Kraanmonteurs en kabellassers


ISCO 08 Code 7215                  Riggers and cable splicers

Lead Statement
Riggers and cable splicers assemble rigging gear to move and position equipment and structural components, or install and maintain cables, ropes and wires on construction sites, buildings or other structures.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • 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 crew erecting and repairing derricks for drilling water, gas- and oil-wells;
  • lifting  up scenery and lighting equipment in theatres if installing and maintaining communication towers, aerial cableways, funicular railways, ski lifts and similar infrastructure;
  • performing related tasks;
  • supervising other workers.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Rigger
  • Rigger, ship
  • Splicer, cable and rope
  • Tower rigger
  • Theatrical rigger

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, splicing/cable and rope – 8290
  • Crane, hoist and related plant operators – 8343

(NCvB; Maart 2010)