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GPROM Ltd is a subsidiary company of GPS, registered in Rwanda and in charge of design and Construction of Power plant station of the Project Kivu 56 MW located at Rubavu district.


Role Title




Reports to

Project/Site Manager


Project Team

No. of Reports





Effective Date





GPROM/Sheema  50 MW Lake Kivu Methane Gas to Power Project. 

Job description

The role of Rigger

  • Review all engineering aspects of heavy lift and transport operations and verify the Suitability of the lift and transportation designs and suggest best solution to the Site Manager
  • Preparation of lifting procedures.
  • Prepare schedule and method statement for heavy lifting (Gen sets and)
  • Insure motivation and high performance of heavy lifting team
  • Review equipment drawings and data sheets to ensure that special handling needs are addressed, that
  •  Lifting attachments are being correctly used, and that attachments are correct and adequate for the purpose.
  • Reviewing risk assessments and ensure compliance with project safety and quality requirements
  • Perform lifting equipment inspections and periodic controls
  • Ensure statutory adequate on-site training and certification of staff members

Professional skills

Site operations

  • Ability to read understand and obey all site rules and regulations
  • Ability to read and understand equipment drawings
  • Highly experience in a variety of practices and techniques to heavy lifting on-site
  • Understanding of proper safety procedures and recognition of hazards
  • Familiarity with executing operations in compliance with GPROM/SPLK standards and safety policies.
  • Ability to display a positive professional and client-oriented attitude

Team support

  • Assist project team members with various needs as required

Key Outcomes

The key outcome of this role will be to ensure smooth day to day operations of the Site and thus facilitate the Project Team to complete the project to quality and time requirements

Key Relationships


  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Site Manager
  •  Project Team members

Education & Qualifications


  •  Heavy lifting /rigging certificate

Relevant experience


  • At least 2 years experience working in a project multidiscipline EPC Oil and Gas environment


  • Good knowledge of local contractors and general procedures for getting work done on site.

 On-site training


  •   Training in key tasks will be provided as required

Other Key Attributes


  • Strong command of English and/or French, both oral and written
  • Pleasant, professional manner
  • Meticulous attention to accuracy and safety of people
  • Able to plan and systematically carry out tasks
  • Strong work ethic, willing to undertake whatever duties are required
  • Supervisory skills