Company: Wood
Skills: Rig Manager
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Job ID: 2023 - 123819

Job title: Rigging AP

Location: Easington, Nr Hull

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 weeks

Wood is looking for a Rigging AP / Supervisor with experience in Oil and gas.

Purpose / Role

Appointed Person - Moving Loads is formally appointed by the Site/Installation Responsible person to:


  • Act as the Site Responsible Persons representative (focal point) for all technical issues relating to lifting and moving loads.
  • Provide safe systems of work for all activities associated with lifting and moving loads to ensure that all lifting operations can be carried out efficiently without risk to safety and in accordance with UK Statutory Regulations and the Client/Wood Corporate standards.
  • Act as the site focal point for all technical matters relating to the specification, procurement and the Integrity Assurance process of all items of Lifting Equipment on the site.
  • Lead a team of competent rigging personnel to deliver a high quality, consistent and competent rigging / lifting construction service in accordance with Project / Company requirements, standards and procedures whilst conforming to UK Regulations and Standards.

Prime responsibilities and duties


  • Responsible to the Site Maintenance Manager for providing the assurance through technical audit that the management, control and execution of lifting operations are in compliance with the UK Statutory Regulations, the Clients Lifting Standards and procedures, and where applicable, the Wood Corporate Lifting standard.
  • Accountable for Safety and implementing our Safety Leadership expectations and our Engagement tool.
  • Lifting operations are being undertaken within a safe system of work e.g. properly planned, risk assessed, appropriately supervised and carried out in a safe manner by competent personnel
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the offshore Rigging teams to ensure all lifting operations are implemented safely and efficiently and in accordance with LOLER and BS7121 Parts 1, 2,11 and any other applicable project specific lifting standards
  • Custodian for the management of change process for lift plans, ensuring all changes to lift plans are formally documented, evaluated and where applicable endorsed by the appropriate technical authority(s). All changes to lift plan must be endorsed by the Appointed Person.
  • Develop and endorse all lift plans along with those developed by Wood's 3 rd party contractors and Specialist Vendors.
  • Ensure that the technical integrity of all lifting equipment used on the site/installation is continually assured thorough the performance of regular lifting equipment inspections are carried out in accordance with the requirements of LOLER and where applicable, the Assets Written Scheme of Examination (WSE)
  • Leads and directs a small team of rigging personnel engaged in the implementation of rigging / lifting activities on multiple workfaces using manual and power operated lifting equipment such as cranes, hoists, winches, etc.
  • Assists the Maintenance Manager by providing input to identify key success factors to achieve the goals and targets of the rigging /lifting function.
  • Assists the Maintenance Manager by providing input into resourcing requirements for the Project.


Skills / Qualifications

ECITB Moving Loads Appointed Persons Stage 1 TAP01

NVQ level 3 Rigging

CPCS A61 Appointed Person (Blue Card)

A40 slinger/signaller

Lifting Equipment Inspection

Rigging Loft Management

Wood Mandatory training (Induction, RA, etc)

Managing Working at Height

Harness training


CCNSG Safety Passport

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.