Rigger - 1st/2nd Class

US-VA-Norfolk
1 month ago(12/18/2017 10:21 AM)
Job ID
2017-1195
# of Openings
5
Category
Production

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.


Our benefits include:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

401K

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Legal Services

Annual performance evaluations and service pay increases

On-site Human Resources

On-site gym

Free and close proximity parking

Associate perks/gifts 

Overview

Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Rigging Shop. Need is for 1st / 2nd / 3rd Class Riggers for immediate work in Norfolk, VA. This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience.

Responsibilities

  • Learn the correct equipment and lifting devices that will bear heavy loads
  • Select the right tools that will enable Rigger to move and position heavy objects in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Possess working knowledge of weight testing IAW specified Tech manuals for equipment such as Cranes, Davits, Winches, Anchors, and anchor chains, etc… within safety guidelines
  • Controls movement of heavy objects/equipment through narrow openings and confined spaces, using jacks, pulley blocks, chain falls, and rollers
  • Installs hooks, swivels, and turn buckles in rigging
  • Signals workers operating cranes or other equipment to move load
  • Selects and attaches gear, braces and cushions according to weight and distribution of load
  • Controls costs in assigned area of responsibility and recommend to management improved methods of operation that could result in cost savings for the department and company
  • Train and supervise lower level mechanics and semi-skilled employees
  • Responsible for knowing and understanding company policy
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities

Qualifications

  • 7-10 years' rigging experience required.
  • 5+ years experience for 2nd class riggers
  • Must have knowledge of chain fall/strap loading and their uses
  • Must be able to rig large loads safely, even in small spaces, etc.
  • Underwater Hull propulsion rigging (rudders, propellers, fin stabilizers, shafts, etc.)
  • Knowledge of ship's structure, anchor chains and associated equipment, staging construction, cranes and their capacities/charts, ship's mooring, etc.
  • Candidate should be able to climb and have no fears of elevated heights.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and US Citizenship due to working at specific locations.
  • Knowledge of underwater hull rigging of shafting, propellers, rudders, etc. is preferred.
  • Previous shipyard experience is preferred.

 

 

EEO

- Respect
- Pride
- Truth
- Family

These are our CORE VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.

All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.
Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/M/F/DISABILITY/VET

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