PPM Rigger- Capital Assignment (Kingsport) 6.6

Kingsport, Tennessee

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About Us:

Backed by more than 40 years of experience and one of the industry's leading safety performance records, PPM, helps clients address the complex challenges inherent in today's manufacturing and industrial facilities environment. Our wide experience in meeting industrial plant maintenance needs enables us to implement systems and processes that keep facilities and equipment running at consistently optimum levels.

Job Title: Rigger

Job Summary:

Rigger will be able to manipulate rigging lines, hoist, to move or support materials, steel, concrete etc. Tests rigging to insure safety and reliability before engaging in hoisting or lifting.

Essential Duties:

Aligns, levels and anchors cranes and equipment

Assembles and installs supporting structures, rigging, hoist, and pulling gear

Attaches load to rigging to provide support or prepare for moving using hand and power tools

Connects pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures, with bolts, shackles, and clamps

Cleans and dresses machine and surfaces of component parts

Controls movements of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces

Dismantles, maintains and stores rigging equipment

Manipulates rigging lines, hoist, to move or support materials, steel, concrete etc.

Selects gear, shackles, cables according to load size, facilities and work schedule

Signals or gives verbal directions to workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and materials

Tests rigging to insure safety and reliability before engaging in hoisting or lifting


  • Possess the ability to use the English language to communicate (both verbally and in writing) accurately and concisely on technical matters to external and internal customers
  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Have a valid Driver's License.
  • Experience in industrial maintenance work.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in all of the above areas
  • Ability to stoop, bend, manipulate tools in small spaces
  • Perform work at heights
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move varied objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Preferred experience
  • NCCER Rigging certification
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Good perception of math applications, weights, balance, and measurements

Physical Requirements/Job Site Requirements:
  • May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must posses enough strength and stamina to perform the technical duties and essential functions as identified above
  • Must be able to move in and around confided spaces and uneven areas
  • Must have full range of motion consistent with age
  • Must be able to climb and maintain balance ladders
  • Must be able to adequately hear and respond to voice commands and alerts from other employees, alarms and other job-related noises
  • Visual acuity, depth perception and color discrimination consistent with that required to work at heights and on uneven surfaces
  • Safety/Steel toe shoes are required.
Notice to prospective employees: There have been fraudulent postings and emails regarding job openings. EMCOR Group and is companies list open positions here. Please check our available positions to confirm that a post or email is genuine. EMCOR Group and its companies do not reach out to individuals to help with marketing or other similar services. If an individual is contacted for services outside of EMCOR's normal application process - it is probably fraudulent.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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