Rigger Helper

Assist Rigger in moving machinery and structures under repair.

What does a Rigger Helper do?

Assists RIGGER in moving, lifting, and positioning machinery and structural members of ships under repair or construction: Positions chain falls or hoists, air pullers, and block and tackle as directed by RIGGER. Pulls or slacks off on rigging, following hand signals, to maneuver equipment in close quarters, lay keel and bilge blocks in drydock, and position ship in drydock. May issue and maintain rigging gear in rigging loft and be designated Rigging-Loft Repairer. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.