Riggers and cable splicers

Role Responsibilities

  • Estimating the size, shape and weight of objects to be moved and deciding on the type of equipment to move them
  • Installing and repairing cables, ropes, wires, pulleys and other tackle
  • Joining, repairing and fitting attachments to wires, ropes and cables
  • Working as member of a crew erecting and repairing derricks for drilling water, gas and oil wells
  • Lifting and mounting scenery, lighting and other equipment in theatres and on film sets
  • Installing and maintaining communication towers, aerial cableways, funicular railways, ski lifts and similar infrastructure

    Skill level