• Rigger/Millwrighter/Driver

    Chicopee Industrial Contractors, Inc.
    Job Description
    Chicopee Industrial Contractors is looking for a few good people to join our team. Chicopee Industrial Contractors is a premier industrial contracting firm located conveniently in Chicopee at the crossroads of central Massachusetts and we are celebrating our 25th year in business. Our expertise includes rigging, millwrighting, transportation, demolition, machine/plant and facility relocation, concrete foundations, storage and warehousing. At CIC, we don’t just do the job; we develop relationships with our customers and provide The Permanent Solution to their temporary problem Rigger/Millwright’s install, repair, replace, and dismantle the machinery and heavy equipment used in many industries.

    Responsibilities require a wide range of skills-from blueprint reading; lifting and moving machines and items with weight from 500# to multi tons; pouring concrete to diagnosing and solving mechanical problems. Use of rigging and hoisting devices, such as pulleys and cables. In other cases, they require the assistance of hydraulic lift-truck or crane operators to position the machinery. Because riggers/millwrights often decide which device to use for moving machinery, they must know the load-bearing properties of ropes, cables, hoists, and cranes. Millwrights fit bearings, align gears and wheels, attach motors, and connect belts, according to the manufacturer’s blueprints and drawings. Precision leveling and alignment are important in the assembly process; millwrights must have good mathematical skills, so they can measure angles, material thickness, and small distances with tools such as squares, calipers, and micrometers. Millwrighters also work with hand and power tools, such as cutting torches, welding machines, and soldering guns. Welding certification desired. In addition to installing and dismantling machinery, many millwrights repair and maintain equipment. This includes preventive maintenance, such as lubrication and fixing or replaces worn parts.

    Driver must have a Class A CDL valid driver license – with minimum 5 years experience hauling heavy loads and equipment. Class B with 5 years acceptable. Other duties as required within the technical knowledge and skill level of the employee.

    Minimum Requirements Minimum of 5 years experience working in the industrial construction field including the operating of heavy equipment, working with concrete and related skills, such as carpentry, welding, and sheet-metal work. A high school diploma or equivalency and some vocational training or experience. Also mechanical aptitude is very important.

    Good interpersonal and communication abilities to work as part of a team and to be able to give detailed instructions to others.

    Required License and certifications – or the ability to obtain in 60 days
    • Massachusetts Hoisting License – or the ability to pass the test to obtain a license
    • OSHA Forklift Training from previous employer and ability to pass a written, verbal and hands-on test
    • OSHA IC30 preferred – OSHA 10 required Safety Certifications
    • CPR Certification
    • Other Safety Training as required
    Required hand tools to perform the duties required by a rigger/millwright – the employee's personal property

    MA driver license – Class A a plus – MUST have a Clean driving Record - no DWI’s on record

    Pre-employment physical required – must be able to pass a DOT physical

    Background check will be required if job is offered and accepted

    Physical Demands
    • Ability and endurance to work an to work an 8 – 10 hour work day, five to six days per week
    • Ability to lift 50 – 75# and walk 10 – 15 ft
    • Ability to operate heavy equipment Ability to operate a motor vehicle
    • Ability to concentrate and work as a member of a team to assure a safe work environment
    • Ability to pass a DOT physical every two years (more if required by law)

    CIC frequently is engaged to remove or install equipment such as:
    • Forging hammers, upsetters, impactors and presses
    • Metal working machinery such as lathes, punch presses, milling machinery, Broaches and drills
    • Paper making, converting and coasting equipment
    • Rubber machinery to include mills, extruder sand tire manufacturing equipment
    • Breweries
    • Conveyors
    • Printing presses
    • Foundry equipment including furnaces, molding equipment, shake out, sand conveyor system and silos 
    • Plastic machinery including injection molders, shredders and extruders
    • Wood products machinery
    • Sheet metal equipment including press brakes, punches and shears
    • Chemical manufacturing apparatus including distillation columns, reactors and pumps.
    • Sheet metal equipment including distillation columns, reactors and pumps.

    Weights of equipment and/or machinery ranges for hundred of pounds to 100+tons and larger

    Sampling of Equipment used in the trade:
    • forklifts – one ton – 50 ton+
    • Trilift
    • VersaLift
    • Bobcats
    • Backhoes
    • Skates
    • Overhead cranes
    • Gantry systems
    • Dollies
    • Hydraulic jacks

    Work Environment Normal work day is 7 am – 3:30 pm – Monday thru Friday – overtime is often required without notice . Schedule posted by 2pm the day prior.Overtime paid after 40. Overnight travel may be required. Second and third shifts are sometime necessary. Strict Attendance is enforced – absence from work places crews in unsafe working conditions. Confidentiality of clients and customers is a must and a signed statement will be incorporated into this agreement.

    Applicant’s Responsibility:
    • Must own and provide personal hand tools suited for our industry, including steel toes shoes
    • Must have reliable transportation and proven attendance record
    • Any job offer is contingent upon completing the following job requirements within the 60-day probationary period:
      • Massachusetts Hoisting License – 1C, 2B
      • OSHA 10 Certification
      • CPR
      • First Aid
      • Blood Pathogen
      • Valid DOT card
    As an employee at CIC, you will be expected and required to own and wear steel toe safety shoes and provide their own personal hand tools. Please no phone calls
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