Riggers are responsible for attaching loads to cranes using cables, hooks and other equipment.

Interests & Skills

Being Active

Being Outside


Math & Numbers



What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

Each load requires calculations and an understanding of physics, balance and weight distribution to be safely rigged.

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*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.

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