Posted 25 Dec 2020


Los Alamos, NM (Environmental)


POSITION: Rigger JOB TYPE: Full Time LOCATION: Los Alamos, New Mexico

Job Description

The qualified Rigger assembles rigging to lift and move equipment components and material during the dismantling and decommissioning of facilities. As a Rigger, this position will be required to understand, comply with, and execute Lift Plans for various type components using fixed cranes and hoists.

• Inspects and prepares loads that need moved

• Selects appropriate rigging gear

• Prepares rigging equipment including beams, pulleys, clamps, and bolts

• Inspects rigging before final use

• Monitors and maintains rigging equipment

• Maneuvers loads using heaving equipment and by hand

• Breaks down rigging equipment and conducts post-rigging inspections

• Ensures compliance with state, customer, and company safety procedures

• Communicates with rigging and project management team

• Other duties as assigned

Basic Job Requirements

• High school diploma or GED

• 3 years work-related experience as a Rigger including knowledge of hitch configurations, capacities, and basic knots

• Minimum Level 1 NCCCO certification

• Familiarity with OSHA safety standards

• Ability to work with others, take direction and communicate effectively

• Physical fitness including ability to lift and/or move 50 pounds, work at heights, work in noisy environment, see well (naturally or with correction), climb up and down ladders, scaffolds, and other objects

• U.S. Citizen

• Offer contingent upon results of background check and pre-employment drug test

Preferred Qualifications

• HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training

• Radiological Worker II Training

• DOE/DOD project experience preferred