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Rigger

Newport News, VA 23604

Posted: 04/10/2024 Job Number: LB5326594526 Pay Rate: $27.31 / hour

Job Description

Job Description:
  • Proper use and care of chain hoists (1 ton to 40 tons) to rig steel piping and machinery where cranes are not available
  • Knowledge of the proper use of wire rope lashing to rig where lifting pads are not
    installed or available
  • Knowledge of weight calculations, center of gravity and how to apply rigging gear (chain hoists, shackles, and wire ropes) to safely rig and move loads
  • Ability to rig knots, splicing of rope and wire rope reeving and seizing.
  • Experience in rigging loads from a crane hook to other rigging points inside a structure or building
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry
Pay starting at $27.31/hourPer diem available to those eligible  
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