Paisley food Festival

Appointed Person

Location: Greenock

Contract Type: Contract or Temp

Closing Date: Dec 8th, 2021

Ref: 1203647

We have a new opportunity for an Appointed Person to join our client based in Greenock, near Glasgow


  • As an Appointed Person you will be the individual responsible to the Project Director for the delivery of general lifting activities during the destruct of any given vessel or offshore structure in accordance with all demolition and lifting safe methods of work and schedules.
  • You will report any deviation from the safe methods of work and schedules as soon as you become aware.
  • You must be well organised, capable, reliable and use your experience throughout your working career.
  • You must work to prescribed Method Statements & Risk Assessments with the minimum of supervision yet work with ATLAS Decom team.


  • CEO
  • Managing Director
  • Project Director


  • Report any problems as they arise.
  • Report and record all breaches of health and safety on site and stop the job if necessary.
  • Assist with providing near miss and incident reports where necessary.
  • Assist with the health and safety and quality control management of projects.
  • Attend daily briefings and toolbox talks.
  • Working at all times to ensure that the ATLAS objectives and operational requirements are maintained at all times.
  • Providing legislation updates and making staff aware of any changes.
  • Ensuring the daily work pack is in place is being adhered to.
  • Responsible for the execution and safety of all lifting operations.
  • Produce all risk assessments, lift categorisation, and lift plans (including drawings).
  • Select the correct crane/s and lifting accessories for the lift.
  • Ensuring that persons in their charge are adequately trained and are fully aware of any known hazards and risks.


As a minimum:

  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) –
  • A61: Appointed Person Lifting Operations – Foundation/Novice (Red Card), or
  • A61: Appointed Person Lifting Operations – Practical Test, or
  • A61: Appointed Person Lifting Operations – Experienced Worker (Blue Card), or
  • A61: Appointed Person Lifting Operations NVQ Level 6 in Plant Operations.
  • Clear understanding of LOLER 1998
  • Detailed knowledge of BS7121 – Lifting ACOP.
  • Proven demolition experience.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to stand, walk and/or carry for extended periods.
  • Good physical stamina.
  • Strong mechanical skills.
  • Effective communication skills (Written and Oral).
  • Detail-orientated.

Further details can be found here.