600 Ton Lead Crane Operator

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Construction


Responsible for operating crane (hydro cranes, crawler cranes, and/or pile driving hammers) to hoist, move and place materials and objects. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Promote and comply with all company and safety policies and procedures
  • Operation of levers and pedals to raise, lower and rotate boom and to raise and lower load lines
  • Raise, lower and rotate boom or load by sight or according to signals from helper
  • Observe load hook-up and safety of load
  • 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
  • Crane operator should be responsible at all times when operating a crane
  • Crane operators should be versatile and have a cooperative attitude as they may be asked to do other jobs on construction sites when they are not operating a crane
  • May be required to travel to different jobsites on limited notice
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Other duties as assigned by Foreman or Superintendent
  • Fill in for other people when sick or on vacation
  • Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) 
  • One to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have nationally accredited certification i.e. NCCCO, NCCER, or OECP
  • Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports
  • Add, subtract, multiply an divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Compute rate, ratio and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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