28 Apr 2016

Full-Time Rigger at Saipem

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

Saipem is a large and international turnkey contractor in the oil & gas industry. The company enjoys a superior competitive position for the provision of EPC/EPCI services to the oil industry both onshore and offshore with a particular focus on the toughest and most technologically challenging projects and activities in remote areas. Saipem is a global contractor, with strong local presence in strategic and emerging areas such as West Africa, North Africa, Central Asia, Middle East and South East Asia. It employs over 40,000 people, comprising more than 125 nationalities.

Rigger (Rigger Foreman)

Job Description

  • Perform rigging works in accordance with safety and quality requirements
  • Ensure rigging works are carried out according to the applicable rigging standards and best practices
  • Verify the equipment and materials are in good and safe operating conditions and report any anomalies to Foreman
  • Ensure coordination with the adjacent works to minimize coactivities and avoid unsafe conditions
  • Follow the permit-to-work statement
  • Ensure the housekeeping of the work location

Rigger Forman:

  • Control the work activity of the riggers and delegate their work
  • Ensure that the work area is clean and tidy
  • Keep properly stored the rigging slings
  • Be familiar with and maintain awareness of the relevant Company requirements and, where applicable, the last industry codes and standards including statutory rules and regulation
  • Ensure the certification of all rigging and lifting arrangements for vessel equipment, for the use in a suitable condition
  • Ensure that all rigging operations are performed in a safe manner and in accordance with the instructions given
  • Ensure that only certified gear is used during lifting operation
  • Monitor the condition of all lifting gear before and during the use and report any damage
  • Provide Tool box at the beginning of his shift and JSA if required
  • Perform any additional duties with own experience and capability as advised by the 1st Assistant and Deck Foreman
  • Support the maritime team during mooring/unmooring vessel and spread
  • Report unsafe working condition, any near misses and incidents
  • Stop the lifting activity if required from safety reasons and if the continuation could cause any damage or injury


  • Experience as rigger in offshore activity (minimum 1 year)
  • Experience on construction vessels
  • OPITO rigging/lifting certifications (or similar)

Job Categories: Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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