Last Updated: 11th January 2019 (over 4 years ago)
I am a fully competent Rigger/ Ropesman by trade, with a Crane Operator Certificate. I have been doing safe lifting and Rigging Practices for 22 Years and can assure my employers that they will find me a competent, capable person. I have extensive knowledge in my field of work in various different areas – From plant and factories, underground to offshore work. I can adapt very well to my environment and conditions and get along very good with other people. I have good supervisory skills, know how to motivate and communicate to my people. And I know how to get the job done. I will be asset to my employers and pride myself in my work and performance.
Schalk van der Merwe
— Dec 1994
Trade Certificate (Red Seal) Rigger/Ropesman
— Dec 1996
— Dec 2018
Crawl beam structure, platform etc.
Overseeing of al complicated and heavy lifts and rigging on
PTS construction site – Booysendal – Northam Platinum
— Jan 2018
Submit proper lift plans/ rigging studies.
Responsible for all Lifting/ Rigging activities.
Inspection/ Maintenance of Rigging equipment
Approving/ Assessing Crane Operators and Riggers from contract companies coming on site.
Training of National Riggers and Crane Operators.
Complicated and heavy lifts.
Supervising and Supplying all heavy transport and other equipment
Safe movement of loads across the mines area (Low Bed, Telehandlers etc.)
Heavy Lift Supervisor / Consultant
— Jul 2011
Equipment, Cranes etc. on site. Training of Nationals. Supervising
All Lifting activities on the construction site.
Rigger Supervisor & Crane Operator
— May 2010
Allocation of all lifting machines-cranes, Forklifts etc.
Inspection of all lifting equipment, cranes, ropes and attachments.
Deck Rigger, Underground Rigger, Rigger Foreman/ Supervisor, Plant rigger etc
— Jun 2009
Gautrain rail construction (Viaducts)
Gold Plant etc.