"assembly line," "raw materials," and "heavy equipment" aren't the only skills we found heavy lift riggers list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of heavy lift rigger responsibilities that we found, including:
The heavy lift riggers who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and computer science, while a small population of heavy lift riggers studied accounting and graphic design.
Once you're ready to become a heavy lift rigger, you should explore the companies that typically hire heavy lift riggers. According to heavy lift rigger resumes that we searched through, heavy lift riggers are hired the most by Aerotek, Randstad USA, and Kelly Services. Currently, Aerotek has 2 heavy lift rigger job openings, while there are 2 at Randstad USA and 1 at Kelly Services.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, heavy lift riggers tend to earn the biggest salaries at CorTech International, Adecco, and Kelly Services. Take CorTech International for example. The median heavy lift rigger salary is $30,147. At Adecco, heavy lift riggers earn an average of $29,140, while the average at Kelly Services is $28,897. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
We also looked into companies who hire heavy lift riggers from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include General Dynamics, Fluor, and KBR.