Riggers in the marine industry are involved with setting up the pieces of equipment
necessary to keep the ship functioning: ropes, pulleys, winches, and cables. Most
commonly, however, jobs are found within heavy construction, often in the oil or mining
Rigger-Job Duties and Tasks for:
Align, level, and anchor machinery.
Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving, 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.
A team of riggers design and install the lifting or rolling equipment needed to raise, roll, slide or lift objects such as with a crane or block and tackle.