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Lifting Supervisor/Rigger - Contract - Great Yarmouth

Job Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: Competitive

What we offer you

At ODE you will be joining a fast-moving and technically diverse environment. ODE is unique and often takes projects from feasibility to completion and beyond. We undertake an unusually wide range of work, offering variety, challenge and opportunities for original, innovative engineering that is tailored to the needs of each project.

We currently have an opportunity for a Lifting Supervisor/Rigger based in our Great Yarmouth Office.

The Role

  • Safely manage the execution of all lifting activities
  • Compile / participate in Risk Assessments
  • Compilation of lifting plans
  • Construction preparation

Scope of Responsibilities:

Organisation and Resources

  • Supervision of the lifting activities in accordance with the lifting plans and permit requirements
  • Discuss the work scope with the client and where necessary raise the appropriate permits required to execute the works.
  • Conduct work in line with the requirements of the workpacks and project plan.
  • Ensure all lifting equipment are controlled and managed. This includes ensuring incoming and outgoing manifests are checked, regular inspection checks are completed and the hire register is maintained.
  • Ensure valid certification has been received for all equipment supplied.
  • Liaise regularly with on-site Client / OIM to provide updates and obtain feedback
  • Compile desk top Risk Assessments
  • Compilation of Lifting Plans
  • Construction preparation and readiness
  • Familiarisation of ODE procedures

Finance and Commercial

  • Reporting of deviations

Production and Efficiency

  • Efficient use of man power
  • Offshore management of hire equipment

Safety and Environmental Related Tasks

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality

  • Familiarity with legislation such as Health and Safety at Work, COSHH, HAV, Manual Handling Operations, PUWER, LOLER, WAH, PPE
  • Set safety expectations for the lifting team
  • Ensure work is conducted in line with site procedures and adheres to permit / risk assessment control measures
  • Leading by example to maintain a strong SHEQ culture through visible safety leadership.
  • Hold toolbox talks and ensure all personnel are fully briefed on the lifting plan
  • Conduct additional risk assessments where changes to situations or scopes dictate.
  • Ensure personnel use correct PPE and exposure to noise, harmful substances and vibration etc are correctly monitored.
  • Report any incidents / accidents to the ODE Supervisor
  • The listing of main responsibilities and main duties is not necessarily exhaustive and may be changed at management discretion to reflect the needs of the company

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Detail conscientious
  • Strong work ethic
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good report writing skills essential
  • Confident and outgoing individual
  • Team player, self-starter and problem solver i.e. "Can -do" attitude
  • Strong IT literacy
  • Flexible to travel in UK and working away from base office
  • Full and valid driving licence


  • City & Guilds Apprenticeship
  • LOLER Competence
  • OPITO Rigger Competence Stages 1 to 4
  • MIST

Your application

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment@ode-ltd.co.uk . Closing date for applications is 19th January 2018.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond with everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

ODE is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.


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