BHI Energy Rigger in Hartsville, South Carolina

RiggerHartsville, SC

Posted: 7/18/2018

Category: Nuclear

Job Type: -

Minimum Experience: 3

Required Education: Other

Branch: Nuclear - Turbines

Job Description

Fall 2018 Certified Rigger: Nuclear


The Rigger typically has 3 years and supporting documented field experience and is proficient in the sizing up of loads, assembling of rigging to lift, and move equipment or materials around site during maintenance activities.


  • Perform daily per-use inspection of equipment being used.

  • Participate in pre-job briefings.

  • Use and properly operate basic rigging equipment/tooling i.e. slings, chokers, cables, come-a-longs, chain falls, shackles, eye bolts, beam clamps, etc.

  • Loads, transports, unloads and assists in selecting 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 load with grappling devices such as loops, wires, ropes and chains to crane hook.

  • Gives direction to crane operator or hoisting engineer engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure safety of workers and materials handled using hand signals, loudspeaker, two-way radio or telephone.

  • Sets up braces and rigs hoisting equipment using hand tools and power wrenches.

  • Has ability to tie various knots.

  • Coordinate the movement of hands and feet according to visual signals and directions.


  • Verify per-use equipment inspections have been completed prior to operation.

  • Follow safe work practices.

  • Use administrative documents, procedures, data sheets/forms properly.

  • Climb and work from ladders and scaffolding.

  • Lift minimum of fifty pounds over head.


  • NCCER Certification qualification: Nuclear

  • NCCCO or EPRI: Fossil

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in either Nuclear or Fossil or both.


  • Must be qualified rigger and signalman in accordance with applicable plant procedures.

  • Must certify qualifications per plant specific procedure in a manner similar to the following:

  • Attend refresher training, pass a written examination and practical operation exam or

  • Provide documentation of classroom training including a written exam.

  • Annual site requalification.

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Job Requirements

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans.