General Rigger – Scaffold E&D All Levels – New Orleans LA

>General Rigger – Scaffold E&D All Levels – New Orleans LA

General Rigger – Scaffold E&D All Levels – New Orleans LA

The General Rigger (Carpenter) facilitates the installation of fixed scaffolding and swing stage scaffolding at the request of Stone Mountain Access customers by performing the following duties.


Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Load trucks from SMA with proper materials for job as directed.
  • Transport equipment to and from worksites in SMA owned vehicles.
  • Erect scaffold as directed by Foreman or Construction Manager.
  • Assist in the movement of equipment on and off truck and to the job site.
  • Set up equipment using hand and power tools with guidance of Foreman or Construction Manager.
  • Align, level and anchor equipment.
  • Dismantle and store equipment after use.



  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Self-reliant
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Problem Solving
  • Thoroughness
  • Control Precision


Supervisory Responsibility

No direct supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts or in high, precarious positions. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud up to 35% of the time. This position is performed in all weather conditions.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, first shift, 40 hours per week. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Occasional day and overnight travel is expected for this position.


Education and Experience

2-5 years related experience in construction industry and/or building scaffolding preferred.


Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.

Ability to speak, read and write English required.

Ability to speak, read or write Spanish  preferred.


Math Skills

Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100ss. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one – or two – step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.


Computer Skills

None required for this position.


Certifications, Licenses, and Registrations

Driver’s license preferred.

Some positions may require a Class B license.


AAP/EEO Statement
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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By | 2021-07-29T17:45:05+00:00 July 29th, 2021|