Jacobs Rigger - Prudhoe Bay, Alaska in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

Essential Functions:

  • Erect,raise, join and otherwise place structural components or members to form completed structures or structural frameworks;

  • Lift/move equipment/material by crane or other lifting/hoisting devices;

  • Select cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks & sheaves, according to weight and size of load;

  • Set up, braces/rigs hoisting equipment, using hand tools/power wrenches;

  • Splice rope/wire cables to make or repair slings/tackle;

  • Use proper care with the tools and equipment commonly employed in industrial construction such as air tools, torque wrenches, cutting torches, chain hoists and come-alongs;

  • Give/receive directions to/from crane operator while engaged in hoisting and moving loads using hand signals, loudspeaker or radio;

  • Assemble rigging to lift and move equipment or material in a petrochemical-facility or on a construction project;

  • Select cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks and sheaves, according to weight and size of load to be moved;

  • Attach pulley and blocks to fixed overhead structures, such as beams, ceilings and gin pole booms, with bolts and clamps;

  • Attach load with lifting devices, such as loops, wires, ropes and chains, to crane hook;

  • Sets up, braces and rigs hoisting equipment, using hand tools and power wrenches;

  • Splices rope and wire cables to make or repair slings and tackle

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of rigging devices and components such as wire ropes, chains, slings, hooks, sockets, thimbles, spreader bars, sheaves, pulleys and lifting equipment.

  • Knowledge of the standard methods of safely rigging and lifting equipment and materials such as structural steel, pipe, conduit, vessels, rotating equipment, heaters and any other industrial equipment the project may dictate.

  • Knowledge of the proper use and care of the tools and equipment commonly employed on an industrial construction project such as chain falls, jacks, slings, chokers, shackles and clips.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, rigging diagrams and lifting capacity charts for equipment and load carrying parts.

  • Ability to give and understand all common hand signals and safety connect to lifting equipment and materials

Physical Demand/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Must have ability to stand, walk on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, sit, squat, kneel, reach through low and high ranges and exhibit normal balance and coordination. These basic physical requirements are essential for safe performance of the job in harsh environments with exposure to very cold temperatures and while wearing arctic gear.

  • Lift 40 lbs from floor to chest x 2 with a 12 second interval

  • Lift 40 lbs from floor to shoulders x 2 with a 12 second interval

  • Carry Test: Carry 40 lbs with two hands for 50 feet x 2; self-paced, but continuous; allow a 60 second rest break between carry tests

  • Shovel 5 minutes self-paced and continuous (See shoveling test instructions at end of this document.)

  • Stairs: Walk up and down 12 steps x 10 for a total of 120 steps; self-paced; allow a 60 second rest break after walking up and down 60 steps

  • Slanted Ladder: Climb up and down 5 rungs x 3 for a total of 15 rungs; self-paced, but continuous

  • Repetitive Stoop Test: Perform from standing position, bend forward at waist as far as possible without bending the knees with hands reaching toward the floor x 5, self-paced, but continuous

  • Repetitive Kneel Test: Perform from standing, kneel on one knee, alternate from left to right knee, x 5 each knee.

  • Repetitive Squat Test: Perform a functional squat and stand x 5

  • Twist and Flex Test: Perform from standing alternate toe touches x 5 to each side to assess ability to twist and flex the trunk repetitively

Shovel Test:

  • The shoveling simulation is to be conducted for a test period of 5 five minutes, self-paced but continuous i.e., no rest breaks using a standard snow shovel with a 3 lb weight attached to the shovel blade, e.g. sand bag weight securely taped to the shovel blade.

  • The test recipient will be instructed to simulate lifting digging snow/gravel from floor level directly in front of the body the front center position and to lift the end of the weighted shovel to waist level when elbows are flexed 90 degrees.

  • This is immediately followed by turning the entire body and shovel to the right or left to a full 90 degrees from the starting front center position to simulate moving the load to the side.

  • Once the test recipient has completed the rotation of the shovel blade at waist level to 90 degrees, the test recipient will reverse the rotation of the body and shovel back to the front center position i.e., the starting point of the shovel lift and lower the shovel back to the floor level directly in front of the body to simulate returning to shoveling again.

  • The next rotational lift is repeated again to the opposite side of the body. Therefore, the lift task is repeated by lifting and turning the shovel blade to the opposite side 90 degrees left and right on each repetition until the 5 minute period is completed.

  • One to two (1-2) years experience in safely rigging and lifting equipment and materials

  • NCCER Rigging certification or the ability to obtain within six months from date of hire

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Valid driver's license and the ability to be covered by Jacob's auto insurer

Job: *Craft - Construction

Title: Rigger - Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

Location: US ALASKA-Prudhoe Bay

Requisition ID: 180004GH

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.