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Job Title: Rigger Helper                       Department: Rigger                Reports To: Rigger Lead-Person

SUMMARY

Assist with Moveing staging material safely from staging area (Roped off DANGER tape area) to another area, stage or stack material as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

Other duties may be assigned.

Ensure that proper lifting (Back Injury Prevention) techniques are followed

Ensure that proper carrying techniques are followed

Ensure that the pathway to be utilized is understood

Watch for violations of other crew members and correct or notify Rigger Lead-Person

Be very aware of potentially falling items

Communicate with other helpers and laborers of hazard potential

QUALIFICATIONS

Rigger Helpers will be able to handle assigned loads that can be handled properly and safely.

EDUCATION

Pre-Job Safety Orientation, provided by MAC Safety when entering the work-site, clear direction of assigned duties

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Individuals must have a good command of the English language.  Must be able to communicate with other Rigger Personnel.

COMPUTER SKILLS

None Required

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

None required, but knowledge of staging material will be beneficial to outcome

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to complete assigned work

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to assess weight that can be properly handled, some equipment may weigh in excess of 100 pounds and need two stronger laborers to move/carry.  Many staging parts are somewhat heavy and bulky (long) and can be carried by most helpers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Typical shipyard environment

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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