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Job Title: Containment Helper

Department: Containment/Rigging

Reports to: Project Manager


Assist with ensuring containment is erected properly & safely onboard U.S. Navy vessels is in accordance with established procedures.  Containment will prevent fugitive dusts and spray paint from escaping established areas.  Assist with Modifications, repairs and tear-down of containment will be required.  Knowledge of hanging Tarps; applying Shrink wrap and/or monoflex to contain sandblast dust and overspray. Assist with Using Plugs, felt material, wooden blanks, etc. to assure fugitive dusts do not enter the ship. Continuously ensures fall protection and no-dropped item procedures are properly maintained.  Move material properly and safely usually utilizing JLGs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Ensure that proper Safety procedures are followed

Ensure that proper lifting & carrying techniques are followed

Ensure that the pathway to be utilized is understood and hazard assessments are completed

Strict compliance with No-Falling Items allowed procedures


Must be willing to learnthe skills and abilities to erect, maintain, fix, repair and tear-down all containment systems used by MAC.

Working at heights and operation of aerial lifts (JLGs) required.


Completed Containment or Rigging Courses will be beneficial; Knowledge of Shipyard & Containment requirements; Knowledge of staging material will be beneficial.


Individuals must have a good command of the English language. Must be able to communicate well with other Containment Personnel; Supervisors, Managers and the Customer


None Required




Ability to build containment/staging using accepted methods; safety of all personnel is paramount.

Able to understand wind and weather effects on erected containment


Work at heights and lead others to a common goal.  Lifting of up-to 35-pounds may be required.  Able to travel through vessel that may require occasional bending and squatting.   Daily climbing & descending ladders.  Walking at least a mile a day should be expected.  Working at heights on interior and exterior staging; over water; in dry-dock; etc. will be confronted.


Shipyard environment; aboard ship (vessel) work

Company Information

Tidewater Staffing Offers:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Full-Time Employment
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Temp-to-Hire Job Opportunities
  • Free Training Programs
  • Direct Deposit | Money Network Cards
Tidewater Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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