Construction riggers assemble, install, position and secure construction rigging such as working platforms, pulleys and winches used to undertake heavy lifting for construction projects. They determine the most effective manner in which to lift the object by examining it, determining its size and weight and deciding on the right equipment. They install and secure cables, ropes and other equipment like pulleys and winches, and erect cranes to assist in the job. They may also erect structural steel or concrete framework, as well as inspecting, repairing and maintaining rigging equipment.
2.Principal Account abilities
•Assembles and installs rigging gear, such as cables, ropes, pulleys and winches, to lift, lower, move and position equipment, structural steel and other heavy objects.
3.Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications
• practical and manual skills
• problem solving skills
• to be unafraid of heights
• physical fitness and stamina
• the ability to work as part of a team
• to be safety conscious
• should know lifting and rigging