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Dock Rigger-KTN

Department: Rigger
Location: Ketchikan, AK

 Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

POSITION SUMMARY:   Construction of Dry Dock Blocking, Rigging of loads, line handling and maintenance of Facility’s and Equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.       Prepares Dry Docks for operation

2.       Construction of Dry Dock Blocking

3.       Assist in loading and lifting operations

4.       Maintenance of Facility’s and Equipment

JOB SCOPE

1.       Comply with craft and shipyard safety and environmental measures.

2.       Properly cares for and safely uses all hand and power equipment and all company property.

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

1.     Communicate effectively; work independently or in a group.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  1.  Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
  2. Ability to do basic math, i.e. add, subtract, divide and multiply.
  3. Shackles and wire rope slings - size, capacity and use.
  4. Block and tackle - assembly, capacity and use.
  5. Come-A-Longs and Air Tuggers - capacity and use.
  6. Crane Signals. 
  7. Possesses knowledge of mobile crane operations. 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED preferred. 3 years relevant work experience, preferably doing marine rigging. Proven skills, work history and/or applicable education will be considered in lieu of work experience.

ESSENTIAL MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

1.              Interaction/communication with others: Frequently-interacts either verbally or via hand signals with others to coordinate work effort and ensure safety.

2.              Works alone/independently: Frequently-works with others in groups of 2 or 3, either moving objects or coordinating load lift with crane operator.

3.              Directs/supervises others: Not required.

4.              Repetitive work: Work varies throughout the day.

5.              Attention to detail: Must be attentive to how knots are tied and other fastenings are prepared in order to ensure loads can be safely lifted.

6.              Flexibility: Assigned duties vary on a daily basis.

7.              Other mental/psychological demands: Coordinates rigging with co-workers.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Four hour fire watch certification must be obtained within 30 days of hire.

Forklift certification, must be obtained within 30 days of hire.

HAZWOPER – First Responder Awareness Level must be obtained within 90 days of hire.

Confined Space Training, must be obtained within 90 days of hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Sitting, Standing, Walking, Crouching Kneeling/Crawling, Stooping (Bending at the waist), Twisting, Climbing, Balancing, Reaching, Handling/Grasping, Fingering/Feeling, Pushing/Pulling, and Lifting/Carrying.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   
Work is outdoors in all weather, this includes rain, hail, sleet, snow.

Confined spaces 

Must have the ability to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others.      

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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