Austin Industries

Rigger

US-TX-Deer Park
Requisition ID
2017-2380
Category
Outage

Overview

Summary: Assembles rigging to lift and move various equipment and materials to and from industrial work areas by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Selects cables, ropes, pullup, winches, blocks and sheaves according to weight and size of load to be moved.
  • Attached pullup and blocks to fixed overhead structures, such as beams, ceilings and gin pole boom with bolts and clamps.
  • Attached load with grappling devices, such as loops, wire rope and chains to crane hook.
  • Gives direction to operator engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and material handled.
  • Sets up, braces and rigs hoisting equipment using hand tools and power wrenches.
  • Responsible for observing and monitoring others observance of all safety rules.

 

 

Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities - This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to twelve months related experience and/or training (depending on the jobsite); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Computer Skills - Computer skills are not required for this position.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Must possess NCCER advanced rigging and/or equivalent certification.  Depending on the jobsite, certain other certificates or licenses may be required.

 

Other Skills and Abilities - For safety reasons, it is imperative that the employee be able to read and speak fluent English.

 

Other Qualifications - It may be necessary to travel or commute for this position.

 

 

Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.  Because of power lines, the employee may be exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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