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Rigger - Onshore - US

Company: Wood
Location: Baytown
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently sourcing for a Rigger Journeyman to join our team in Baytown, Texas.

U.S. Only: Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required .

  • Accurately interpret and apply information from work orders, job orders, specifications, blueprints or drawings.
  • Identify, recognize and demonstrate safe usage of hand tools and power tools appropriate for the job.
  • Recognize various materials used in the craft and demonstrate a working knowledge of appropriate material handling techniques.
  • Select and safely use appropriate equipment which may include (but not limited to) manlifts, fork lifts, and company trucks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in safe rigging practices.
  • Identify, explain and perform crane signals.
  • Identify functions, operating characteristics and limitations or various pieces of heavy equipment.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate hoisting problems to appropriate personnel.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate procedures required when performing lifts near power lines.
  • Demonstrate ability to assure adequate site preparation for cranes,
  • Demonstrate ability to consistently obtain correct load weight and load placement information prior to performing any lifts.
  • Demonstrate ability to determine the number of parts of hoist line required.
  • Demonstrate ability to assemble, set up, and rig a crane properly.
  • Demonstrate ability to safely move a crane from one location to another.
  • Demonstrate appropriate procedures in shutting down and securing cranes when they are unattended.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and understand sling and shackle charts.
  • Demonstrate ability to inspect all equipment used in the lifting process including slings, cables, shackles, chains, pins, safety catches, etc.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills for hand rigging procedures.
  • Select gear such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights and sizes, facilities, and work schedules.
  • Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving, using hand and power tools.
  • Tilt, dip, and turn suspended loads to maneuver over, under, and/or around obstacles, using multi-point suspension techniques.
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chain falls, gin poles, gallows frames, and other equipment.
  • Test rigging to ensure safety and reliability.
  • Signal or verbally direct workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads, in order to ensure safety of workers and materials.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Employee should have at least 2 years in the construction industry working as in a helper or material handler position or around construction mobile equipment.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

    Diversity Statement (EEO)

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Baytown , Rigger - Onshore - US, Other , Baytown, Texas

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