G.A. West & Co. Inc., employs as many local personnel as possible with relation to the construction project location. Whatever the skyline, building or experience that first sparked your interest in construction, we are pleased that you are interested in G.A. West.
Every G.A. West project starts with a team of dedicated employees. We are looking for individuals who are eager to develop their skills and apply them together to create the buildings where people play, work, learn and live. Because our success depends on the experience and quality of our team members, we focus on attracting and retaining the best people.
We’d love to have you be a part of our team!
Rigger Helpers are responsible for:
Thorough knowledge of equipment used in rigging operations, included but not limited to lifting and moving equipment.
Knowledge of rigging testing requirements, proper set up and operation of equipment.
Selects cables, 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 and ceilings with bolts and clamps.
Attaches load with lifting devices such as wires, nylon straps and chains to crane hook.
Gives directions to crane operator engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and material handled.
Sets up cranes hoisting equipment.
Safe handling of anchors and chains.
Ability to interpret all crane load charts and blueprints.
Ability to work any assigned shift and ability to work assigned overtime.
May be assigned tasks outside craft as required.