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Satellite Rigging Assistant I

Department: Rigging
Status: Full Time
Location: Middletown, RI


This position is a “part time/seasonal” position, while under general supervision, performs splicing, swaging, limited customer service and other duties as assigned. This position requires obtaining certification from cordage vendors for splicing different types of cordage to ensure top quality product. (Training and certification provided)  A team player with general sailing and boat knowledge with the ability to read measurements, both imperial and metric is a must. The position will also work closely with the rigging and store teams to keep clean, organized and safe to work in.

This position reports directly to the Satellite Rigging Manager.

  • Pass all certification requirements for splicing cordage
  • Once certification is passed, splice cordage to customer specification
  • Use, shop supplied, swager to swage fittings to wire per customer specification
  • Able to assist customers in choosing to proper product for application, both in store or over the phone
  • Daily cleaning and organization of shop area


  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Lift up to 75lbs
  • Must understand basic math skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • General sailing and boat knowledge
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and crawl


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