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Heavy Equipment Operator Crane



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JOB SUMMARY: Operate hydraulic pedestal cranes in an efficient manner, maintaining a high standard of safety. Perform the upkeep and general maintenance of the cranes on the main and support facilities with the highest emphasis on safety. Supervise labor crews on all phases of rigging and slinging. Ensure all personnel under his supervision know and perform all duties in a safe manner and related gear, ensuring safe and proper installation. Perform duties with awareness to avoid dangerous situations, such as, overloading, excessive swing, sudden drops/lifts, obstruction of crane movement, etc Carry out daily inspection of cranes and related equipment; noting any maintenance required and ensuring it is carried out. Ensure all proper maintenance and operations are performed, i.e. color coding of slings, fitting of tag lines, inspection of personnel baskets . Maintain operating logs on cranes and equipment, keeping track particularly to high stress components, such as wire ropes and slings. Perform a high standard of good housekeeping at workplace. Train as required in the use of crane banking signals and starting procedures of remote equipment under their use, i.e. air compressors, fire pumps and, generators. JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Essential Abilities, Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned as required): Read and understand plans, specifications, operator’s manuals, safety manuals, rigging tables and load capacity charts. Fill out OSHA approved Mobile Crane Periodic Safety Inspection Record daily. Read, understand and implement the Operations and Safety Manuals as they relate to safety, operation, and maintenance of the crane being operated. Follow established jobsite safety and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards. Perform rigging inspection and daily equipment inspections. Operate crane to lift and move materials and other objects; respond accordingly to both hand and verbal commands; observe the travel of all loads and take appropriate action to avoid injury to personnel or damage to property; listen to warning alarms and respond accordingly; read boom angle and drum rotation indicators. Plan all lifts with proper use of capacity charts. Document maintenance in appropriate logs on assigned equipment. Perform all required inspections of equipment and document results in the appropriate log. QUALIFICATIONS: Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education – High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) preferred. Experience – Minimum 1 - 3 years’ experience as a crane operator. Communication Skills – Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. The ability to understand information, ideas, direction and then be able to perform the task or project discussed. Also, to be able to ask questions to insure you understand the information given. Must have a working knowledge of equipment capabilities and limitations. Knowledge of crane signals, rigging techniques and rigging limitations. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing HOURS: Full-time








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