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Rigger J2

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance

 

General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk is the consolidation of two great shipyards that have operated in the Port of Hampton Roads, Virginia for more than 50 years - the former Metro Machine Corporation and the former Earl Industries.  Along with our facilities in Bremerton, Washington, our expertise encompasses experience on more than 450 ships, a Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) contract, and the maintenance and repair of aircraft carriers and ships from the Navy's amphibious fleet.

 

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.


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.

 

UNIQUE/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.

 

 

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