Feb 26, 2024

Riggers Needed! - Norfolk, VA

  • Integrity Staffing
Skilled Trades

Job Description

Located in Norfolk, VA

Job Description:

  • Must have LEVEL 1 Rigger Certification from NCCCO
  • Must have 2-5 years’ experience in heavy shipboard rigging
  • 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.

Pay starting at $25.00/hour

Long Term Assignments Available (Up to 2 years)

ACA Health Insurance Benefits Available

Per Diem Available for Those Who Qualify

Please contact our Virginia Beach office at 757-420-0555 and choose option 6 or email us at trades@integritystaffing.net with any questions or inquiries.


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