18 June 2023

REQ #12589

Rigger’s Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Selects, installs, and uses cable, ropes, shackles, beam clamps, strong backs and other weight handling gear to lift, move and position heavy loads
  • Fabrication, installation and repair of standing and running riggings and wire cable or fiber rope articles such as slings, towing bridles, wire rope nets, and other ship and boat rigging and weight handling gear
  • Direct the operation of cranes and similar equipment and plan for clearance and safety factors
  • Assist in ship docking operations by laying out and handling docking lines and tackles, subbing lines on cleats or bollards, hauling in lines by operating capstans, and performing similar duties
  • Traverse and negotiate gangways and scaffolding at varying heights
  • Traverse and negotiate uneven surfaces
  • Ascend and work at heights up to 40 feet
  • Abide by all safety rules, company and shipyard practices


  • Able to gain access to all government facilities as required
  • Must have a current forklift license
  • Ascend and work at height up to 40 feet
  • Must be reliable and maintain consistent work attendance
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of formal apprenticeship program or completion of in-company, two year training program

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