Job Details


Shipyard


Rigger  Newport News, VA  Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Description

Job ID#:

324856

Job Category:

Shipyard


Experience:
Candidates must have 2-5 years of experience in heavy rigging and be able to work onboard 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.
 
Pay scale (depending on experience) - $17.34 - $27.31


BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email ESC@bhienergy.com providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.

 
Job Requirements

 

Experience:
Candidates must have 2-5 years of experience in heavy rigging and be able to work onboard ship doing heavy lifting, climbing, bending and be able to work in confined spaces.
 
Must be able to pass hair follicle drug testing and background check (no felonies within the last 7 years)


 
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