Fraser Alexander: Rigger

Reference # RIGGER
Published 04/05/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Mpumalanga area, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.

Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.

Job Functions Artisans
Industries Mining

This position exists to ensure that all rigging task based on, installation, maintenance /repairs/replacement of all equipment is done safe and efficient. This role requires a lot of complex and specialised lifting skills and experience a is a very scarce trade.

Health and Safety

How to wear correct PPE

Attend pre-shift meetings

Report unsafe conditions and -behavior

Adhere to FAMP and client policies and procedures

Always behave safe

Maintenance Services

Implement maintenance schedules

Maintenance of All lifting tackle

Maintainsrepairs all rigging equipment

Conduct plant inspection on all key lifting equipment installations

Identifies and prioritise equipment in need of maintenance/repairs & certification

Plans down time for repairs/maintenance & project work

Plans for material and men to assist

Inform foreman with day to day tasks

Do risk assessment/study procedures

Do complex lifting plans

Do repairs/maintenance

Technical Responsibilities

Perform pre-engineering studies in order to undertake rigging activities

Perform rope splicing

Mobile crane inspection and maintenance coordination

Plan, organise and control the erection, alteration and dismantling of load-bearing scaffolding

Determine lifting, moving and rigging requirements

Inspect rigging equipment for any defects before using it for rigging purposes

Sling complex loads and communicate during crane operations

Legal inspections and log books

Strong leadership and coordination skills

Coach and assist co-workers


N3 Engineering Certificate

Trade Test Rigging


Minimum 6 years working experience as a Rigger in Mining and Construction

Leanership/apprenticeship as a Rigger




Decision making skills

Problem solving skills

Communication skills (Written and verbal)

Able to plan and execute complex rigging tasks

Job Closing Date 11/05/2020


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