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Rigger Jobs in Cumbria

​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.

​Cumbria

Cumbria is a county in North West England. Cumbria is the third largest county in England by size, consisting of six districts: Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland. In 2019 Cumbria had a population of around half a million people. Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park and many market towns.

Cumbria can be easily accessed from Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Glasgow and Edinburgh, all under 2 hours drive away. Cumbria is home to some of the UK's largest engineering and defence projects including shipbuilding projects and Sellafield power plant.

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