Job Overview:


Assembles rigging to lift and move equipment or material to construction project.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Loads, transports, unloads and assists in selecting cables, ropes, 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, ceilings and gin pole booms with bolts and clamps.
  • Attaches load with grappling devices such as loops, wires, ropes and chains to crane hook.
  • Gives direction to crane operator or hoisting engineer engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and material handled using hand signals, loudspeaker, two-way radio or telephone.
  • Sets up braces and rigs hoisting equipment using hand tools and power wrenches.
  • Has ability to tie various knots.
  • Assembles and disassembles cranes.
  • Splices rope and wire cables to make or repair slings or tackle.
  • May direct workers engaged in hoisting of machinery and equipment onto or off ships, railroad, cars or trucks.
  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
  • Responsible for observing all safety rules.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 12-18 months of documented field experience in chosen craft discipline.
  • Able to perform some support tasks with close supervision/direction and support.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret instructions and documentation.
  • The degree of job responsibilities and requirements may vary depending on months of experience.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coordinate the movements of hands and feet according to visual signals and directions. Limits to standards of accuracy.
  • Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked.
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Observe flat drawing or diagrams and understand how they would look as a solid object.
  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.
  • Plan work and select proper tools.
  • Compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.
  • Picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams.
  • Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked.
  • Work at heights without fear.
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Other Details:

If applicable to the project, etc.

Physical Requirements:

NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)

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Required Qualifications

  • None

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