Transportation Rigger

CH2M & Jacobs
August 26, 2020
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Under general supervision, the rigger assembles rigging gear to lift and move equipment or material; selects 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, and ceilings with bolts and clamps; attaches load with grappling devices, such as loops, wires, slings, ropes and chains to crane hook; gives directions, using hand signals or radio communications, to the crane operator engaged in hoisting and moving loads in order to ensure the safety of workers and the material handled. The rigger also sets up, braces, and rigs hoisting equipment using hand tools and power wrenches. Directs workers engaged in hoisting machinery and equipment on board and into ships.  May perform duties of other classifications that have a pay rate equal to or lower than the employee’s current rate.

Required Education / Skills:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Rigger
  • Familiarity with the applicable requirements of NAVFAC P-307

Certificate / License / Registration:   

  • Rigger Certification
  • Class A Commercial Driver License
  • Forklift Operator License

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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