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Rigger 3

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

 

Shift:                         ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance

 

 

JOURNEYPERSON 3 (Rigging)

 

  • Attaches hoists and pulling gear to lift, move, remove, install or position machinery, equipment, structural parts and other heavy loads aboard ship. 
  • Selects and attaches chainfalls, jacks, rollers, lever and/or pulleys according to types of loads being moved. 
  • Signals cranes or other equipment to move loads, controls movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or in confined spaces. 
  • Handles lines on cleats or bollards when assisting the dock master in ship dry docking operations. 
  • Moves barges and derricks with tug boats and yard boats. 
  • Works in engine rooms, boiler rooms, aloft or in confined spaces as required. 
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards.

 

JOURNEYPERSON 2 (Rigging)

 

  • Attaches hoists and pulling gear to lift, move, remove, install or position machinery, equipment, structural parts and other heavy loads aboard ships. 
  • Signals cranes or other equipment to move loads. 
  • Controls movement of equipment through narrow openings or in confined spaces, handles lines on cleats or bollards when assisting the dock master in the ship dry docking operations. 
  • Moves barges and derricks with tug boats. 
  • Works in engine rooms, boiler rooms, aloft or in confined spaces as required. 
  • Knowledge of shackles, chainfalls, natural, synthetic and wire ropes, turnbuckles, rollers, clamps and crane signals. 
  • Splice natural and synthetic ropes tying knots. 
  • Use if electric, pneumatic and hand tools.
  • Operate forklifts and aerial lifts.

 

JOURNEYPERSON 1 (Rigging)

 

  • Assist in attaching hoist and pulling gear to lift, move, remove, install or position machinery, equipment, structural parts or other loads abroad ship. 
  • Assist in the movement of equipment through narrow openings or in confined spaces. 
  • Assist in line handling operations; assist in the erection of staging in tanks, above decks, on mast, yardarms and ship’s sides. 
  • Works in engine rooms, boiler rooms, aloft or in confined spaces as required. 
  • Knowledge of shackles, chainfalls, natural, synthetic and wire ropes, turnbuckles, rollers, clamps and crane signals. 
  • Splicing natural ropes. 
  • Tying knots operate forklifts and aerial lifts. 
  • Use of hand tools.
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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

 

 

 

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.

 

Additional Requirements:

Must be able to climb on and around ships and walk to other yard areas and requires extended periods of standing and walking (75%). Inspections and work may require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding and observing co-workers using tools and equipment. Lifting/carrying tools and parts weighing up to 50 lbs. on frequent basis.  Standing, bending, sitting, reaching, pushing, pulling, crouching, kneeling, handling, finger dexterity, feeling, eye/hand/foot coordination, seeing, hearing required. Selecting appropriate tools for jobs, as per trade classification. Works in tight, confined workspaces on board ship and is exposed to varied temperatures, wind, wet and humid conditions, fumes, odors and dust, vibrations from ship and hand tools, constant moving machinery, possible toxic and caustic chemicals.

 

 

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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