Transport & Logistics
Rigger and HGV Driver Apprentice
EMG UK is the leading entertainment and sports company in the country, providing high end, bespoke TV facilities and crew to the world’s Broadcasters and Producers. From OB's, Studios and Remote Operations to Editing, Transmission and Production EMG provides cutting edge facilities for the worlds' largest shows. With our UK head office in High Wycombe, we run a state-of-the-art fleet of UHD Outside Broadcast Units and a Remote Broadcast Centre providing television coverage of international events for a vast range of UK and global clients.
As we continue to expand our Outside Broadcast and Remote Operations, EMG UK is actively recruiting within our Rigging Department and are looking to offer keen and driven individuals the opportunity to train and develop as a Rigger within bespoke Apprenticeship programme.
The Apprenticeship Programme
During the Apprenticeship, the successful applicants will learn all about base Operations and the principals of cables and Rigging with an aim of having a successful career as a Rigger-Driver within an Outdoor Broadcasting Industry. EMG will provide a structured training programme consisting of both driving and on the job training. We will provide all equipment (harnesses and PPE), as well as an IPAF (3a&3b) qualification and First Aid training. The successful candidate will complete the apprenticeship with a full C+E License.
The role of the Apprentice Rigger/HGV Driver is based initially based at our premises in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, however will ultimately be site based anywhere in the UK.
Key tasks / responsibilities
The nature of this role is varied and often incorporates receiving instructions at short notice, below is a list of typical but not restricted to duties.
- Loading and unloading trucks according to load/unload list
- Keeping trucks clean, keeping warehouse clean and tidy
- Testing cables (training will be given)
- Repairing cables (training will be given)
- Receiving equipment at goods in
- Rigging Training
- Driving Training
YOU MUST HAVE UK DRIVERS LICENSE AS YOU WILL BE ASKED TO DRIVE COMPANY VEHICLES. ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLY WITH C+E DRIVING REGULATIONS AND BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE OR ABOVE.
- Private Medical Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Access to a range of Discounts & Benefits
- Discount Gym Membership
- Family Friendly Policies
- Life Insurance
- Contributory Pension Scheme
We pride ourselves in building a diverse and equal company where opportunity exists for all.
YOU MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UK WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE