The average hourly pay for a Rigger in South Africa is R95.91.
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Job Description for Rigger
A rigger is responsible for using cranes and lifts to help transport large, heavy cargo such as manufacturing equipment or construction machinery. The rigger's main objective is to move the property without damage to the product they are transporting, property, or individuals. Riggers are responsible for fastening up large loads, overseeing and directing the operators of the transport equipment, reporting any issues, and documenting completed work orders. Riggers are also in charge of the tear-…Read more
- Examine sites, loads, and their destinations to determine rigging to move loads to the correct location.
- Communicate with other workers to ensure safety.
- Move heavy loads without damaging them, tilting, and guiding as the site requires.
- Select and align cranes, gears, pulleys, and winches, anchoring them for safety.
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Skills in Trade Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include OSHA Compliance, Machine Operation, Heavy Equipment Operation and Safety Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Rigger
An entry-level Rigger with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R83.81 based on 7 salaries. An early career Rigger with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R90.53 based on 128 salaries. A mid-career Rigger with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R103.39 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Rigger with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R106.89 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R126.
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