Vacancy: Experienced Rigger

Job Description

The Team Manager role is to work in tandem with all employees and management to deliver & manage marquee builds and associated equipment from beginning to end whilst ensuring that all Baillie’s Procedures & Policies along with Health & Safety measures are always adhered to.

Giving clear and precise instructions to staff on loading and unloading a variety of equipment from vans and ensuring that correct and safe handling techniques are used.

Using your skills and knowledge assist in giving clear instructions to the work crew on erecting and dismantling marquees. Other responsibilities will include carrying equipment to and from the van such as framework, tables, chairs, flooring etc. If necessary, ensure that any equipment is cleaned as it arrives back from the marquee site.

Mentor and supervise new, temporary, and junior members of staff and ensure that individuals “toolbox checklists & orientation log” are kept up to date.

Responsible for adhering to and signing off the MUTA code of practice safety checklist and carry out risk assessment.

Undertake any appropriate training as directed by the company management.

Implementing general housekeeping rules in all areas during working hours.

You will be responsible for:

  • Loading / unloading vehicles.
  • Building & Dismantling marquee and all associated equipment within time scale and budget.
  • Driving the equipment and staff to and from job site.
  • Playing an active role in Health and Safety Assessment and implementation as outlined on the company H & S chart to staff & sub-contractors.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and to time scales.
  • Undertake any appropriate training as directed by the Company Management and show a willingness to identify areas of further development.
  • Ensure company vehicles are kept respectable, in good order, company No Smoking Policy is adhered to, and daily vehicle checks are being recorded.
  • Actively participate in the company “On Call” rota.
  • Demonstrate positivity and a “can do” attitude towards the unsociable aspects of this role.
  • Be responsible for signing off the MUTA Code of Practice safety checklist.

Core Principles & Entitlements:

  • This is a permanent position
  • The role is based on 40 hours per week – Typical working hours will be 8:00am to 4:00pm (5 days out of 7 days Monday – Sunday). During peak season you will be required to work overtime which usually equates to 60hrs per week.
  • Probation period: 6 months
  • Salary: To be discussed at interview (circa – £26,000 + Overtime) 30 days holiday (inclusive of statutory), additional days awarded for long service.
  • You will be added to the company pension following completion of a satisfactory probation period.

Essential Experience:

  • Experience within the marquee industry (2 years minimum)
  • Full driving licence with experience driving 3.5T vehicles
  • Working unsocial hours
  • Working to strict deadlines
  • Good communicator
  • Good individual & team motivator
  • Attention to detail / Willing to go that extra mile

Essential Skills:

  • Highly motivated
  • Problem solving attitude to challenges
  • Full Driving Licence including experience driving long wheelbase 3.5T vehicles
  • The ability to work on various projects simultaneously
  • Keen to learn new skills and technical knowledge to be able to work across all areas of thecompany
  • Ambition to deliver high quality services

Essential Personal Attributes:

  • Enthusiastic, flexible, committed, and cooperative
  • Integrity and trustworthiness
  • Self-motivated, proactive, polite, and personable
  • Capable of thriving within a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Physically fit

If you think this is job is for you and you would like to apply for this position please send your up-to-date CV with a covering letter to with “Experienced Rigger Position” in the title.

In your covering letter please outline your key experiences that make you the right candidate for this role and explain why you would like to work with Baillie’s Marquees

Please also include the following details:

  • Details of two referees (we will only make contact if we make a job offer)
  • Your current notice period to your current employer