Rigger (Offshore)

Rigger (Offshore)

Bilfinger Inc. | Baton Rouge, LA, 70801, US
Salary Range:$22,000 – $36,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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RIGGER: Gulf of Mexico Platforms- Offshore


Position Summary:


Assembles rigging to lift and move equipment or material on construction project. Work locations may vary (offshore). 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Must have Advanced Rigger NCCER
  • Selects cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks, and sheaves, according to weight and size of load to be moved.
  • Attaches pulley and blocks to fixed overhead structures, such as beams, ceilings, and gin pole booms, with bolts and clamps.
  • Attaches load with grappling devices, such as loops, wires, ropes, and chains, to crane hook.
  • Gives directions to Bridge-or-gantry-crane Operator or Hoisting Engineer engaged in hoisting and moving loads to insure safety of workers and material handled, using hand signals, loudspeaker, or telephone.  
  • Sets up, braces, and rigs hoisting equipment, using handtools and power wrenches.
  • Splices rope and wire cables to make or repair slings and tackle.
  • May direct workers engaged in hoisting of machinery and equipment into ships and be designated Machinery Erector.
  • When hoisting and moving construction machinery onto truck beds, may be designated Machine Mover.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Workers should be able to:
  • Direct or plan an activity; Attain set limits or standards;
  • Do simple arithmetic accurately; and make decisions based on measurable standards.
  • Physically, workers must be able to: See well (naturally or with correction);
  • Climb and/or maintain balance; Stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; Reach for, handle, and manipulate objects;
  • Lift objects weighing up to 100 pounds or more, with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or more; and work at heights.

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