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 Journeyman must have 5 or more years of verifiable experience and are able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability desired.
The individual must have working knowledge of procedures, strong mechanical aptitude and ability, and be able to follow directions. The individual must possess experience in the trade; knowledge of ship terminology, blueprint reading, job specifications and manuals.
Must be able to follow directions and work with limited supervision. Must be willing to work with and train subordinates.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
-Technically proficient in tasks, work processes, and equipment operation.
-Accountable for completion of daily work assignments including the completion and signatures for work completion and quality.
-Creates a working environment for compliant with quality, safety, environmental, and health regulations and policies.
-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.
-Lowers, handles and tests lifeboats.
-Tests ships cranes using various rigging.
-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.