National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP)

Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2)


Credential: Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2)  ANAB (ANSI) resource CA Eligible
Credentialing Agency: National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP)

Renewal Period: 5 years

The National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP) Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2) promotes signal person competency and a safer work environment for International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC) Members, organizes and implements a comprehensive program for the qualification of IUEC rigger and signal persons, and promotes the development of knowledge and skills of those elevator constructors who require certification to perform rigging work in the industry. Candidates are required to be benefit eligible members of the IUEC and complete a preparation course in Rigging and Signaling within one year of the application date. Candidates must pass the Level 2 written exam, signaling practical exam, and Level 1 and Level 2 practical rigging scenarios.

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Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Attainability:    high

Eligibility Requirements (View Details)

  • Credential Prerequisite
  • Experience
  • Education
  • Training
  • Membership
  • Other
  • Fee

Note: This credential may have multiple options for a Service member to meet eligibility requirements. Requirements listed here are based on the minimum degree required. To view other options, see the Eligibility tab.

Exam Requirements (View Details)

  • Exam
  • Written Exam
  • Oral Exam
  • Practical Exam
  • Performance Assessment

RECERTIFICATION SUMMARY

Renewal Period: 5 years

  • Continuing Education
  • Exam
  • Continuing Education OR Exam
  • Fee
  • Other

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP)

11 Larsen Way
Attleboro Falls, MA  02763

Phone: (800) 228-8220

Email: support@neiep.org

Candidate must have completed a Rigger and Signalperson Training course within one year of the application date.

The Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2) credential has the following other requirements:

  • Candidate must be benefit eligible members of the International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC).

Written Exam

  • Knowledge of different types of construction cranes (e.g., trolley, tower, track, wheel-based), how they operate, their load capacities, etc.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures for construction crane lifting.
  • The ability to determine which movements (e.g., boom in, raise load) a crane should make when lifting a load.
  • Knowledge of how to make correct hand/arm signals to crane operator.
  • Knowledge of how to make correct voice signals to crane operator.
  • Knowledge of safe rigging procedures.
  • The ability to determine a correct rigging set up for a pick or lift (e.g., determine optimal angles of chokers/slings, whether to use nylon or metal choker, create a balanced load, etc.)
  • Skill at correctly affixing rigging devices (e.g., chokers, shackles, clevices) to a load and/or crane in preparation for lifting.
  • The ability to determine the needed capacity for rigging materials based on size/weight of the load.

  • For the Signal Person Practical portion of the exam, the on-site administrator will ask each candidate to demonstrate signal person tasks. The time limit for each signal person task a candidate must demonstrate will be 30 seconds.

  • For the Rigging Level 1 Practical portion of the exam, the on-site administrator will ask each candidate to demonstrate physical rigging task scenarios that demonstrate their knowledge of basic skills for creating simple hitches and utilizing proper, non-damaged rigging materials. The time limit for each scenario a candidate must demonstrate will be between 10 and 25 minutes.

  • For the Rigging Level 2 Practical portion of the exam, the on-site administrator will ask each candidate to demonstrate physical rigging task scenarios that demonstrate knowledge of more the complex skills and judgment necessary for rigging situations requiring independent judgment and decision making about rigging materials, rigging materials, hoisting devices, how to avoid damaging loads and structures, and travel routes of loads being moved from one place to another. The time limit for each task a candidate must demonstrate will be between 10 and 25 minutes.

Exam Preparation Resources

There are a number of resources available to help you prepare for the Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2) examination:

An additional resource is Safari Books Online, a searchable digital library that provides online access to thousands of books, training videos and conference sessions. See the Educational Resources section on the Related Sites page here on COOL to learn how to get free access.

RECERTIFICATION

Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2)

Renewal Period: 5 years

The Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2) credential has the following recertification information:

The Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 (CSPR-2) certification term is 5 years. In order to maintain the certification during that time, candidates must EITHER: 

  1. Complete a minimum 10 on-the-job work hours in Rigging and Signaling within each calendar year; OR
  2. Complete a refresher course within 18 months of receiving certification.

Before the end of the certification period, the certificant must re-certify by retaking the Certified Signal Person and Rigger Level 2 exam.

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Credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the military occupation (at least one critical task but less than 80%)

Most

Credential is directly related to most of the major duties associated with the military occupation (at least 80%)

Other

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Early Career

1-3 years experience; Enlisted E1 through E4

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E5 through E6

Late Career

10+ years experience; Enlisted E7 through E9

Early Career

1-3 years experience; Enlisted “A” School through E5

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E6 through E7

Late Career

10+ years experience; Enlisted E8 through E9

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Low

May be difficult to attain: minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree, and/or minimum experience is 10 or more years.

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Medium

Moderate ease of attainment: minimum education requirement = Associate's and/or prerequisite and/or minimum experience = more than 2 years and less than 10 years of experience.

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High

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