Install accessories in outboard or inboard motorboats.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Boat Riggers do?
Installs accessories in outboard or inboard motorboats: Drills holes, attaches brackets, and installs accessories, such as lights, batteries, ignition switches, fuel tanks, and guide pulleys, using handtools and power tools. May change propellors and adjust motors to obtain maximum performance. May install outboard and inboard motors and controls, using handtools. May load boats on trailers and make deliveries to customers.
Should I be a Boat Rigger?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Book Jogger, Cable Rigger, Master Rigger, Outboard-Motorboat Rigger, Rejogger
How to become a Boat Rigger
Boat Riggers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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