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Rigger Jobs in Birmingham

​Rigger

A Rigger is involved in preparing and ensuring the safe transport of heavy machinery and equipment for construction and engineering projects. The Rigger's role can include setting up cranes for major lifts, moving loads to heights or assembling structures at a high level.

To succeed as a Rigger, it's crucial to have strong physical endurance, aptitude for technical specifications, and a demonstrable understanding of safety regulations. A formal qualification, such as a Level 2 NVQ in Moving Engineering Construction Loads for example, is often required.

Employers hiring for a Rigger position typically seek individuals with prior experience in rigging or similar roles, concentrating on their track record of safely and efficiently managing heavy-duty equipment. Practical experience working with cranes or other heavy machinery within the engineering field is a significant advantage.

Birmingham

Birmingham is a metropolitan city located in the centre of the West Midlands and is the 2nd largest City in the United Kingdom. Birmingham has an inner-city population of around 1.1 million people and has more canals than Venice. Birmingham is influential in both Art and Music, being home to the internationally acclaimed Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Ballet and the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Birmingham is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and was host to one of the best Commonwealth Games in 2022. This wide array of industry expertise makes Birmingham a very attractive place to work and has attracted many large businesses such as HSBC to open large offices in the city centre.

The main railway station is Birmingham New Street and is a great transport link to many locations including London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Wigan and Manchester. Birmingham is served by several of the major motorways, M5, M6, M40 and the M42 making it very accessible for tourists and commuters alike. 

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