Hutco, Inc. | Newport News, VA

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Posted Date 6/28/2024
Description HUTCO, INC.

Position: Rigger

Job Location: Newport News

Hutco Branch: Newport News

Rate of Pay: $24.00 per hour (No per diem available)


We are currently seeking Rigger to work in Norfolk Virginia.


  • Must be able to set up and break down equipment, including helping Journeymen run hoses; operate power tools; clean the work area and properly dispose of garbage, scrap and other material as directed by supervisor.
  • Must be able to accomplish the semi-skilled functions within the trade where assigned.
  • Must be able to check out, deliver, return and properly care for the required material and tools used in the trade.
  • Must be able to identify and use the equipment and tools used in the trade.
  • Must be able to perform preventive maintenance on shop machinery and equipment used in the employee's trade, such as lubricating machinery, checking fluid levels in equipment or making minor adjustments as directed.
  • Must be able to pass a seven-year background check w/ No Felonies
  • Must pass drug test and E-Verify.
  • Personal Protective Equipment:
  • Hard Hat, Steel Toe Safety Boots, Safety Glasses, Gloves

  • Fabricates, installs and repairs rigging and weight handling gear on ships.
  • Attaches hoists and pulling gear to lift, move, remove, install or position machinery, equipment, structural parts and order heavy loads aboard ships.
  • Selects and attaches chainfalls, jacks, rollers, levers 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.
  • Lays out and handles lines on cleats or bollards and hauls in ships with capstans when assisting dock master in ship dry docking operations.
  • Installs or repairs ships' rigging such as mast on antenna wires, small boat handling gear, shipboard cranes, winches, windless, replenishment and weight handling equipment.
  • Move barges and derricks with tug boats and yard boats.
  • Works in engine rooms, boiler rooms, aloft or in confined spaces as required.
  • Thorough knowledge of shackles, natural, synthetic and wire ropes, steamboat jacks, hydraulic jacks, turnbuckles, rollers, chainfalls, clamps, swivels, crane signals, shipboard nomenclature, forklifts and aerial lifts.
  • Splice natural and synthetic ropes, tying knots, use of electric, pneumatic and hand powered tools.
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards.

A limited benefit plan is available to Hutco, Inc. employees through Essential Staff Care. Available plans include:

  • Medical / Prescription
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Short Term Disability Benefits
  • Term Life Benefits
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit

Apply Online or at the Newport News Branch:

813 Diligence Dr. Suite 121 A

Newport News Virginia, 23606

Send resumes to nnrecruiter@hutcoinc.com

Or call us at (757) 223-7680

Salary24.00 Hour
Per Diem

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