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Inshore Rigger

Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Location: Houma
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Main Purposes
To perform all job duties involved in rigging-up slings, shackles, etc. used to lift/install/move materials (pipe, plate, etc.) or structures, equipment, or materials either from one location of the yard to another or on Offshore locations or Offsite locations, including loadouts in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Functions
- Able to thread and install screw pipe.
- Supply welding crafts with needed materials.
- Coordinate crane activity for transport materials.
- Assist fitters with measurement taking and proper cleaning of fittings for welding.
- Provide guidance to crew regarding safety and rigging procedures.
- Sets examples for peers in safety policy and rigging tasks.
- Assist crane operators and/or cherry picker operators by hooking-up slings and/or load cables to materials or structures as required.
- Set-up skid/rail components used to load-out completed structures onto barges or offload structures from barges to assigned locations in the fabrication yard.
- Assist crane operators, cherry picker operators and/or maintenance personnel (mechanics) in performing routine maintenance work on cherry pickers, cranes, dozers, etc.
- Report all defective rigging equipment (slings, shackles, jacks, cracked sledgehammer handles, plate clamps, etc.) to the rigging foreman immediately.
- Tilt, dip, and turn suspended loads to maneuver over, under, or around obstacles, using multipoint suspension techniques.
- Assist in cleaning up work areas as needed (including barges) prior to beginning lift or loadout operations.
- Set-up water pumps on barges as required to prepare for loadouts.
- Test mechanical system to ensure proper functioning.
- Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confines, using chain falls, gin poles, gallows frames, and other equipment.
- Rig-up and rig-down equipment and materials scheduled to go on or leave offshore vessels and/or platforms.
- Assist welders and fitters as required in grinding, buffing, rigging, etc.
- Give hand signal directions to crane operators during lift operations.

Environmental Conditions
80 to 90% of the work activities are performed outdoors. Individuals will be required to work in changes of temperature, hot, cold, humid, wet, and dry conditions; dust mud etc., They may also be exposed to fumes (Paint, paint thinners, diesel, and/or gas etc.)

Physical RequirementsStanding-Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
Walking- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
Turning, twisting, bending and stooping- These physical requirements are essential job functions.
Pushing and Pulling-These physical requirements are essential job functions.
Reaching, forward and reaching overhead- These are essential job functions /physical requirements.
Climbing- Is an essential job function /physical requirement.
Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking hearing and seeing-These are all considered normal physical duties/requirements and would be needed /required to work in this industrial environment is a safe and efficient manner
Lifting - employees must be able to lift up to 25-50 pounds and occasionally 75-100 pounds.

Job Requirements
- Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
- Must be able to pass background check.
- Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
- TWIC card

Desirable Experience/Training
- Highschool diploma or GED.PI181198305

Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, New Orleans , Inshore Rigger, Other , Houma, Louisiana

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