1. Are you are able to perform the work of a Rigger WG-05 without more than normal supervision using tools and materials related to the trade such as wire and fiber rope, chain hoists, jacks, levers, tackles, and rollers?A. Yes
2. Are you are able to perform the work of a Rigger WG-08 without more than normal supervision assisting in the safe handling, removal, or installation of materials or components requiring the use of weight lifting equipment, such as forklifts, cranes, hoists, davits, windlasses, winches, capstans, jacks, tackles, or rollers?A. Yes
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I know little or nothing about this.
3. Assist in the manufacture of wire or fiber rope items such as: nets, ladders, boat falls, grips, towing gear, salvage gear, mast stays or halyards to complete work.
4. Utilize basic arithmetic or mathematical formulas for establishing weights, heights or volume to determine center of gravity or move heavy equipment.
5. Help interpret instructions, technical drawings, or blueprints to identify how to set-up or utilize rigging equipment or set-up loads safely.
6. Use written or oral job instructions to determine work sequences to be followed or the rigging equipment to be used.
7. Manufacture various wire and fiber rope items such as nets, ladders, boat falls, gripes, towing gear, salvage gear, mast stays, and halyards.
8. Install thimbles, swivels, rings, hooks, shackles, turnbuckles and other fittings.
9. Select type, size, and quantity of rigging equipment and accessories (chain hoists, slings, straps, wire ropes, shackles chaffing gear, beam clamps, block and fall, rollers, etc.) to use in rigging lifts.
10. Use basic arithmetic and mathematical formulas for establishing weights, heights and volume and determine center of gravity to move and pick up heavy equipment.
11. Interpret instructions, technical drawings and blueprints to identify how to set up and utilize rigging equipment and set up loads safely.
12. Select appropriate or alternate equipment to perform the movement of various heavy equipment.
13. Aid journey-level workers in the use of blocks or pulleys to make rope fenders or mats for holding or stabilizing equipment.
14. Help others in the movement or control of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces.
15. Assist in rigging jobs that require positioning, lifting, or moving large equipment from confined, compartmental spaces.
16. Use weight handling equipment to move heavy loads or equipment.
17. Assist in the visual inspection of slings, straps, shackles, cables, beam clamps, or other rigging equipment to ensure safety of lifts or movement of equipment.
18. Assist in the safety inspections of rigging gear to include slings, straps, or shackles.
19. Move and control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or in confined spaces.
20. Maneuver, tilt and control load as necessary, by means of attaching lines and rigging to equipment.
21. Visually inspect and certify slings, straps, shackles, cables, beam clamps, and other allied rigging equipment to ensure safety of lifts/movement of equipment.
22. Assist in the selection of the type, size, or quantity of rigging equipment or accessories (such as: chain hoists, slings, straps, wire ropes, shackles, chaffing gear, beam clamps, block and falls, or rollers) to use in rigging lifts.
23. Use mechanical measuring instruments to include rulers, scales, squares, gauges, testers, pressure indicators, or tachometers to determine movement of equipment.
24. Aid in the estimation of weights for lifting loads.
25. Provide support for mobile crane operations to move gear or heavy equipment.
26. Assist in the selection of proper rigging equipment based on knowledge of the properties or characteristics (strength, resistance, bending fatigue, or distortion) of fiber or wire ropes.
27. Work with journey-level workers to select tackle or lifting gear suitable for the loads or for rigging loads safely and securely.
28. Select the proper rigging equipment based on knowledge of the properties and characteristics (strength, resistance to bending fatigue and distortion, etc.) of fiber and wire ropes.
29. Select tackle and lifting gear suitable for the loads and for rigging loads safely and securely.
30. Attach and remove test weights used in testing weight lifting equipment such as cranes, davits, windlass, capstans, and winches.
31. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.
Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.