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Yard Assistant

Company: Bigge Crane and Rigging
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: Introduction: At Bigge, we are elevating America with over 1,500 cranes in our nationwide crane rental fleet. Our Mission is clear; we buy, rent, maintain, and sell cranes throughout the United States. Since 1916, we have been building America---s most meaningful landmarks and created one of the highest-performing equipment companies in the world. Why Work for Bigge? Because we are the BEST in the industry We have the best people and equipment, an incredible culture, great benefits, and competitive pay. By leveraging our leadership position in the industry and innovative technology platform, we are forging new ground in safety, rental fleet growth, and employee enrichment --- and we want you to be a part of that. Summary/Objective: Yard Assistants will be responsible for the lifting and movement of heavy equipment and materials. They will inspect all applicable rigging. Plan for lifts using weight of the load, lifting capacity of equipment, and other relative information needed to safely plan any heavy load movement. Attach load using slings, chains, cables, hooks, shackles, and other related equipment. They will be responsible for signaling operators during a lift with instructions. Responsibilities: Help with the assembly of the crane. Act as safety observer on equipment lifts. Inspect all rigging equipment. Plans or assists in the planning of lifts. Attach loads using slings, chains, shackles, hooks, cables, and other rigging equipment. Tie a rope around the load for use of guiding during lifting and positioning. Signal Equipment operator during lifts for directional or placement instructions. Guides load during lift and positioning. Climb structures to guide and position the load. Assist in connecting or stabilizing of load prior to detaching load from equipment. Detach loads and remove rigging equipment. Place and remove outrigger pads from Cranes and other heavy equipment. Help with the disassembly of the crane Hand sanding/touch-up painting as required. Educational Requirements / Qualifications: Must have knowledge of required tools and their proper use. Must be a team player and have effective communication skills in dealing with co-workers and any other work-related contacts. Must be able to use problem-solving skills and critical thinking to resolve and identify issues, including safety risks. Must have basic transportation knowledge in moving equipment and loads from one location to another. Must be willing to follow all company directives and safety procedures. Must be able to work at heights. Must have reliable transportation. A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. Benefits: Competitive pay and a matching 401(k) plan Vacation, Company Holidays, and Sick Days Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account Bigge provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, military or veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Keywords: Bigge Crane and Rigging, Houston , Yard Assistant, Other , Houston, Texas

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