITLE: EXPERIENCED CRADLE RIGGER

REPORTS TO: The Foreman and Steve and Adam MacCarthy (Company Directors)

BASED AT: GREATER LONDON CRADLES LTD, Greenford, London

JOB PURPOSE: As an experienced rigger on temporary suspended access cradles, you are required to erect/dismantle/shift cradles on site as part of a team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. To be part of a motivated project/site team, respecting customers and fellow GLC employees.
  2. Understanding and co-operating in all Health and Safety matters on site. Ensuring that safety is the number one priority.
  3. Support fellow members of your team – the supervisor, foreman, chargehand and customer in managing the cradle erection/dismantling/shifting process.
  4. Problem solving, improvising and using own initiative.
  5. Making sure your timekeeping and punctuality are kept to a high standard.
  6. PPE/Hand Tools/Tool Boxes are kept in good working order. Regular checks made and your supervisor told of any issues arising from these checks.
  7. Passing your knowledge of cradles on to others in the team (e.g. labourers).
  8. Loading and unloading equipment and driving the van to and from site.
  9. Keeping the van you are responsible for (driving) in good upkeep, inside and out, diesel in tank, air in tyres, etc.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging (Construction) OR

CSCS Accreditation A or B

  • Experience in driving a 3.5-ton van
  • Good level of fitness

 

WORKING HOURS AND SALARY:

  • An 8-hour day from Monday to Friday generally working in the London area from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm (hours may vary at management’s discretion). 40-hour week plus overtime paid and some weekends required at a higher pay rate.
  • From £120 -160 per day depending on skills and experience.
  • Relevant training courses paid for, pension scheme and holiday pay.