Master Rigger

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Our Offer to You:

  • Site: Wood Buffalo Region
  • Schedule: 6 days on, 1 day off or 24 on, 4 off
  • Travel: Flights provided from Edmonton and Calgary. Camp accommodations provided.
  • Compensation: Competitive wages, Vacation Pay, RRSP’s, Health & Dental Benefits

Why Work For Us:

Stuart Olson is searching for Master Riggers to join our team at our client site in the Wood Buffalo region starting Immediately. Working 6 days on, 1 day off or a 24 days on, 4 days off schedule, 12 hours/day. Camp accommodations provided for a delightful stay and flights are provided from Edmonton and Calgary.



  • Move extra-heavy equipment, machinery and materials
  • Use of cranes and lifts to help transport heavy equipment, machinery, or heavy cargo
  • Supervise Rigging Selection and Use
  • Perform spot inspections of rigging operations and plans
  • Oversee rigging operation and provide mentorship and assistance
  • Identify possible risks
  • Ensure proper load control
  • Identify critical lift situations
  • Ensure proper use of hand rigging
  • Perform rigging calculations, weight estimation
  • Calculate load ground up rigging and tipping
  • Ensure proper execution and best practices for load drifting and chain hoist operations


  • Master Rigger Certification from ITI
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar turnaround/shutdown position. 
  • Supervisory position experience and a familiarity with the maintenance and oilfield work practices.
  • Journeyperson Ticket/ Red Seal / Blue Seal Certification
  • Structural work experience, preferred
  • H2S Alive, Mandatory
  • Common Safety Orientation (CSO) or CSTS 09 and WHMIS, Mandatory
  • Energy Safety Canada Certified Fall Protection, Mandatory
  • Energy Safety Canada Certified Confined Space Entry & Monitor, Mandatory
  • Able to work under SBA mask preferred
  • Pre-Access Drug and Alcohol testing

Working Conditions

  • Working at heights
  • Working in a confined space
  • Working in and around noise and dust
  • Working both indoors and outdoors in hot and cold weather conditions
  • Must be clean shaven
  • Personal safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots,

Physical Requirements

  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lbs; occasionally lift items weighing more than 50 lbs. with assistance
  • Stand or walk for long periods of time
  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects
  • Climb up and down ladders, scaffolds and other objects


Who We Are

Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.

Specializing in Turnaround and Maintenance services in the Industrial sector, Stuart Olson has proudly served the Canadian construction industry for over 100 years. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reducing risk, and delivering results.

While we welcome all applications, only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

Unsolicited resumes and phone inquiries from 3rd party agencies will not be accepted.


Reference JOB-1300

Company Stuart Olson

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