Position: Crane Rigger

Position Summary:

Penn Mechanical Group, Inc. – a leading energy service company – seeks to fill the position of crane rigger – for their continually expanding Rig Move Division.  This position will be responsible for safe and efficient rigging/signaling for Crawler Cranes and/or Hydraulic Cranes moving drilling rigs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Attach loads to crane rigging appropriately for lifting and placing drilling rig components and associated equipment.
  • Assist in controlling load with use of tagline. Utilize safe working practices in general and specifically around suspended loads.
  • Signal/communicate with crane operator using proper hand signals and or radio.
  • Assist in rigging up and down crane.
  • Assist crane operator with the inspection of crane. Inspect rigging and associated equipment for condition and documentation.
  • Must comply with all company, customer, and industry policies and procedures. To include all PPE requirements, safety policies, and safe work practices.
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy, have a positive attitude and work well with others
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to pass a drug test.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Crane rigger and signal person certificates/cards
  • Previous Rig Moving experience a plus.
  • Previous experience in the oilfield a plus.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, Skills & Abilities Required:
  • Must be willing to work outdoors and occasionally in adverse weather conditions.
  • Must be willing to occasionally work night shift.
  • Must be willing to work weekends when required.
  • Must be willing to work out of town in Western PA, Eastern OH, and Northern WV, when required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime.
  • Must be willing to wear required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Must be willing to participate in safety training and meetings.
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team.
  • Possess ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Possess ability to carry objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Possess ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Possess adequate close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception.
  • Possess ability to interpret operator’s manuals.


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If you’re interested in becoming part of a team where your safe, hard work is rewarded, apply today. Our employees enjoy steady work, a team environment, health and retirement benefits, along with paid holidays and vacation, travel benefits, and opportunity for advancement at one of the industry’s fastest growing service providers. Come make OUR success YOUR success!