Rigger 1st Class (Non-Local)

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Rigger 1st Class (Non-Local)

Jacksonville, Florida




Job Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability desired. The individual must have working knowledge of procedures, strong mechanical aptitude and ability, and be able to follow directions.

Candidate Requirements:

  • The individual must possess experience in the trade; knowledge of ship terminology, blueprint reading, job specifications and manuals. 
  • Must be able to follow directions and work with limited supervision. 
  • Must be willing to work with and train subordinates.
  • Must comply with Company safety rules and OSHA standards. 
  • Must be physically and medically qualified to wear required personal protective equipment as prescribed under OSHA standards.
  • Technically proficient in tasks, work processes, and equipment operation.
  • Accountable for completion of daily work assignments including the completion and signatures for work completion and quality.
  • Creates a working environment for compliant with quality, safety, environmental, and health regulations and policies.
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment used in rigging operations, included but not limited to lifting and moving equipment.
  • Knowledge of rigging testing requirements, proper set up and operation of equipment.
  • Selects cables, pulleys, winches, blocks, and sheaves, according to weight and size of load to be moved.
  • Attaches pulley and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams and ceilings with bolts and clamps.
  • Attaches load with lifting devices such as wires, nylon straps and chains to crane hook.
  • Gives directions to crane operator engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and material handled.
  • Sets up cranes hoisting equipment. Safe handling of anchors and chains. Lowers, handles and tests lifeboats.
  • Tests ships cranes using various rigging. Ability to interpret all crane load charts and blueprints.
  • Must have 3 years of rigging experience, in a shipyard environment working on Navy vessels.
  • Must be available to work any day and shift as required.
  • Must have OSHA 10 and fire watch certification.
  • Must be DBIDs eligible.

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