NCCCO or NCCER Crane Operator
Summary Responsible for operating a stationary or traveling crane to lift, move, position, and reposition loads. Depresses buttons, lifts levers, and ensures load is safely attached to crane before making any lift. Erect structures, move products, equipment, or materials to and from industrial work areas by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.
NCCCO / NCCER REQUIRED
Up to 60 tons
Able to work on other Heavy Equipment
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, material 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.
*You will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.
Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. Because of power lines, the employee may be exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.