Rigger - Newport News

PMQ Services | Newport News, VA

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Posted Date 9/15/2022


Candidates must have 2-5 years of experience in heavy rigging and be able to work on-board ship doing heavy lifting, climbing, bending and be able to work in confined spaces. 

Required Skills:  

  1. Proper use and care of chain hoists (1 ton to 40 tons) to rig steel piping and machinery where cranes are not available. 
  2. Knowledge of the proper use of wire rope lashing to rig where lifting pads are not installed or available. 
  3. Knowledge of weight calculations, center of gravity and how to apply rigging gear (chain hoists, shackles, and wire ropes) to safely rig and move loads. 
  4. Knowledge of rigging knots, splicing of rope and wire rope reeving and seizing. 
  5. Experience in rigging loads from a crane hook to other rigging points inside a structure or building. 
  6. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry. 

**Prior to employment, all new hire candidates must pass a background check and hair follicle drug test. Vaccine Required


Salary27.31 Hour
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered
Per Diem Amount
Hrs per week
Project length
24 Months

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