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Tank Erector

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Job Title: Tank ErectorLocation: Ellesmere PortPosition Type: Full timeDuration: 12 monthsStart: ASAP
Wood is currently recruiting for an Tank Rigger / Erector with extensive experience in the Oil, Gas and Chemical industry.Purpose / Role

To deliver a high quality, consistent and competent plating construction service in accordance with project / company requirements, standards and procedures.
To support overall delivery of company goals and schedule.
To ensure all that all workscope is completed in a safe manner ensuring no detrimental impact to personnel, fabric or environment



Prime duties and Responsibilities

Slinging materials for moving around inside and outside of tank at ground level
Slinging materials for lifting over shell onto roof (floating or fixed)
Safe erection, use and dismantling of tank staging
Safe erection, use and dismantling of tank jacks
Safe use of blocks, shackles, tirfors pull lifts and winches.
Loading and unloading wagons
Use of rigging/ slinging techniques for handling materials, shell plates, floor plates, roof plates, Roof structures
Safe erection of all types of tank floors, shell and roofs.
Fairing up of shells to achieve required verticality and roundness as defined by allowable tolerances in EN14015
Use of erection aids (shims, carrots, nuts, wedges, keyways etc)
Recognition and use of cranes, erection, positioning, capacities and signals.
Use of mobile lifting equipment, forklifts, hydraulics.
Maintaining and checking own small tools and equipment
An understanding of the statutory lifting regulations.
Prepare site for rigging and lifting operations
Conduct pre-use inspections and maintain equipment
Understanding of development of basic lifting plans
Working to approved method statement.
Safe removal of tank roofs, shell and ancillary components.
Work in hazardous areas under ‘permit to work’ system.
Working at heights
Working in confined spaces.
Must stop any work that is considered to be unsafe
Must put own safety and those of colleagues first
Must start work only after assessing the risks



 Appropriate documented evidence confirming competency to perform role
CCNSG safety passport
Two years rigging on tanks / shipbuilding or equivalent heavy engineering and construction activities

About Us

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.

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