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Other denominations

Operator of construction works at height; Construction work climber.


With the appearance of very tall buildings, the need arose to develop techniques for accessing the faades of these structures. New systems and materials were added that improved the safety and ease of use of the climbing equipment for carrying out maintenance and repair works at great heights. The growing need for different types of works at great heights and the development of the equipment and techniques for carrying them out led to the appearance of the occupation of high-rise work specialist. These specialists are professionals qualified to perform various jobs related to construction, maintenance, repair and restoration in places that are difficult to reach, thus making it possible to carry out these jobs faster, minimising the inconveniences imposed on the occupants of the buildings, pedestrians and traffic in general.


  • Carry out various works related to the finish, maintenance, repair and restoration of high-rise buildings.
  • Carry out different restoration and maintenance works on industrial high-rise spaces and installations.
  • Carry out various construction, maintenance and repair operations in civil engineering works.
  • Consolidate and clear slopes and rocky fronts.
  • Carry out various types of high-rise installations.
  • Carry out various works in any type of field with difficult accessibility.
  • Use climbing techniques for high-rise tasks.
  • Carry out various works of the respective speciality (painting, cleaning, cladding, restoration, etc).

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