JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
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Position Summary: Industrial RIGGER for upcoming turnaround at a Coal Power Plant; Gibson Station in Owensville, IN.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Attaches loads with ropes, chains, slings, etc. To crane hook

  • Ties rope (tab line) around load for use in guiding load during lifting and positioning

  • Guide load during lifting and positioning

  • Gives directions to the equipment (crane) operator, using hand signals, in order to position load correctly.

  • Uses rigging and hoisting devices such as chokers, chain falls and come-alongs to move equipment / materials into place

  • Follows direction from supervisor

  • Other duties as assigned


    Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrated industrial Rigger history experience

  • Must understand the principles of load dynamics and various sling configurations to perform complex and possibly critical rigging operations

  • Knowledge of industrial machinery and equipment

  • Organization and time management

  • Must have good problem-solving abilities

  • Must have good aptitude and manual dexterity

  • Good reading comprehension

  • Ability to work with others – team player

  • Good communication skills with co-workers and supervisors

  • Adhere to safe practices for all routine and critical lifts

  • Commitment to Zachry values and safety rules and regulations

  • Must know howto read blueprints, schematic drawings and engineering specifications

  • Must understand how to read and interpret technical manuals in order to determine work procedures

  • Must have experience using industrial hand tools and power tools

  • Must have all Journeyman Rigger hand tools

  • Minimum 4-5 years industrial Rigger experience required

  • Access to the job site requires meeting pre-set criteria of a criminal background check

  • NCCER Rigger Certification


    Valued but not required skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Former Zachry employee

  • Formal education/degree/certificate in construction, technical or trade school


    Reporting to this position:  No direct reports 


    Physical demands and work environment: 

  • Physical demands:  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.  May be required to lift, carry and move up to 25lbs.  Will occasionally work at heights, climb ladders and stairways and work off of platforms.  Will use vision abilities to focus, see short and long distances, colors, depth perception and peripheral vision.  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 steel-toe boots. 

  • Work environment:Will work in all weather conditions ranging from warm/hot – cool/cold.  Occasional rain.  Will work at different elevations.  Noise levels will be moderate to high.  Job site will contain light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools.  People standing, walking, sitting, signaling and talking.  Bells, whistles and alarms. No cell phones allowed on the job site.    


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