Job Description

Rigging General Foreman

ZACHRY is currently seeking experienced Industrial GENERAL FOREMAN RIGGING for new construction work.

Position Summary

GENERAL FOREMAN RIGGING will be responsible for the coordinating 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 Journeyman Rigger/ Crane Operator. 2+ years in supervision positions.

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

* Must have the NCCO

* Must be able to successfully pass Zachry Motor vehicles athorization.

* 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 Qualifications

* 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 co-workers 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 with in 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.



Reporting to:


This position will be responsible for multiple crews that will be led by foreman supervisors in their daily work. May manage up to 4 crews each having up to 8-12 workers. Foreman of the crews will answer directly to this position.

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



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