BOS Shelf is looking for a Rigging Superintendent

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Position: Rigging Superintendent

Job Description:

  • Advising and supporting the Rigging Superintendent in his day to day duties
  • Ensuring all certification and documentation is up to date and available
  • Ensuring that all Lifting operations are carried out as per procedure
  • Monitoring of  competence levels in line with training plan Ensure that any 3rd party lifting equipment to be used on site is adequately maintained, certified and in good condition
  • Ensure all Equipment operators (Cranes,FLT’s, MEWP’s etc) are competent, experienced  and certified
  • Advising on the suitability of lifting equipment and to advise in the development of lifting arrangements and methods.
  • In conjunction with the Method Engineer shall ensure that all large, difficult and awkward lifts have been reviewed and approved by the Engineering Department prior to commencement of the lifting operations.
  • Responding to Methods Engineering on any issues on the Lifting method or sequence within three days
  • Managing and controlling the rigging loft inventory and lifting equipment
  • Continuous review and updating generic and specific risk assessments.
  • Developing an examination programme for all appropriate lifting and associated equipment.
  • Maintaining registers of lifting and associated equipment, including damaged, lost and quarantined equipment
  • Ensuring that all equipment and rigging gear is certified prior to use and original certificates are available.
  • Ensuring all lifting equipment is recertified and/ or  colour coded at appropriate intervals
  • Ensuring that all Equipment is safe and suitable for use and a pre -use inspection is carried out
  • Ensuring that where applicable Lifting Plans are generated regarding lifting activities.
  • Managing and ensuring all personnel involved in lifting activities are competent and appropriately trained for their work activities.
  • Monitoring subcontractor crane operations to ensure that all appropriate controls/ instructions are being complied with including daily checks.
  • Arranging, in conjunction with the Construction a pre lifting activity meeting to discuss the arrangements, methods, risk assessment and any Management of Change. 
  • Ensuring that all required precautions and specific lifting arrangements are in place and correct prior to any lifting or transportation activities take place.
  • Ensuring all crawler cranes are appropriately certified  
  • Ensuring that all equipment is fit for purpose
  • Ensuring that non return of equipment for inspection is investigated and that registers are updated to advise on non-returned equipment.
  • All personnel are trained and competent for the work to be carried out
  • Ensure that any 3rd party lifting equipment to be used on site is adequately maintained, certified and in good condition


  • Candidates with experience abroad will be highly regarded.
  • 10+  years of experience in jacket fabrication and subsea operations
  • Fluent knowledge of English
  • Relevant education degree/ certification

Please send your CV to hr@bos-shelf.com by indicating the position title (Rigging Superintendent) in the subject line of your email.


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