Lifting Engineer

MEH Alliance

Lifting Engineer (Alimak & Hoists)

MEH Alliance / Altrad Services
Hinkley Point C 


•    Planning team to ensure lifting activities (and associated prep work) are prioritised
•    Creation of the Processes and Procedures to effectively control MEHA lifting activities
•    Develop of lift plans in accordance with NNB Management of Lifting Operations Standard
•    Ensure that the lifting equipment is thorough examined (including lifting accessories)
•    Selection of appropriate lifting accessories, including their method of attachment to the load, and any protection used to prevent damage
•    Briefing all lifting/rigging supervision in the lifting operation to ensure that the safe system of work described in the lift plan is understood.
•    Handover of the lift plans to the Lift/Rigging Supervisor
•    Plan resource to ensure there is a Lift/rigging Supervisor designated to direct personnel and to ensure that the operation is carried out in accordance with the lift plan
•    Investigate all hazards within the operating area
•    Liaise with any other persons or authority, as required to overcome any hazard, by including any necessary corrective action or special measures in the safe system of work.

Key Deliverables:   
•    Lifting procedures
•    Lifting coordination plans
•    Lifting introduction studies
•    Lift Plans
•    Ensure lifting activities under the MEH scope comply with legislation, standards, COP.s and NNB lifting standard
•    Promote and maintain health and safety, including site inspections to ensure safety rules are being implemented in support of a positive Nuclear Safety Culture.
•    Support the Lifting Lead to ensure compliance with all nuclear safety and site licence requirements
•    Support the Lifting Lead to ensure weekly & monthly reports are compiled and produced in a timely manner for upward review
•    Support the Lifting Lead to ensure resource to meet organisational requirements are available in line with the delivery schedule.
•    Support the Lifting Lead to ensure the project is delivered on time, budget & quality, and reported as per the HPC requirements.

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience
(as per MEH matrix)

•    CPCS A61 Appointed Person (Blue Card)
•    ECITB Appointed Person Moving Loads and TAP01
•    NVQ Level 3 Steel Erecting/Moving Loads
•    Can achieve Security Clearance (BPSS or Higher)
•    IOSH managing safely

•    Lift planning using Mobile/Crawler/Tower cranes
•    Lift planning of rigging operations
•    AutoCAD proficient
•    Proven track record in nuclear power preferred
•    Experience working on major construction projects
•    Experienced in delivering and operating as a Team Lead, including experience working within Joint Ventures

Additional Qualifications/Experience
•    Positive, can-do mentality
•    Proven track record of success.
•    Strong leader with collaborative nature
•    Ability to reach sensible compromise position
•    Strong focus on team performance, training, mentoring and integration with client and Alliance teams.

Working Pattern of Attendance and Location(s): 
•     HPC

MEH Values attributed behaviours: 
•    Demonstrates Humility through sharing success as a team
•    Demonstrates Positivity through always striving for solutions
•    Demonstrates Respect through valuing other points of view
•    Demonstrates Clarity through sharing information simply and concisely
•    Demonstrates Solidarity through adopting a “One Team” MEH approach

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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