Alliance of Riggers & Operators

rigging supervisor hiring

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Position: Rigging Supervisor
Type: Heavy Machinery Moving and Training
Reports To: Branch Manager
Location: Multiple

I. Job Summary

  • Responsible for leading the rigging crew in a safe and timely manner while supporting the customer’s needs.

  • II. Essential Position Functions and Accountabilities
  • Direct Supervision of a varied skill level rigging crew involved in mechanical installations.

  • Organizes work by studying work orders, blueprints, diagrams, manuals, and specifications; gathering supplies and equipment; coordinating work schedules with other trades.

  • Installs equipment by setting anchors; assembling and attaching components and parts; leveling and all miscellaneous assembly.

  • Dismantles and move equipment by dissembling components and parts; disconnecting utilities; securing equipment for moving; crating components and parts for shipping.

  • Maintains a safe work environment by being aware of foot traffic when moving equipment; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.

  • Keeps hand tools and equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

  • Maintains equipment records by completing logs.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

  • Operates a variety of equipment; forklifts, boom lifts, carry deck cranes, and various hand tools.

  • III. Qualifications
  • High school diploma, GED, or certified technical school required.

  • Must have a current Class A CDL driver’s license and meet current DOT physical requirements.

  • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience as a Rigger/Millwright with some supervisory background.

  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in the English language.

  • Must be able to drive various types of trucks as needed.

  • General knowledge of the crane including controls, functions, limitations and general operating characteristics.

  • Must possess and use good interpersonal skills and have the ability to interact well with customers and co-workers in a positive and constructive manner.

  • Must maintain and stay current with all OSHA, MSHA, First Aid, and Safety Certifications.

  • IV. Special Skills
  • Have the ability to operate large forklifts up to 60,000 LBS.

  • Must have welding and fabrication capabilities. The ability to read blueprints and to do extensive layout work is required.

  • Willingness to travel for extended periods of time.

  • V. Physical Demands
  • Must have the ability to climb with high angle work experience.

  • Must be able to climb on, around, and under trucks and equipment in order to properly inspect and assure equipment is assembled and disassembled properly.

  • Must have the ability to kneel, stoop, reach, and to push and pull.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • VI. Work Conditions
  • The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Work is performed outside and in various weather conditions including working in the heat or cold and with wet or dry conditions.

  • Work can be between medium to heavy duty, requiring the ability to lift up to 100lbs max and carry 50lbs. max, standing and walking continuously during some operations.

  • Due to the urgency of some jobs, this position contains some level of stress and requires the ability to handle multiple tasks smoothly.

  • Requires regular, predictable attendance.

  • Note:
  • This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this list is intended to be )an accurate reflection of the current job, the Company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (IE: emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, or technological developments.