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Rigger 1/Class

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Bremerton, WA, US, 98337

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift:                         ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE (Job Description)

        The Rigger 1st Class is responsible for accomplishing work in accordance with work specifications    

        safely, with the highest quality, in a professional manner.  Assist other trades in removing

        equipment and /or structural components by the use of lifting equipment such as chain falls,

        cranes, shackles and slings.  NASSCO Riggers must be able to meet the

        requirements of an Outside Machinist.

  

POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training/Experience)

    • Have the advanced knowledge of crane signals and terminologies
    • Ability to communicate with crane operators via hand signals or voice radios
    • Ability to carry and use chain falls
    • Have the advanced knowledge in proper inspect , use and store wire rope pennants and slings
    • Have the ability to determine the load weight and center gravity when rigging equipment
    • Ability determining the correct rigging equipment for the current task
    • Possess the knowledge of using complex multipoint suspension techniques to maneuver loads and move objects from heights of 50ft to 70ft
    • Possess the knowledge of knot tying with the capabilities of tying knots and knowing their uses and functionalities such as bowlines, square knots and hitches, etc.
    • Ability to estimate the weight needed to accomplish weight test for different types of ships equipment
    • Be able to carry a full tool bag and assist outside machinist in removing, dissembling, repairing, reassembling and reinstalling ships equipment.
    • Minimum or 8-12 years shipyard rigging experience
    • Must be able to work at heights of 20 ft. or higher
    • Must be able to stand, sit , walk , kneel and crawl for long periods of time
    • Must be able to adhere and understand the companies safety policies as well as industrial safety requirements
    • Have a minimum of basic tools sizes ranging from 1/4” to 1 ¼”
    • Must be a qualified rigger level one and qualified signal person – OSHA 1926 Subpart CC Certified.  Must be able to show proof.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

X

Carrying

X

Lifting

X

Walking

X

Climbing

X

Pulling

 

 

X

Crawling

X

Sitting

 

 

X

Crouching

X

Standing

 

 

X

Hearing

X

Stooping

 

 

X

Kneeling

X

Talking

 

 

            

               WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

 

Administrative

X

Warehouse

 

Grounds

X

Ship Board

 

Driver

 

Facility Maint.

X

Industrial Shop

 

Food Service

 

Boiler Shop

X

Outdoors

 

Janitorial

 

Other

 

Vision Requirements: The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as:

          operating machines where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach or performing mechanical or

          skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as ones by electricians, technicians, service

          people, painters, mechanics, etc.

 

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

This position reports to shop supervisor.  This position develops and maintains a positive working relationship with other Welders and supports a team approach in the pursuit of common company goals.

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PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

ACCOUNTABILITY

 

STANDARD EQUIPMENT ISSUE

None.

  

UNIQUE/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  •        Evening, weekend and/or extended hours may be required.
  •        Approx.  70% of a mechanics time is devoted to actual production.

Must be able to access all work locations, including government and private shipyards and/or vessels.

 

 

 

General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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