Rigging Supervisor

at BrandSafway
Location Charlotte
Date Posted June 21, 2021


Spider by BrandSafway is a division of SafeWorks LLC, the largest manufacturer and distributor of powered suspended access and safety solutions in North America, serving more customers with a wider variety of products and services than any other company. Learn more at .SafeWorks, LLC is a subsidiary of BrandSafway, a leading global provider of access, specialized services, and forming and shoring solutions to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure end markets. SafeWorks LLC was formed in 1997 to bring together related companies that provide safe, total access equipment solutions to a wide variety of construction-related markets. One of our divisions is Spider by BrandSafway has led the suspended powered access industry with innovative solutions for commercial construction, elevator, infrastructure, power generation, offshore and wind energy markets throughout the Americas. With highly specialized design expertise, fully integrated manufacturing and engineering, ISO 9001:2015 certification, and a national network of sales, service and 24/7 technical support capabilities, Spider provides industry-leading, reliable, turnkey access solutions inspired by customer input. SafeWorks is well-positioned for growth and success as we continue to deliver market-leading solutions globally. Spider by BrandSafway is looking for a Rigging Supervisor for our Charlotte location. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to learn about us please visit our webpage at . JOB SUMMARY:The Rigging Supervisor primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the rigging teams to ensure Spider safe rigging practices are performed at the job sites. Position priority to maintain high quality safety standards according to all safety guidelines. The ideal candidate must be certified as Competent Person Training (CPT), have occupational hazard knowledge, strong attention to safety, leadership, effective communication, and teamwork. Must have prior supervisory experience to implement safety standards, coordinate activities for the rigging team, identify risks, enforcing safety company rules, maintain equipment, and train employees.Spider is committed to achieving a drug-free workplace. Applicants must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Schedules activities and leads rigging team in the safe and productive assembly or disassembly of rigging equipment at job-site locations.Responsible for all work being performed safely and in compliance with safety standards and all requirements including stop work authority.Always maintains a safe work environment and ensure safe practice work habits and quality control standards are met.Responsible for the efficient management and accurate documentation of rigging labor and materials at the branch.Plans, organize, researches, and identifies materials & equipment necessary for the jobsite.Performs diligent safety inspections of all Spider rigging and de-rigging installations in accordance with Spider and SIA safety guidelines.Anticipate; propose solutions to scaffolding & access for construction activities.Make and receive rigging troubleshooting calls to demonstrate equipment and provide customers with safety solutions of proper use of Spider equipment, rigging procedures, operating methods, safety checks, and emergency recovery procedures.Follows company policies and procedures to ensure that all work-related rigging records/documentation are accurate, updated in a timely manner, and conform to company standards.Provide on the job training to rigger workers with less experience/training. Inspect all work of less senior workers for correctness and safety. Follows procedure to ensure that all work and related records conform to company manuals and instructions. Assist in the demonstrations of Spider products to customers including the correct use of safety equipment, correct safe rigging procedures, correct operating methods, required safety checks and emergency recovery procedures utilizing rigging checklists.Ensures rigging team maintain an orderly, safe, and efficient workplace with accurate and up to date records.Supervise all the responsibilities of the rigging team.Perform other related tasks as assigned. QUALIFICATIONSEducationHigh School diploma or GEDCompetent Person Training (CPT) ExperienceMinimum 4 years prior industry experience working with suspended scaffolding equipment.Related vocational training and/or four years of related experience.Experience with all aspects of rigging.Have an in-depth knowledge of construction techniques.Previous supervisory experience.SkillsTo perform the job successfully, an individual should be able to utilize the following skills:Ability to work in construction areas in high elevation (up to 100 stories above ground).Must be able to lift to 100 lbs. and carry counterweights for extended period (up to 15 minutes) several times during one shift. Strong leadership and technical skills.Work well under short time constraints.Ability to pivot easily from one task or idea to another, must be able to multi-task.Good verbal and written communication skills required (including reading and writing).REQUIREMENTS PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee. It is not meant to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities required of employees assigned to this position. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand for continuous periods of time, walk, have clarity of vision, talk, and hear. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee occasionally lift items up to 100 pounds and reach with hands and arms. Must be comfortable at working heights and in all weather. As need requires when on a site or project, the employee may be required to climb, have balance, crouch and/or crawl, and be able to use objects such as tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Frequent travel by vehicle to customers' locations and jobsites, including occasional overnight stays may be required. WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places, is exposed to fumes, airborne particles, dust, non-weather heat, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is also occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions and may work in varying degrees of confined space. The noise level is usually moderate but may be loud at certain times while visiting construction job sites. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat. Encounters typical working conditions at construction sites such as dangerous, slippery, uneven walking surfaces, mud, ice, concrete, scaffolding, steps and high elevations.