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Newport News, VA

Post Date: 12/20/2017 Job ID: 1173466 Industry: None Pay Rate: $27.31/hour

Position: Rigger/Stagebuilder
Job Location: Newport News, VA
Hutco Branch: Newport News, VA
Rate Of Pay: $27.31 per hour straight time
$40.97 per hour overtime if available
Per Diem available for those who qualify

Currently seeking a Rigger/Stagebuilder to work in Newport News, VA. To be considered for this Rigger/Stagebuilder opportunity, you must have knowledge of equipment, work processes, and techniques used for this role including the ability to perform all functions of the position in conformity with applicable regulations and generally observed safety practices.

  • Rigger/Stagebuilders applying for this position must have at least 2-5 years of experience.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, pass drug test, Criminal Background and E-Verify.
  • Personal Protective Equipment:
Hard Hat, Steel Toe Safety Boots, Safety Glasses, Gloves


  • Proper use and care of chain hoists (1 ton to 40 tons) to rig steel piping and machinery where cranes are not available.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of wire rope lashing to rig where lifting pads are not installed or available.
  • Knowledge of weight calculations, center of gravity and how to apply rigging gear (chain hoists, shackles, and wire ropes) to safely rig and move loads.
  • Knowledge of rigging knots, splicing of rope and wire rope reeving and seizing.
  • Experience in rigging loads from a crane hook to other rigging points inside a structure or building.
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
  • Traverse gangways and scaffolding at varying heights.
  • Traverse and negotiate uneven surfaces and uneven heights between dock and vessel.
  • Ascend and work at heights of up to 30 feet.
  • Stooping, squatting, twisting, kneeling, lifting, and reaching.

A limited benefit plan is available to Hutco, Inc. Employees through Essential Staff Care. Available plans include:
  • Medical / Prescription
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Short Term Disability Benefits
  • Term Life Benefits
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit


Apply Online or email resume to NewportNews@hutcoinc.Com

Hutco, Inc. Is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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