Riggers and Rigging Team Leaders

To apply for this job, complete the application form and return, via email or post to the HR Department at Clarke Telecom Head Office.


Riggers and Rigging Team Leaders
Job Brief

To carry out works as dictated by the National Rigging Manager, the Rigging Team Leader will be required to be able to manage a team, think ahead and plan the installation, pass works to his second man. The Rigging Team Leader would hopefully be conversant with a variety of network providers which includes O2 and Vodafone, T-Mobile/MBNL/AIRWAVE and HUAWEI.
The team leader must be able to work independently and be able to align antennas using SPAA005 tool and test feeders for all networks using Site-master. The team leader must be computer literate as all Handover documents need to be submitted electronically. The Rigging Team Leader is responsible for the delivery of rigging projects which have been allocated to him/her on behalf of Clarke Telecom for its customers to time, cost and quality and to the customers Service Level Agreements.

The Rigger has a key responsibility in ensuring the implementation of safe working practices whilst working on site.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Carrying out management of all rigging activities while on site, installation of feeders, antenna, mast head amplifiers and all other associated equipment in a quality manner
• Installation of all antennas to the correct bearings/tilts and alignment in accordance with the Site Selection Form (SSF)
• Liaison with customer Radio Planner from site when required to confirm the customers requirement in the event of confusion, incorrect SSF or clarification is required
• Implementation of the correct man on site process depending upon type of site (customer specific)
• Ensuring rigging vehicle is operational and safe to drive and maintained correctly
• Registering on site and entering the site health and safety register if applicable
• On call 24/7 for all riggers on site or personal issues/problems
• Supplying the complete and correct documentation for client Handover.

Working together to complete all tasks involved in rigging a Telecoms site in a safe manner. The role involves carrying, climbing and working at height.

Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

Previous Rigging experience is an advantage.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

All Riggers must have:

Asbestos Awareness

Emergency First Aid

RF Awareness

Rooftop Worker

Manual Handling

IOSH Working Safely

Working at Height

Valid Advanced Climbing Certification

Tower Rescue

Desirable Knowledge and Skills


Rope Access

High Voltage Pylon worker

Hours of Work
50 per week Monday to Friday

Complete the application form, and return via email to careers@clarke-telecom.com or post to the HR Department at Clarke Telecom Head Office.

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