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crane operator

  •   July 26, 2016 9:34 AM EEST
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  • Crane Operator Job Description

    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 bringing it down.

    Primary 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.
      July 26, 2016 9:36 AM EEST
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