Role Profiles: The Life of a Construction Rigger

What are the duties of a construction rigger?

Construction riggers are responsible for the proper manipulation of heavy loads on a construction site. When working in tandem with crane or hoist operators, construction riggers can manage the movement or placement of virtually any component—no matter how large or heavy. 

Riggers exist in industries ranging from shipping to […]

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Role Profiles: The Life of a Scaffolding Builder

What does the day of a scaffolder look like? 

If you’ve been around most commercial construction sites, you’ve noticed a web of scaffolding that surrounds any structure as it is built. These are the responsibility of the scaffold builder—also known as a scaffolder. 

Scaffolding plays an incredibly important role in providing construction professionals access to some of […]

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Role Profiles: The Life of a Structural Welder

What does the average day for a structural welder look like?

Much more than heating, shaping, and fusing metals, a successful structural welder must also be aware of his team’s dynamic, safety, and the intricacies of the job at hand. In this piece, we will break down some of the basics and look at the average […]

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Role Profiles: The Life of a Tower Crane Operator

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For some of us, the idea of climbing into an equipment cab attached to a temporary structure some 30 stories off the ground is enough to make our palms sweat. For others, few jobs sound more thrilling than that of a tower crane operator. In this piece, the first in our “Role Profiles” series, […]

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