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YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATION QUESTION(S) MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

* 1.Which of the following statements best describes your ability to complete rigging assignments from beginning to end as described in instructions, plans, drawings, etc.?
  1. I can identify potential problems, analyze the situation, suggest effective solutions within the boundaries of the rigging trade.
  2. I have rigged a piece of equipment to be loaded and directed a crane operator in moving the item accurately and safely to the designated delivery point.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability, but have been closely supervised.
  4. I have had study or training in this, but have not performed it on the job.
  5. I know little or nothing about this.


* 2.From the following list select the rigging skills you have performed:
  1. Estimating rope capacities
  2. Conducting weight estimations
  3. Conducting Center of Gravity estimations
  4. Determining support methods to be used
  5. Using crane operator signals
  6. Applying an understanding of crane capabilities
  7. None of the above


* 3.Please check each you have experience with.
  1. engineering plans
  2. blueprints
  3. drawings and sketches
  4. specifications and technical manuals
  5. None of the above


* 4.Which of the following statements best describes your level of experience preparing loads, installing rigging, and directing crane operators?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 5.Have you used weight handling gear?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Which of the following statements best describes your ability to rig and move objects through confined areas where mobile handling equipment cannot be used?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 7.Please check each of the following weight handling gear and fittings you have used.
  1. chainfalls
  2. Beam Clamps
  3. Chain Slings
  4. Snatch Blocks
  5. None of the above


* 8.Which of the following statements best describes your experience planning, laying out, setting up and carrying through all operations to complete jobs?
  1. I know little or nothing about this
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 9.From the list of tools/equipment identified below, please select those you have experience using.
  1. chainfalls
  2. Shackles
  3. Snatch Blocks
  4. dollies
  5. None of the above


* 10.From the list of tools/equipment identified below, please select those you have experience using.
  1. marlin spikes
  2. fids
  3. serving mallets
  4. rigger's screw
  5. swagging machine
  6. jacks
  7. None of the above


* 11.Please check each of the following rigging practices you have experience with.
  1. I have moved more complex and critical judgments to rig and move objects in confined areas.
  2. I have made difficult load routing judgments by considering such factors as size, shape and location of the object.
  3. I have determined exact placement of such items as padeyes, beam clamps, and chainfalls used to support and balance the load along the route.
  4. I have been responsible for measuring and layout for the purpose of rigging and moving objects in open areas by cranes.
  5. I have knowledge of cubic foot weights of various materials enabling me to estimate the weight and center of gravity of objects.
  6. I know little or nothing about this.


* 12.Select the statement that best describes your experience instructing employees in specific tasks and providing on-the-job training:
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 13.Which of the following rigging tasks have you performed?
  1. inspecting/assembling wire rope assemblies or chain sling assemblies
  2. inspecting synthetic slings, rigging components, attachments of different types of end fitting to wire rope and chain
  3. identifying and designating proper grades and types of wire rope/chain for use in specific applications
  4. attaching end fittings to drums of portal cranes, mobile cranes, shipboard cranes, davits, winches, etc.
  5. None of the above


* 14.What you have personally installed and/or repaired rigging on ships?
  1. mast and antenna rigging
  2. small boat handling gear
  3. windlass and winch rigging
  4. booms
  5. yards
  6. gaffs
  7. None of the above


* 15.Which of the following functions have you performed on a regular basis?
  1. replace wire ropes on the syncrolift
  2. replace wire ropes on portal cranes
  3. replace wire ropes on shop overhead cranes and mobile cranes
  4. operate a wire rope swage machine
  5. attach spelter sockets using expoy resin to wire ropes in making assemblies
  6. operate a pull test machine to test lifting equipment
  7. keep pull test equipment calibrated
  8. remove, disassemble, inspect, test, mark, assemble and install anchor chain and anchor
  9. None of the above


* 16.Which of the following rigging functions have you performed on a regular basis?
  1. removing vessels' main engines, generators, reduction gears, armatures, etc.
  2. removing crane motors, yardarms, various vessels shafts and rudders and reinstalls them
  3. removing and installing lead ballast in vessels' components
  4. removing and installing shipboard crane components, davits, winches, windlasses, capstans, masts, yardarms, booms, etc.
  5. removing and installing miscellaneous marine machinery and equipment
  6. none of the above


* 17.Which of the following rigging functions have you performed on a regular basis?
  1. removing, disassembling, inspecting, testing, marking, assembling and installing anchor chain and anchors
  2. removing and installing shipboard weight handling components, davits, winches, crane booms, hydraulic rams, turrets using appropriate rigging gear
  3. removing and installing all types of marine machinery and equipment from engine rooms, auxiliary compartments and decks using appropriate rigging equipment
  4. removing , relocating and installing lead ballast in marine vessels' lower compartments
  5. None of the above


* 18.Which of the following wire and fiber rope items have you made?
  1. nets
  2. ladders
  3. boat falls
  4. lifting gripes
  5. towing gear
  6. salvage gear
  7. antennae
  8. mast stays
  9. halyards
  10. rope fenders & mats
  11. None of the above


* 19.Which types of rigging equipment/tools have you used?
  1. gin poles
  2. gallows frames
  3. jacks
  4. pulley blocks
  5. chain falls
  6. rollers
  7. None of the above


* 20.Which of the following wire and fiber rope items have you made?
  1. nets
  2. ladders
  3. boat falls
  4. lifting gripes
  5. towing gear
  6. salvage gear
  7. antennae
  8. mast stays
  9. halyards
  10. rope fenders & mats
  11. None of the above


* 21.Have you been responsible for reeving ships' boom, ships' ammo hoists/dumbwaiters, mobile cranes, overhead cranes and portal cranes?
  1. Yes
  2. No






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