The CraneOperatormay assist other craft workers in their daily activities and must perform all other duties as assigned on an as needed basis. The CraneOperatoris responsible for getting work done according to the plans, specifications and standard details. The CraneOperatorreports to the Fleet Director and checks in with the Fleet director at the beginning and end of every dispatched work order. The CraneOperatorwill be required to inspect, operate, and maintain a mobile crane, mounted on crawlers or wheels, and to do so in full accord with OSHA standards and the manufacturer's specifications regarding capacity and safe operation.
· Reinforce company policies, culture, values and work ethic to all employees
· Obtain appropriate licenses and certifications in pursuit of company goals
· Prepare for and add useful input to Foremen’s meetings
· Participates in on-site training of apprentices.
· Ensure safe equipment use and daily maintenance on site
· Inspects and maintains equipment operation DAILY (grease, oil etc) utilizing Company’s Daily Vehicle, Equipment Inspection Reports-DVIR
· Must be able to inspect crane before operation and perform any necessary maintenance before equipment is used.
· Calculates weights of items to be moved and checks capacity of crane to ensure that the load does not exceed manufacturer's specifications.
· Checks clearances, overhead lines, or any obstructions to avoid any potential for accidents or damage to personnel, building, load, or equipment.
· Operates equipment in response to hand or audio signals from other crew members. Will sometimes work in cooperation with another crane as a team effort.
· Maintain orderly and efficient work orders with minimal downtime due to lack of planning
· Contact Fleet Director on a job-by-job basis with current jobsite status
· Understand specific project working hour limitations and plan operations to suit.
· Inform Foremen and Fleet Director of any changed conditions or conflicts that affect Midasco’s work.
· Maintains log book of operations
· Moves equipment on highways between construction projects.
· Roadside work – understand and implement if needed proper MOT materials and procedures
· Trenching or Drilling – OSHA depth limits, location of existing underground utilities, means of access, test pits
· Overhead work – fall protection, slings, cables, rigging, lighting for night work.
· Participate in weekly toolbox meetings.
· Personal protection - hard hats, reflective vests, safety glasses, gloves, ear protection, work boots, lockout/tag out procedures.
· Obtain a clear utility ticket from the Foremen/Superintendent before any underground / drilling work is performed.
· Obeys all safety guidelines—federal, state, and company imposed—for inspection, operation, leaving crane unattended, erecting and dismantling.
· Valid state COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE CLASS A OR B.
· Completion of a three-year apprentice program for mobile crane operators.
· Certification by the North American Crane Bureau Group or the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators.
· High school diploma or equivalency certificate.
· Basic arithmetic ability needed to count and take inventory.
· Ability to work independently and also as a member of a team.
· Reading and writing skills sufficient to understand contractor information, applicable safety regulations, and to maintain records.
· Job involves lifting and carrying up to 80 pounds, and walking about six hours per day on rough terrain.
Physical and Environmental Factors:
· Exposure to all types of weather, including extreme heat and cold.
· Manual dexterity required to operate equipment and perform maintenance operations.
· Good visual acuity to obey hand signals and to maintain log book.
Midasco, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free work place.