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ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Journeyman Rigger for outage work within the Duke Midwest Power Plants.


Position Summary

Riggers will be responsible for the lifting and movement of heavy equipment and materials. They will inspect all applicable rigging. Plan for lifts using weight of the load, lifting capacity of equipment, and other relative information needed to safely plan any heavy load movement. Attach load using slings, chains, cables, hooks, shackles, and other related equipment. They will be responsible for signaling operator during lift with instructions.


Qualification Highlights

 Must have 4+ years’ experience as a Rigger Helper or Journeyman Rigger

 Must possess all Knowledge Skills and Abilities for positions (see below).

 Must have or be able to successfully complete the NCCER Rigging assessment.

 Must be able to meet all physical requirements.

 Must be able to work at heights in excess of 300 ft.

 Must have all required tools.

 Must have reliable transportation.


Position Responsibilities

 Act as safety observer on equipment lifts.

 Inspect all rigging equipment.

 Plan or assist in planning of lifts.

 Attach loads using slings, chains, shackles, hooks, cables, and other rigging equipment.

 Tie rope around load for use of guiding during lifting and positioning.

 Signal Equipment operator during lifts for directional or placement instructions.

 Guides load during lift and positioning.

 Climb structures to guide and position load.

 Assist in connecting or stabilizing of load prior to detaching load from equipment.

 Detach loads and remove rigging equipment.

 Place and remove outrigger pads from Cranes and other heavy equipment.


Required knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 Must have specific knowledge of rigging equipment and their capacities.

 Must have knowledge of required tools and their proper use.

 Must be a team player and have effective communication skill in dealing with coworkers and any other work             related contacts.

 Must have basic knowledge of the construction processes involved in heavy industrial construction.

 Must be able to use problem solving skills and critical thinking to resolve and identify issues, including     safety risks.

 Must know proper hand signals to communicate with equipment operator.

 Must have knowledge regarding lift planning including but not limited to: the equipment to use, load         capacities of equipment and lifting equipment.

 Must hold a NCCER certification for Rigging or be able to obtain one within 30 days of hire date.

 Must have basic transportation knowledge in regards to moving equipment and loads from one location to             another.

 Knowledge of arithmetic required to plan for a lift.

 Must be willing to follow all company directives and safety procedures.

 Must be able to work at heights.

 Must have reliable transportation.


Preferred Additional Qualification

 Current Zachry or Zachry ROF’ed employee.

 Former experience working with Zachry Industrial, Inc.

 Experience working as an Industrial Ironworker.


Reports to Position

 This position does not have any direct reports; however the position will work closely with and oversee on             occasion of helper and labor positions. The position will hold a positional and expertise authority of the             helper and laborer positions.


Physical Requirements

 Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting and lifting.

 Will talk and hear to communicate.

 Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull: objects, materials, controls and tools with up         to 70 ft-lbs of pressure.

 May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.

 Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, work off of platforms and man lifts, and may occasionally             work out on an open structure using the appropriate fall protection requirements.

 Must have good visual acuity and depth perception.

 Must be able to work outside in the changing weather conditions including in the heat, cold, rain, snow, and             wind.

 Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety             glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots.


Required Tools


Toolbox w/ lock

 25’+ Tape Measure

 12” Adjustable Wrench

 1 ¼” Spud Wrench

 1 1/8” Spud Wrench

 50’ Tape Measure

 Torpedo Magnetic Level

 Drift Pin

 Tool Belt

 #9 Kleins

 24” Hand Level

 4 to 6 lb Hammer

 Channel Locks

 Line up Bars (2)

 Bull Pins (2)

 Large Wedges (2)

 Small Wedges (2)

 Rain Coat

 Pair of Leather Gloves

 Rain Boots


ZACHRY is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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