ground rigger


Ground riggers assist level riggers assembling temporary suspension structures to support performance equipment. Their work is based on instruction and plans. They work indoor as well as outdoor. They cooperate closely with high riggers. \

Scope notes

Exludes people working in heights. 
 Includes people working in events and rental companies. 
 Excludes people performing industrial rigging.

Alternative label

  • rigging crew member

  • down rigger

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Optional skills and competences



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