Crane Operator


Operate cranes (hydro cranes, crawler cranes, and/or pile driving hammers) to hoist, move and place materials and objects, and raise, lower and rotate boom and load lines. Observe load hook-up, safety of load, stability of load and load weights. Ensure safety procedures are adhered to at all times. Perform daily inspection of cranes. Monitor weather conditions and site conditions. Clean, maintain and lubricate equipment. Obtain the required permits. Perform other duties as assigned on a job site when not operating a crane.

Position Requirements


Safe operation of cranes. Safety practices. Reading and interpreting documents such as operation and maintenance manuals, procedures, and safety documents. Writing reports. Math skills and computing rate, ratio, percent. Problem solving.


HS Diploma or GED preferred. Completed apprenticeship crane operation preferred. Valid driver's license.


1-3 years' related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

Career Path

Position Reports To

Nationally accredited certification (i.e. NCCCO, NCCER or OECP)

Career path moves from this role

Crane or Heavy Equipment Supervisor, Mechanical Engineer (with education)

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