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Construction Senior Rigging Engineer

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Posted by: Edgewater Technical Associates <> on November 19, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Aiken
State: South Carolina
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 29801

Edgewater Technical Associates offers the opportunity to structure a benefit package to best suit your individual and/or family needs. We offer various benefit options including paid time off, medical, dental, life, vision and disability insurance. We also offer 401(k) benefits with the opportunity to receive a matching contribution up to a maximum of 4% for eligible participants with DAY 1 vesting.
For more information on Edgewater, please visit our website at

Edgewater is looking for a Construction Senior Rigging Engineer for SRR with DOE experience for an assignment in Aiken, SC. Required education and experience are as follows:

Duration – 1 year with the option to extend for 1 additional year

Clearance required – No

US citizenship required – Yes

Exempt or Non-Exempt – Exempt

Closing date – 11-17-2017

Position Description:
Responsible to perform rigging engineer duties in support of SRR Construction, Operations and Maintenance initiatives. Candidate will interface with applicable organizations (i.e. Engineering, Supervision, Operations, Design) to perform assigned tasks requiring a full working knowledge of all rigging practices.

Position Responsibilities:

Safety is a primary responsibility in each job performed. Obey safety rules and make safety an integral part of each task performed.
Understand and interpret the Department of Energy (DOE) Hoisting and Rigging Standard. Understand and interpret the Savannah River Site (SRS) Hoisting and Rigging Manual.
Understand and implement the Liquid Waste procedure for crane use. Act as the designee for the Liquid Waste Rigging Authority.
Serve, as requested, on the SRS Hoisting and Rigging Committee.
Review and approve critical and ordinary lift plans to ensure procedural compliance. Provide technical direction to craftsmen who are executing the lift plans.
Provide training to craftsmen on lift plan implementation and procedural compliance. Provide direction and training to less experienced engineers.
Ability to read and interpret a variety of crane load charts and apply load deductions to lift plans. Perform assessments of rigging program attributes to ensure procedural compliance.
Design below-the-hook lifting devices in accordance with ASME BTH-1
Provide interface with applicable organizations for safety and/or security concerns affecting hoisting and rigging activities

Minimum Qualifications:
Education / Experience
High School diploma with a minimum 15+ years practical rigging engineer experience
Associates degree with 15+ years practical rigging engineer experience
Bachelors degree with 15+ years practical rigging engineer experience

Preferred Education / Experience

BS in Civil/Mechanical Engineering
Registered Professional Engineer

Additional Position Requirements:
Work hours:
A 40-hour workweek is scheduled. SRR construction utilizes a 10 hour per day - four days per week schedule.
A standard work week is Monday through Thursday 6:15am - 4:45pm. However, alternate schedules could be employed.
Workweek excludes SRR holidays.
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen.
Candidates must possess a valid driver's license
Personal vehicles operated by candidate must have valid registration
Personal vehicles operated by candidate must be insured with proof of insurance within the vehicle
Relevant professional experience required. Must be a US Citizen. Must be able to pass drug screening, background and credit checks (if applicable) as well as verification of Education and Experience.
If you are interested in being considered for this position and your resume clearly outlines your relevant experience for this position, please follow the application steps via this site. If your qualifications match our position requirements you will be contacted and provided additional details. Edgewater will not submit your resume without first having detailed discussions with you and obtaining your permission to do so.

Edgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected Veterans, or individuals with disabilities.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Edgewater Technical Associates is a government contractor that complies with Executive Orders 11246, 13672,13665, as well as Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended (VEVRAA). As such, the term “contractor” will apply to Edgewater Technical Associates as stated below in this policy.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with our organization’s legal duty to furnish information.


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