Rigger - REPCON

Houston, Texas

Posted in Building and Construction

Job Info

Craft Description:

A craft person that has through work experience and craft assessment testing shown to be competent to perform the duties of rigging to move, lift, jack, block and place equipment or materials according to blueprint, design or client specifications and safety requirements using both hand and power tools.

Typical Duties:

Plan the work, read and understand lift plans.

Calculate estimated load weighs to be moved or lifted.

Checks load charts to make sure overloading of lifting equipment does not occur.

Read drawings, sketches and etc. to assure correct placement of materials and equipment.

Inspects rigging and tools daily.

Communicates with others and places barricades in areas where loads are moved or lifted.

Locate lift (center of gravity) and jack points for loads to be moved or lifted.

Selects type, size of slings, clamps, clevises, wires, ropes, cables, pulleys, sheaves, blocks, jacks, chains and etc. according the load to be moved, lifted or placed.

Attaches slings, hooks, wires, cables, ropes, blocks and etc. to cranes or lifting devices.

Places jacks, rollers, blocks as needed when moving, lifting or placing a load.

Installs in place with bolts, clamps and etc. materials and equipment

Perform hand and verbal crane signals to a crane operator.

Other duties maybe required if determined.

Typical Requirements:

Have educational skills to perform duties.

Pass company pre employment physical.

Pass pre employment substance abuse requirements.

Pass job related PFT and mask fit testing requirements.

Work to job specific requirements using required personal protective equipment.

Perform shop math with knowledge of geometry.

Climb ladders, scaffolds and structures.

Tolerate and be able to work in enclosed areas and high elevations.

Stoop, bend, walk, crawl or crouch.

Handle, reach for, and manipulate objects, components and materials.

Carry or lift objects and materials up to 50 pounds.

Perform other duties that may change often or be required if determined.

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