Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. (www.bigge.com) is the one of the fastest growing and most aggressive crane rental companies in the United States. Since 1916, we have been building America’s landmarks, and we are proud to have created one of the highest performing equipment companies in the world.
Bigge is leading the transformation of the crane and rigging industry with a unique approach to maintaining the best experience, equipment and technology in the market. Leveraging our innovative technology platform, we are forging new ground in the areas of safety, equipment utilization and employee growth.
This position will assist the project manager in the planning, equipment, and performance of the work in a safe, efficient, timely and profitable manner. This person will recommend qualified crew members and the right mobile equipment to execute the work to conform to Engineering drawings and procedures.
This person will work with crews and ensure correct equipment, positioning, and rigging have been utilized. Ensures that all crews are complying with safety requirements, have safety training, are wearing proper PPE, and complete the Job Hazard Analysis.
Full working knowledge of prohibitions, warnings and cautions relative to assembling or disassembling each specific type of crane.
Familiar with the instructions and sequence of the crane’s assembly/disassembly per Bigge’s instructions or those provided by a qualified person
Have a good working knowledge and understanding of LHE’s (Load Handling Equipment such as cranes, gantry systems, etc.), rigging, and safe load handling procedures.
Knows the right questions to ask during the lift planning phase and understands the roles and responsibilities of the site supervisor, the LHE operator, user and owner.
Build and implement a load moving plan incorporating the proper field crews which include riggers, signalpersons, and associated personnel.
Tap for information concerning engineering concerns, regulatory requirements, emergency action plans, equipment specialists and vendors.
Keeps the 30,000 ft. view of the project at hand, yet has the capacity to get involved in any single detail using resources or personal knowledge.
Educational Requirements / Qualifications:
Must have knowledge and competency in regards to the OSHA requirements
Detailed knowledge of heavy lifting and heavy hauling technologies (mobile cranes, platform trailers, beam and dolly trailers, and hydraulic lifts and gantries).
Experience working with the following equipment:
Liebherr: LR 1160, LR 1200 SX, LR 1250, LR 1300 SX, LR 1400, LR 1750. Main boom, Luffer, and fixed jib
Link Belt: LS 238, LS 248
Terex/American: HC 165, HC 275
Manitowoc: 11000, 777, 888, 999, 2250, 14000, 16000, MLC 650
Kobelco: CK 1100G, CK 1600, CK 2000, CK 2750G
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.