Rigger jobs in the United States

Rigger facilitates the movement and positioning of heavy equipment, materials and cargo. Sets up rigging, slings, pulleys, winches, dollies and ropes to safely maneuver loads. Being a Rigger coordinates moving activities with others using hand or other signals. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Rigger may be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Requires 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

  • General Dynamics Electric Boat
  • North, RI FULL_TIME
  • Are you looking for a new career and new challenges? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity that offers both paid training and room to grow?

    If yes, then apply today for the position of Rigger at Electric Boat where we will assist in building the most advanced and sophisticated submarines in the world!

    What We Offer

    • Paid Training
    • Medical, Dental, Vision
    • 401K plan with up to 6% employer match
    • Paid Vacation and Holidays
    • Shift Premium
    • Health and Wellness Programs
    • Commuter/Van Services/Ripta
    • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
    • Safety Boot Reimbursement Program
    • Growth Opportunities

    Rigger duties include but are not limited to

    Electric Boat Riggers participate in all indoor & outdoor lifting, handling and moving of heavy loads at the facility.

    • Riggers will be required to use typical rigging equipment that includes but is not limited to straps, cables, chains, slings, block and tackle, pulleys, and booms
    • Riggers will work with mobile cranes with a capacity of up to 120 ton and overhead cranes (radio control and pendent control) with a capacity of up to 60 ton. Riggers will eventually become trained and qualified to operate overhead cranes and forklifts along with types of handling gear
    • This position requires the use of hand signals to communicate with mobile crane operators to ensure all lifting and handling functions are completed properly and safely
    • This position also requires work to be performed on ships, barges as well as indoors and outdoors
    • Candidates will be required to work at heights, confined spaces, inclement weather and support extended hours and overtime as business needs dictate

    This position is located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI.


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • 1 year experience in at least one of the following;
      • Rigging or related lifting & handling, heavy equipment operator, construction, related Manufacturing experience or training
    • Valid drivers' license
    • Available to work all shifts and to support overtime as needed
    • Ability to work at heights, in confined spaces and in extreme temperature conditions as required
    • Ability to read, interpret, and work from policies and procedures
    • Individuals are required to possess their own basic hand tools


    • Warehouse, Construction or related experience
    • Rigging or related lifting & handling experience or training
    • Heavy Equipment Operator
    • Forklift experience
    • CDL license
    • Experience in Mobile Crane and/or overhead crane operation
    • Experience operating Crawler Crane
    • Understanding of basic crane hand signals
    • Experience working in the construction industry or a manufacturing environment
    • Ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints
    • Military/Navy experience
    • Vocational, Technical and Community Colleges or Apprentice programs
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong written communication skills for documentation and reporting purposes

    Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside, Wet
  • 15 Days Ago

  • OneWater Marine
  • Jensen, FL FULL_TIME
  • DescriptionRiggers are responsible for the preparation, rigging, and testing the boats. They contribute to the customer’s delight and satisfaction by confirming the boats are ready for delivery. The p...
  • 15 Days Ago

  • Beyel Brothers, Inc
  • Cocoa, FL FULL_TIME
  • Job Location: Cocoa, FLPosition OverviewWe are looking for a skilled and experienced Rigger with a background in the crane, rigging, and transport industry. The successful candidate will be responsibl...
  • 15 Days Ago

  • Turner Industries
  • Freeport, TX FULL_TIME
  • Turner Industries is accepting resumes for Riggers for 2 months Turnaround work in Freeport, TX.No Per Diem Available ideal for local candidatesMust have NCCER or NCCO Certification Must be able to wo...
  • 15 Days Ago

  • Condustrial Inc.
  • Charlotte, NC FULL_TIME
  • RIGGERS NEEDED ** HIRING IMMEDIETLY TEXT ME NOW $25/$28 **Join the Condustrial Crew in Fort Mill, SC! We're Hiring Rigging Rockstars!Are you ready to take your rigging skills to new heights? Condustri...
  • 16 Days Ago

  • Optimized Process Designs LLC
  • Midland, TX FULL_TIME
  • Your JobThe jobsite in Midland, TX has an opening for a Rigger.Our TeamOptimized Process Designs, LLC (OPD) is an engineering/construction company headquartered in Katy, TX with an expertise in the na...
  • 16 Days Ago

Drill Rig Operator
  • Aerotek
  • Purcellville, VA
  • **Job Title: Operator** **Job Description** Are you a highly skilled operator with experience in operating, maintaining,...
  • 7/25/2024 12:00:00 AM

  • Clark Construction Group, LLC
  • Lorton, VA
  • There is a reason that Clark is a leader in the construction industry. Simply put, it's our people. From highways to hot...
  • 7/25/2024 12:00:00 AM

Senior Concrete Research Technician
  • High Performance Technologies Inc
  • McLean, VA
  • Job Description Job Description High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTech) is an infrastructure-centered firm focusing...
  • 7/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

Driller Trainee
  • Froehling & Robertson
  • Sterling, VA
  • Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R)has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881. In addition to being...
  • 7/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

Electrical Equipment Technician T1/T2/T3 - Herndon, VA
  • National Guard Employment Network
  • Herndon, VA
  • Job Description ATTENTION MILITARY AFFILIATED JOB SEEKERS - Our organization works with partner companies to source qual...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Fabricator/Welder for Architectural Stairs & Rails
  • Next Step Ironworks, LLC
  • Ijamsville, MD
  • Job Description Job Description We are currently looking for a fabricator/welder for custom architectural stairs and rai...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Lead Refrigeration Systems Specialist
  • Wegmans
  • Gainesville, VA
  • EARN A BONUS UP TO $1,500! Hiring immediately! At Wegmans, our Maintenance Mechanic team ensures that our stores, facili...
  • 7/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

CDL Rigger
  • ProLift Rigging Co
  • Manassas, VA
  • Job Description Job Description ProLift Rigging is a privately owned, purpose-driven industrial construction company tha...
  • 7/21/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Rigger jobs
$45,066 to $54,551