rigger

[rig-er]
noun
1.
a person who rigs.
2.
a person whose occupation is the fitting of the rigging of ships.
3.
a person who works with hoisting tackle, cranes, scaffolding, etc.
4.
a protective structure around a construction site.
5.
Aeronautics.
a.
a mechanic skilled in the assembly, adjustment, and alignment of aircraft control surfaces, wings, and the like.

Origin:
1605–15; rig + -er1

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rigger (ˈrɪɡə)
 
n
1.  a workman who rigs vessels, etc
2.  rowing a bracket on a racing shell or other boat to support a projecting rowlock
3.  a person skilled in the use of pulleys, lifting gear, cranes, etc

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He has worked a tractor-trailer driver and mechanic, a rigger at a fire engine
  factory, as well as a race-car driver and builder.
With the returning officers on his side, the rigger's job is mostly complete.
The rigger and his helper walked with each load, controlling it with taglines.
One rigger may be used invariably as mandated by the schedule.
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