Bull Rigger

Hackberry, LA

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Journeyman - Typically 3 years and above documented field experience in chosen craft discipline with ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently.
Certified Journeyman - Requires attainment of NCCER certifications written and/or practical.
SUMMARY
Assembles rigging to lift and move equipment or material to construction project.
RESPONSIBILITIES
- Loads, transports, unloads and assists in selecting cables, ropes, 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, ceilings and gin pole booms with bolts and Clamps.
- Attaches load with grappling devices such as loops, wires, ropes and chains to crane hook.
- Gives direction to crane operator or hoisting engineer engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and material handled using hand signals, loudspeaker, two-way radio or telephone.
- Sets up braces and rigs hoisting equipment using hand tools and power wrenches.
- Has ability to tie various knots.
- Assembles and disassembles cranes.
- Splices rope and wire cables to make or repair slings or tackle.
- May direct workers engaged in hoisting of machinery and equipment onto or off ships, railroad, cars or trucks.
- Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
- Responsible for observing all safety rules. Performs other duties as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Coordinate the movements of hands and feet according to visual signals and directions. Limits to standards of
accuracy.
- Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked.
- Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
- Observe flat drawing or diagrams and understand how they would look as a solid object.
- Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.
- Plan work and select proper tools.
- Compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.

QUALIFICATIONS
May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Strength:
a. Standing 70% Walking 30% Sitting 0%
b. Lifting 50 lb.
Carrying 40 lb.
Pushing 40 ft-lb.
Pulling 70 ft-lb.
2. Climbing F
Balancing F
3. Stooping O
Kneeling O
Crouching O
Crawling O
Reaching C
Handling C
EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS
NP Not Present
O Occasionally (0-33%)F Frequently (34-66%)C Constantly (67-100%)