Locomotive Crane Operator Job Description Sample
Heavy Equipment Operator Crane
Our primary purpose is to provide our diverse portfolio of clients with actionable insight and exceptional service, but our mission extends beyond what we do to how we do it. Eurasia Group is committed to the highest ethical standards in our research projects, the management of relationships with our clients, the protection of client confidentiality, and in all interactions among our employees.
We seek to maintain absolute political and corporate independence, to promote transparency in our work, and to offer a product that is free of bias. Our creative processes are driven by expertise, not corporate rank. By helping our clients make well-informed commercial and investment decisions, we seek to promote a more refined understanding of the impact of politics on markets, a public good we are proud to provide.
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.
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.
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
In addition, we are committed to provide substantial professional development opportunities and to build and maintain a culture that honors and rewards initiative and innovation. We encourage all employees to develop new and better ways of providing value for our clients.
The firm?s leadership will work at all times to maintain a sensible balance between the needs of the individual and those of the firm, and to ensure that all employees treat our work and one another with respect. We will grow and protect the Eurasia Group brand. We will do our utmost to ensure that all employees work in an environment that is as creative and fun as it is challenging?and we will create both a product and a team we can be proud of.
Industrial construction company looking for an NCCCO Certified Crane Operator. 3+ years of experience operating cranes and NCCCO certification are required.
1. 3+ years of experience in crane operation?
2. NCCCO Certification?
4. Currently located in the region?
5. Able to drive a 700 grove 100k lbs. and willing to drive crane to and from sites and operate?
Our Company is an equal opportunity employer, offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or citizenship unless legally required, and provides equal employment opportunity to disabled veterans, and veterans of the Vietnam era.
Operates traveling or stationary overhead crane (cab- or ground controlled) to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Observes load hookup and determines safety of load. Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions. Inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions. May attach load to hook or other crane accessory prior to operating crane. Drives machine to work site. Directs workers engaged in placing blocks and outriggers to prevent capsizing of machine when lifting heavy loads. Inspects, cleans, and lubricates equipment and performs minor repairs.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations.
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Responds promptly to customer needs.
Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Listens to others without interrupting; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Conserves organizational resources.
Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Follows policies and procedures; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
Asks for and offers help when needed.
Generates suggestions for improving work.
Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Uses time efficiently.
Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
Completes work in timely manner.
Safety and Security
Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
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.
One to two years? related experience and/or training.
Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables.
No Computer skills needed.
Our company is made up of highly talented, diverse, and motivated people who are dedicated to defining the business of politics. Headquartered in New York, we also have offices in Washington and London, as well as a vast network of experts around the world.
Crane Operator 30T
Operates traveling or stationary overhead crane (cab- or ground controlled) to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket.
Observes load hookup and determines safety of load.
Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
Cleans and maintains crane and hoisting mechanism.
Inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions.
May attach load to hook or other crane accessory prior to operating crane and be designated Crane Operator-Hooker (steel & rel.) or Crane Operator-Hooktender (aircraft mfg.).
May be designated by type of crane operated or material handled as Bridge Crane Operator (any industry); Charging-Crane Operator (foundry; steel & rel.) I; Cinder Crane Operator (foundry; steel & rel.) I; Gantry Crane Operator (any industry); Hot-Metal Crane Operator (foundry; nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) I; Ingot Stripper (steel & rel.) I; Scrap Crane Operator (steel & rel.) I; Tower Whirler Operator (any industry); Wall-Crane Operator (foundry).
Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment. Performs other duties and activities as required.
Performing only those jobs on which they have been trained and/or authorized.
Working in accordance with safe job practices and complying with company safety rules
Using required personal protective equipment
Reporting unsafe conditions or practices
Making safety suggestions
Serving on the safety committee if requested
Cooperating during investigation of any accidents that occur
Taking an active part and participating in safety meetings, pre-job safety briefings, task hazard analyses and Job Safety Analyses.
May require a high school diploma or its equivalent and previous years of related experience.
Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under minimum supervision.
Typically reports to a supervisor.
NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)
CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With more than 125 years of experience, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality.
Overhead Crane Operator - Heat Treat (2Nd Shift)
Harrison Steel has an opening on second shift in its finishing operations for an overhead crane operator for its Heat Treat area. Using large furnaces to heat up steel castings to between 600-1800 degrees Fahrenheit allows us to achieve the correct properties our customers require. This position operates an overhead crane, either from an overhead cab or by remote ground control, to lift, move, and position large steel castings.
Qualifications and Skills
Ability to manipulate various types of crane controls such as levers, pedals, and buttons
Ability to handle heights and climb ladders
Basic math & reading skills
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Works safely and observes all safety procedures
The employee regularly work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. Also exposure to outdoor weather conditions, non-weather related extreme cold, water and humidity, and the risk of electrical shock.
The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places. The usual noise level is very loud. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
About Harrison Steel:
Harrison Steel is a family owned company that engineers and manufactures castings of 350 to 12,500 pounds, net casting weight, for businesses in industries such as agriculture, mining, and oil and gas. The benefits of working at Harrison Steel include 401k and profit sharing, full health, vision and dental plans available, vacation, career opportunities to move into other departments and supervisory roles, and the WeCare Clinic, available to employees and family members for a variety of medical visits with no out-of-pocket costs.
HS is located in Attica, Indiana, where it was founded in 1906 by J.W. Harrison, as the National Car Coupler Company. Attica is a rural city surrounded by traditional Midwest farmland that about 3,200 residents call home. The foundry is a 40-minute drive from Lafayette, Indiana or Danville, Illinois, and 1.5 hours from Indianapolis.
Team Elmer's seeks to fill an opening for a Crane Operator. This position will be responsible for operating a stationary or traveling crane to lift, move, position, and reposition loads. The operator will depresses buttons, lifts levers, and ensure that the load safely attached to crane before operating the crane.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate crane under general supervision.
Manipulate or depress cane controls to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
Repair crane as needed.
Inspect crane for safety issues on a daily basis.
Determine if any parts are malfunctioning.
Complete job tickets, service quality summaries, and all other necessary paperwork.
Lift, position and place machinery, equipment or other large objects at construction sites and industrial facilities.
Drive trucks to worksites and unload trucks.
Place blocks and outriggers to prevent capsizing when lifting heavy loads.
Move levers and pedals to rotate crane on chassis to raise and lower crane boom and to raise and lower load-line.
Bolt boom sections together to extend or modify boom for pile driving or high lifting.
Work with in precise limits and standards of accuracy.
Operate crane according to signals from helper.
Start and stop crane engine.
Follow directions carefully.
Will be required to wear personal protection equipment i.e. safety glasses, steel toe boots, hardhat, reflective vest, and when necessary fall protection equipment.
"The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position."
Valid license, CDL A with airbrake endorsement, required
NCCCO Certified Crane Operator
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Clean driving record for past 5 years
Ability to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
Minimum 3-5 years crane and rigging experience
Ability to work long hours and perform repetitive lifting, carrying, climbing, and walking. Repetitive lifting could be 40 or more pounds at any one time.
Ability to work long hours and 5-6 days a week in all environmental conditions.
Good work ethic, punctuality and alertness.
Ability to follow all company, NCCCO, DOT, OSHA, and MiOSHA safety rules.
Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment, machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
A competitive hourly rate and full benefits package is available.Benefits Package:
Company supported wellness program
Medical/Dental Insurance coverage, no cost, if participating in the wellness program and wellness eligible.
401K with employer match of contribution (50% on the first 10% of employee contribution)
Company provided safety, skill development and leadership training opportunities
Paid Time Off after 1 year of service
Life Insurance-company provided
Stacker Crane Operator - 3Rd Shift
Over 90 Years of Experience at Work for You
Since 1920, the professional men and women of Hubbard Construction have literally paved the way for hundreds of public and private projects that have supported Florida's rise to prominence.
Hubbard is one of Florida's largest heavy civil construction companies. We are proud to be a part of Florida's history and we are eager to continue to serve the Florida market and beyond.
The scope of Hubbard's work includes complex highway projects, site development, paving, utility and drainage systems, surveying, RAP and hot mix sales, and state-of-the-art bridge building. We provide multiple delivery systems in design-build, bid-build, public/private-partnerships and design-build finance.
Hubbard Construction's parent company, Eurovia, operates through a network of 330 agencies and 770 production sites, in 17 countries around the world.
A Crane Operator is an hourly-rated skilled craft position that performs on construction projects any combination of the duties described more fully, below. A Crane Operator typically performs a wide variety of tasks, transferring from one task to another as the work flow dictates.
Five (5) years or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, bridges and pile driving of all types. Experience with the use of many types of pile hammers such as diesel, air and hydraulic is required.
Work various shifts in a team environment
Team activities include responsibility and accountability for the day-to-day function of the team as well as with high level management who are involved running the project
Ability to operate various mobile cranes safely with a minimum of supervision while being able to handle multiple tasks
Thorough understanding of crane operation characteristics, controls, emergency skills, response to fire, power line contact, tipping, malfunction characteristics and performance questions about the specific crane types
Demonstrate basic abilities in reading, writing, arithmetic skills and load chart usage, all in the language of the manufacturer's instruction manual
Load chart test on various crane configurations
Proficiency in handling, pre-start inspections, post-start inspections, maneuvering skills, shut down and securing procedures
Understanding of ANSI B 30.5, OSHA, federal, state and local requirements; (E.g. crane set up, securing the load, controlling the load and hand signals, etc.)
Set up and operate the computer in correct configuration and work within limitations
Perform incidental work items and duties included within other crafts
General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key 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 and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Certified Crane Operator. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. Five (5) years or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, bridges and pile driving of all types. Experience with the use of many types of pile hammers such as diesel, air and hydraulic.
CCO Certification Required
Operate large cranes of 250 tons (4000w) Friction and Hydraulic
Qualified Rigging Level 1 training is required under 1926 Sub part CC
Qualified Signal Person Level 1
Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Crane Operator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The operator must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.
The operator will be sitting for an extended period of time to perform key duties.
Work is performed at around six (6) to eight (8) feet in the crane. We often do not use a tower crane.
Frequently walking to and from the crane could be an uneven surface.
Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.
Work is often performed at heights up to 60 feet, requiring the employee to climb ladders, scaffolds and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways.
Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50-90 pounds personally, and up to 150 pounds with assistance.
Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.
Sufficient skill and visual acuity, under varying degrees of light, darkness, and weather conditions, to provide direction and flagging for operators of cranes with rated capacities of up to 300 tons.
Capable of safely and productively operating a man-lift.
Ability to maintain balance while working on water craft or other surfaces.
The Operator must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.
Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Crane Operator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.
Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project.
Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.
We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
Overhead Crane Operator - 2Nd Shift - Warehouse
Delta Steel, Inc.
Looking for a career opportunity? Look no further than Delta Steel, Inc. a proven leader in the Steel Service Center Industry for over 50 years and part of the largest Metal Service Center Company in North America providing a wide variety of products, processing and distribution services to a broad range of customers and industries. We have an opportunity for individuals with a solid work record and/or previous experience in an industrial warehouse or fabrication shop environment. Previous experience running a remote controlled overhead crane or industrial machinery a MUST. Candidates should possess the following:
Read, write and understand the English language
Read, understand and comprehend written work instructions
Read, understand and comprehend basic blueprints and drawings
Display the ability to accurately use basic measuring devices, including tape measure and micrometers
Display the ability to use manual hand tools, including wrenches and clamps
Ability to stand, lift, climb and perform various other physical functions
Able to work any shift and hours required
Delta Steel offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits program including: medical, dental, vision, matching 401K plan, short and long term disability, life & accidental insurance and company paid time off. Delta Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in a drug free work environment.
Travel Lift Crane Operator
Forterra is a leading manufacturer of pipe and products in the U.S. and Eastern Canada for a variety of water-related infrastructure applications, including water transmission, distribution and drainage. The company generated pro forma net sales of $1.5 billion in 2017. Based in Irving, Texas, Forterra employs more than 5,000 people and operates more than 88 facilities, with products available throughout the U.S. and Eastern Canada.
Forterra is currently recruiting for two full-time Travel Lift Crane Operators. Starting wage is $13.25 per with the ability to receive an increase after 60 days based on satisfactory performance. $250.00 incentive payment after a three month review, and another $250.00 after a six month review.
Experience with heavy machinery would be recommended, but not required. Internal training will be provided. Individual must be capable of climbing ladder (10ft to 15ft) high. Also is responsible for operating, and inspecting their equipment. Incumbent must be alert with good vision to watch for crew members in the work area while operating the crane. This position works outdoors.
Responsibilities may also include:
Determine load weights and check them against lifting capacities to prevent overload.
Move levers, depress foot pedals, or turn dials to operate cranes, cherry pickers, electromagnets, or other moving equipment for lifting, moving, or placing loads.
Inspect cables or grappling devices for wear and install or replace cables, as needed.
Clean, lubricate, and maintain mechanisms such as cables, pulleys, or grappling devices, making repairs as necessary.
Inspect and adjust crane mechanisms or lifting accessories to prevent malfunctions or damage.
Direct helpers engaged in placing blocking or outrigging under cranes.
Load or unload bundles from trucks or move containers to storage bins, using moving equipment.
Weigh bundles, using floor scales, and record weights for company records.
Review daily work or delivery schedules to determine orders, sequences of deliveries, or special loading instructions.
Inspect bundle packaging for conformance to regulations or customer requirements and remove and batch packaging tickets.
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes: vacation, ten paid holidays, 401k plan with 4% contribution, medical, dental and vision insurance, short and long-term disability and life insurance. Please complete an application at Forterra - 540 Country Club Road Iowa Falls, IA 50126 or submit a cover letter and resume at email@example.com.
Forterra is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. Forterra is a Drug Free Workplace.
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