Rigger Wayoe Engineering and Constructions Limited

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Effective with the release of this position announcement, WEC is seeking applicants for the position of a Rigger to be based in its Project Site in Ahafo.

Reporting Responsibilities

The Rigger reports to the Rigging Foreman or Supervisor on the project.

Role Purpose

A Rigger is responsible for checking the correct weights of loads to see if it is safe to lift and actually slinging them safely.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

  • Timely slinging of loads without causing or sustaining injury and without error.
  • Effectively maintain all required safety and quality standards.

Working Environment/Exposure to Risk

  • This job typically requires moderate to heavy labour and includes, but is not limited to, climbing stairs and structures,
  • Carrying and lifting tools and material by hand,
  • Working at heights over 6 feet above ground level
  • Suspended loads
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures

Responsibilities

  • Conduct a rigging study to determine the weight, height, radius and how far the load will be from the crane
  • Further, use the rigging study to determine which slings and booms must be used
  • Cordon off the area and ensure all SHE standards are met
  • Identify and use hand tools applicable for rigging
  • Identify basic defects in hand tools applicable for rigging (visual inspection)
  • Colour coding and symbolic safety signs
  • Use of various slinging methods
  • Identify and use hand signals
  • Identify and use different slings and lifting equipment
  • Identify faults in lifting tackle (visual inspection)
  • Identifying synthetic ropes and splice ropes as per work instruction and manufacturers standards
  • Inspect rigging equipment and log as per OHS Act (requirement 85 of 1993) and company procedures
  • Conduct a rigging study to determine the weight, height, radius and how far the load will be from the crane.
  • Also use rigging study to determine which slings and booms must be used.
  • Cordon off the area and ensure all SHE standards are met
  • Check weather condition, if they are suitable you can continue
  • Hook the load
  • Offload or install equipment where required
  • Store or make redundant rigging equipment and lifting devices as per company procedures and to OHS Act requirements
  • Establish conditions for lifting and positioning loads
  • Sling equipment as per rigging procedures
  • Interpret drawings and position equipment to ISO standards
  • Determine weight, radius and ground conditions to manufacturers’ specifications and work instructions
  • Read and interpret Crane Load Chart
  • Set up a crane as per work instructions and manufacturers specifications
  • Plan a job task as per work instruction
  • Prepare a job task as per work instruction
  • Pick and carry a load as per work instruction
  • Ability to Work at heights
  • Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
  • Escalate identified problems to relevant manager
  • Promote harmony and teamwork
  • Promote sharing of knowledge through informal and formal channels
  • Apply knowledge of the organisational systems, structures, policies and procedures to achieve strategic objectives
  • Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
  • Communicate effectively, maintaining relationships
  • Comply with site, company, and country rules, regulations and procedures
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Key Relationships

  • Internal: Project and Construction Managers.
  • External: Clients Representative from Newmont Ghana and DRA. 

Judgement and Complexity

Judgement of the jobholder is highly required in the following:

  • Being safety conscious in executing the job

Responsibility for Assets

  • Tools and equipment under his/her care

Level of Authority

  • The jobholder’s authority is limited to making recommendations and seeking approval

Competences Required

  1. Educational & Professional Qualification:
  • Must be a Certified Rigger from Minerals Commission of Ghana
  • At least five (5) years extensive rigging work experience within the mining, construction and a heavy lifting industry
  1. Skills Required:
  • Ability to read and write and to keep job records
  • Read mechanical drawings
  • Rigging skills
  • Be able to work to measurement and orientation tolerance
  • Be able to identify different rigging fittings (slings, shackles etc.)
  • Knowledge of range and limit of cranes
  • Knowledge of rigging signals
  • Good Spoken and written English language skills.
  • Ability to work safely with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Must be a team player
  • Sound knowledge of company policies and procedures including relevant reporting and administration procedures
  • Sound understanding of Company values
  • Expressed and implied ethical responsibilities and values
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How to Apply:

Interested applicants may apply for this job by submitting their application and CV with three references to the address below not later than 15th July, 2020, indicating “Rigger” in the subject line. WEC would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only shortlisted candidates who meet our requisite criteria and are shortlisted will be contacted. EOE/AA.

NOTE: To ensure that an applicant is a native of the local community, all local applications must be supported by the initial confirmation of citizenship, ENDORSED by the Chief, a nominated Assembly Person and the Youth Leader of the applicant’s community, and must be delivered to the Newmont Community Information Office or Newmont Security gate at Plant Site not later than the stated date

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The Human Resources Representative

Wayoe Engineering and Construction Limited

C/O HR Department

Newmont Ghana

Ahafo

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