Rigger - New Orleans, LA in New Orleans, LA at BO-MAC CONTRACTORS LTD.

Date Posted: 7/11/2024

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Job Description

Incorporated in Texas in 1966, Bo-Mac originally focused on providing civil, pipeline and other construction services for the petroleum exploration industry. In 1974, pile driving capability was added and our primary market expanded to include construction related to the oil and gas refining industry and the petrochemical processing industry. Asphalt manufacturing and paving capabilities were added in 1985 with service primarily to the Texas Department of Transportation. Expansion continued in 1989 with the addition of marine piling and dock construction capabilities.  
Bo-Mac Contractors, Ltd. in the New Orleans, LA area is offering challenging and exciting career opportunities for Riggers.  We are seeking qualified candidates that are focused on project success and exceeding customer expectations.  Qualified candidates must be able to perform all duties listed below safely and follow all the company’s safety procedures.
Performs rigging activities for setting up cranes and for hoisting equipment and materials on construction projects.
  • Selects cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks and sheaves according to weight and size of load to be moved.
  • Attaches pulley and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams, ceilings and gin-pole booms with bolts and clamps.
  • Attaches loads by means of grappling devices, such as slings, loops, wires, ropes and chains to crane hook. 
  • Gives directions to Crane Operator engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and material handled using hand signals, loudspeaker, radio or telephone. 
  • 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.
  • May direct workers engaged in hoisting of equipment and materials.
Preference given to candidates with a minimum of four (4) years industry related experience with a minimum one (1) year in craft. Must be able to perform work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, make decisions based on measured criteria, read and understand drawings and specifications, visualize objects in three dimensions from flat drawings read, understand, and communicate safety instructions, signs and labels, be able to follow and communicate instructions, both verbally and written

Bo-Mac Contractors, Ltd.  is an E-Verify employer and all candidates must be willing to submit to any job related background check, medical exam, and drug screen that are required during the hiring process.

 Qualified and interested candidates apply on-line at the Career section of the company website, at bomaccontractors.com.

 Bo-Mac Contractors, Ltd.  is an EEO.

Minorities, Women, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.