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Signal or verbally direct workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and materials.
Test rigging to ensure safety and reliability.
Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving, using hand and power tools.
Select gear such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights and sizes, facilities, and work schedules.
Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chainfalls, gin poles, gallows frames, and other equipment.
Tilt, dip, and turn suspended loads to maneuver over, under, or around obstacles, using multi-point suspension techniques.
Align, level, and anchor machinery.
Fabricate, set up, and repair rigging, supporting structures, hoists, and pulling gear, using hand and power tools.
Manipulate rigging lines, hoists, and pulling gear to move or support materials such as heavy equipment, ships, or theatrical sets.
Install ground rigging for yarding lines, attaching chokers to logs and to the lines.
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Encore Scottsdale, AZ 85258Posted 2 days
Responsible for performing rigging activities in a Hospitality or convention center environment while upholding safety and quality standards per all trade, Encore/property guidelines and SOP’s. Reports to Lead Rigger or Rigging Coordinator.
Key Job Responsibilities
• Gather and organize all rigging tools and equipment per event needs.
• Confirm carpet protected as required by local conditions.
• Provide ground rigging support to teams building points from lifts by staging motors and equipment under rig points, handing up motor chain, tools and equipment and spotting lift movements.
• Establish hang-point, connect hoist and attachments to permanent rigging points, connect GAC Flex spanset attachments to truss, connect/run and dress motor cables, run cable picks, ensure safety of scenic elements to hang-points and proper use of all truss protection equipment, inspect all cabling tie-offs.
• Check that all truss bolts are tight and pieces of flown equipment are safe-tied to truss.
• Support other trades needing help raising gear through use of motor or lift, and check work for safety.
• Remain on site until all motors have been raised to trim.
• Responsible for observing and maintaining all safety concerns during an event, including escalation of any observations of personnel who are acting in an unsafe manner.
• Ensure the power phasing of motor controller is appropriate to prevent limit switches from being defeated.
• Verify all elements are securely fastened and checked for safety.
• Must secure and maintain proper lift and/or Working At Height certifications as necessary.
• Follow all manufactures recommendations and local conditions when using personnel lifts.
• Riggers must be qualified prior to making any temporary rigging points or any points outside of a protected lift of any kind.
• Secure and review advanced rigging plan and execute through Rigging Coordinator/Lead Rigger or other leadership supervision.
• Identify possible rigging obstacles and recommend solutions to resolve issues.
• Assist other technical trades with coordination efforts to execute show plot in harmony with all floor activity.
• Provide ongoing visual inspection of all hardware in use including truss, motors, lighting, sound, projection, and personnel lifts.
• Escalate any problems with hardware and recommend solutions to resolve issues to supervisor.
• High school diploma or equivalent
• 500+ hours of onsite rigging experience
• Qualified-Basic Rigging certification
• Lift Certification
• Lift operation experience
• Ground Rigging experience
• Previous experience supervising a rigging team preferred
Work is performed in a hotel/convention center environment with moderate exposure to outdoor temperatures and to dirt, sand and/or dust. The working conditions will vary between moderately quiet to noisy volumes. Team members will use high-end equipment and electrical components, and will be exposed to heights via lifts and ladders for long periods of time. Team members may be asked to work in multiple hotel locations. Working times will include irregular hours and on-call status including days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Team members must adhere to appearance guidelines as defined by Encore based on an individual hotel or a representation of hotels in that city or area.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
Parachute Rigger - YPG, AZ $5,000 REFERRAL BONUS
NANA Regional Corporation Yuma, AZ 85366Posted 9 days
**Parachute Rigger \- YPG, AZ $5,000 REFERRAL BONUS**
**Akima Technical Solutions \(ATS\)** provides a full spectrum of air operations support services at numerous Army and Air Force installations, including fuel management, aircraft maintenance, airfield support, ground equipment maintenance, transportation, material management, warehousing and distribution, and procurement services\.Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth\. As an Alaska Native Corporation \(ANC\), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years\. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment\.
+ Have parachute packing knowledge and expertise in order to ensure that parachutes are packed safely and in a timely manner\.
+ Be an FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation to be provided to the Contracting Officer Representative \(COR\) within 24 hours of hire\.
+ Be capable of packing three main parachutes in 21 minutes\.
+ Have work history which contains experience directly related to the required task and functions that will be assigned\.
+ FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation\.
+ Be familiar with Performance Designs Main Canopies: Spectre, Saber II, Icarus Main Canopy, the Cross Fire 2\.
+ Be a U\.S citizen with ability to pass a background investigation\.
+ Able to work independently with little to no supervision\.
+ Comply with US Government COVID Vaccine Mandate\.
+ Able to pass a drug screen, as a condition of employment and subjected to random drug testing throughout the Period of Performance\.
+ Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend and reach for extended periods of time\.
+ Must be a US Citizen\.
+ Must be able to obtain and maintain a US SECRET clearance\.
+ Must be FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation\.
+ Must be capable of packing three main parachutes in 21 minutes\.
+ Must provide proof of COVID vaccination\.
+ You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID\-19\.
+ Must be able to stand, sit, bend, reach and walk for extended periods of time\.
+ Must be able to lift and carry 60lbs\.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position\. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required\. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary\. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted\.
_We are an equal opportunity employer\. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender\-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law\._
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities\. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job\-assist@akima\.com or 571\-353\-7053\. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case\-by\-case basis\.
The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website\.
Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application\.
_In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line\. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application\._
**Job:** Maintenance & Repair
**Primary Location:** US\-AZ\-Yuma
**Shift:** Day Job
**Req ID:** ATS01128
Parachute Rigger III Test Parachutist II **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY**
TRAX Internation Yuma Proving Ground, AZ 85365Posted 18 days
Parachute Rigger III Test Parachutist II **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY**
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
Unpacks, examines, assembles, and packs cargo, extractions, and personnel parachutes. Follows standard procedures in performing basic packing tasks such as visually examining/inspecting the fabric and all equipment of the parachutes for serviceability, stowing canopy, and suspension lines, installing reefing lines and cutters, and folding and packing various complex parachute assemblies. Reads and understands diagrams and instructions from technical manuals and manufacturer’s instructions. Performs technical, routine, and in-storage rigger-type inspection on cargo, extraction, and personnel parachutes as well as other airdrop equipment before, during, and/or after each use. Performs general support maintenance on all parachutes, textile components, and other airdrop equipment. Examines, inspects, adjusts, and aligns mechanical components to rigid specifications, and assemble and link numerous subsystems, requiring a knowledge of how those assemblies inter-join, and the ability to perform numerous precision procedures. Examines/inspects, tests, and installs extraction and release systems. Uses and maintains machines and tools for fabrication, modification and repair of parachutes, and other airdrop equipment. Possesses a basic understanding of mechanical systems and the ability to apply that knowledge in assembling, testing, and connecting those components properly. Performs rigging, handling, and transporting of Hazardous materials and explosives. Performs Static line jumps (Ft. Benning certified) for Test and Training if qualified. Performs High altitude low opening and high altitude high opening jumps with certification from the Military Freefall School if qualified (HALO Qualified). Performs duties as Drop Zone Safety Officer if qualified. Performs as a member of flight crew to assist in dispatching test items in flight. Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.This is a supplement to Parachute Rigger JD. Performs Static line jumps (Ft. Benning certified) for Test and Training if qualified. Performs High altitude low opening and high altitude high opening jumps with certification from the Military Freefall School if qualified (HALO Qualified). Performs duties as Drop Zone Safety Officer if qualified. Performs as a member of flight crew to assist in dispatching test items in flight. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Pay Rate: $34.02Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.• Must be an experienced military rigger (minimum four (4) years of experience) Army certified parachute rigger by the Quartermaster Center, Ft. Lee, VA. • Must be Military static line jump qualified. • Must be a graduate of a USASOC (United States Army Special Operations Command) approved Military Freefall Course. • Must be able to maintain jump status in accordance with FM-220.Job Skills Requirements:• Must have an understanding of and perform loading and unloading of aircraft. • Must be able to perform horizontal and vertical center of balance of gravity tests for rigging and loading aircraft. • Must be able to obtain a current High Altitude Physiological (HAP) card, and maintain current.Physical Requirements:• Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and Class 2 flight physical and periodic retests.• Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.• Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.• Must be capable of lifting 100lbs unassisted.• Must be capable of frequent squatting, crouching, and stooping.• Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOPs for Air Delivery.Job Requirements:• Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.• Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.• Must be able speak, write, read, and understand English.• Must have a well-mannered customer service attitude.• Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.• Must use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.• Must be punctual, responsible, and dependable.• Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.• Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to adjust to new or changing instructions.• Must have a demonstrated ability to follow instructions and company policy.• Must be able to deliver quality products to the customer and be responsive to their needs.• Must be safety and security conscious, complying with rules and policies.• Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.Additional Desired Qualifications:• Knowledge of military testing and non-standard rigging• Military Free Fall Jumpmaster qualified • Civilian Instructional Rating (AFFI/Tandem) – Pay Rate DOE• Static Line Jumpmaster (DZSO) Qualified – Pay Rate DOE Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements:• Must be a U.S. Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.• Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.• Must be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.**Relevance of experience to be determined by the hiring manager.Closing Date: 01 August 2022
Other Job Information (if applicable)
*TRAX International, Test Services Division, participates in E-Verify.*TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.*TRAX Test Services promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing, as per applicable State Laws.*Must be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
TRAX Test Services also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.
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