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Scaffolders, Stagers and Riggers

Job holders in this unit group erect and dismantle scaffolding and working platforms, set up lifting equipment and ships’ rigging, maintain and repair steeples, industrial chimneys and other tall structures and install, maintain and repair ropes, wires and cables.

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About this Career

£32,163

Average salary

New workers start around £17,501.57. Normal pay is £32,163 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £49,447.33.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Forms rope slings, ladders, netting and other rigging and measures, cuts and repairs wire or fibre rope.
  • Erects jib, derrick and similar hoisting equipment and installs ropes, pulleys and other lifting tackle.
  • Lays and secures wooden planking to form working platforms and fixes guard rails, ladders, cradles and awnings as required.
  • Examines scaffold tubing and couplings for defects and selects, fits and bolts scaffold tubes until scaffolding reaches required height.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Mathematics
50
Reading Comprehension
49
Active Listening
41
Speaking
41
Critical Thinking
39
Monitoring
39
Writing
37
Active Learning
34
Learning Strategies
29
Science
12

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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