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Offshore Rigger

Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Location: Houma
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Main PurposesTo 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 load-outs safely and efficiently.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 cherry picker operators by hooking-up slings and load cables to materials or structures as required.-- Set up skid/rail components used to load completed structures onto barges or offload structures from barges to assigned locations in the fabrication yard.-- Assist crane operators, cherry picker operators, and maintenance personnel (mechanics) in performing routine maintenance work on cherry pickers, cranes etc.-- Report all defective rigging equipment (slings, shackles etc.) to the rigging foreman immediately.-- Install rigging on loads to maneuver over, under, or around obstacles, using multi-point suspension techniques. -- Assist in cleaning up work areas as needed (including barges) before beginning lift or load-out operations.-- Assist with set up water pumps on barges as required to prepare for loadouts.-- Set up water pumps on barges as required to prepare for load-outs.-- Assist in control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confine spaces, using chain falls, beam clamps, cable/nylon slings and other certified lifting equipment.-- Rig-up and rig-down equipment and materials scheduled to go on or leave offshore vessels and platforms. Assist welders and fitters as required in grinding, buffing, rigging, etc.-- Properly rig slings to ensure proper alignment of load before moving the load.-- Give hand signal directions to crane operators during lift operations.Environmental Conditions80 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,/or gas, etc.)

Physical Requirements-- Standing-Is is an essential job function/physical requirement.-- Walking: This 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: This 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 safely and efficiently.-- Lifting - employees must lift to 25 pounds and occasionally 50-75 pounds.Job Requirements-- Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen-- Must be able to pass a background check.-- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.-- TWIC cardDesirable Experience/TrainingHighschool diploma or GED.PM21PI181200054

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

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