North Kingstown, RI 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description
Requisition ID 2022-6717 Location US-RI-North Kingstown Trade Material/Warehousing Support Remaining Openings 28 Shift 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Electric Boat Riggers participate in all indoor & outdoor lifting, handling and moving of heavy loads at the facility.

    Riggers will be required to use typical rigging equipment that includes but is not limited to straps, cables, chains, slings, block and tackle, pulleys, and booms
  • Riggers will work with mobile cranes with a capacity of up to 120 ton and overhead cranes (radio control and pendent control) with a capacity of up to 60 ton. Riggers will eventually become trained and qualified to operate overhead cranes and forklifts along with types of handling gear
  • This position requires the use of hand signals to communicate with mobile crane operators to ensure all lifting and handling functions are completed properly and safely
  • This position also requires work to be performed on ships, barges as well as indoors and outdoors
  • Candidates will be required to work at heights, confined spaces, inclement weather and support extended hours and overtime as business needs dictate

This position is located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI.



  • Must possess a valid drivers' license
  • Must be able to work all shifts and to support overtime
  • Must be able to work at heights, in confined spaces and in extreme temperature conditions as required
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and work from policies and procedures
  • Occasional business travel may be required
  • Individuals are required to possess their own basic hand tools
  • Individuals must be able to follow directions both verbal and written
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance through the department of defense


  • Warehouse, Construction or related experience
  • Previous rigging or related lifting & handling experience
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Previous forklift experience
  • CDL license
  • Experience in Mobile Crane and/or overhead crane operation
  • Experience operating Crawler Crane
  • Understanding of basic crane hand signals
  • Previous experience working in the construction industry or a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints
  • Military/Navy experience
  • High school diploma/GED; additional preference given for Vocational, Technical and Community Colleges or Apprentice programs
  • Possess basic mathematical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written communication skills for documentation and reporting purposes
Physical Qualifications
Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting
Environmental Attributes
Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside, Wet
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General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.
It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age,
protected veteran or disabled status or genetic information.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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