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Crane Operator

Location: Baltimore, MD Posted Date: December 3, 2013
Employer: To view company name. See instructions below Apply By: February 1, 2014
Employer Job Id: 500873.8 CareerMine Job Id: 1024701

Job Description

  • [Company] is currently accepting applications for NCCCO Certified Crane Operator in Baltimore, MD.  Functions: Major responsibilities and target accomplishments expected of the position including the typical problems encountered in carrying out the responsibilities which include service, install, repair and inspect machinery, and heavy equipment in power plant to keep them in good working order. Employee will perform job duties and responsibilities safely, efficiently and accurately.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs and operates industrial machinery and equipment including operating Crane
  • Completes preventative maintenance on machinery, installs, services and repairs mechanical equipment
  • Clean and lubricate machinery
  • Perform basic diagnostic tests, check performance of machinery
  • Use rigging and hoisting devices such as chokers, chain falls, and come-alongs to move equipment/materials in place
  • Follows direction from supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrated industrial maintenance history experience
  • Controlling operations of equipment or systems
  • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
  • Organization and time management 
  • Must have good problem-solving abilities 
  • Have the ability to inspect and identify items needing repair or maintenance
  • Knowledge of hand tools and power tools
  • Must have good aptitude and manual dexterity 
  • Good reading comprehension
  • Ability to work with others – team player
  • Good communication skills with co-workers and supervisors 
  • Commitment to [Company] values and safety rules and regulations
  • Must understand how to read and interpret technical manuals in order to determine work procedures
  • Must have reliable transportation 
  • Knowledge of safety practices to operated equipment
  • Industrial Heavy Equipment Operator experience

Valued but not required skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Former [Company] employee 
  • Training in vocational schools or related on the job experience
  • Current DOT is preferred
  • Reporting to this position:  No direct reports 

Physical demands and work environment: 

  • Physical demands:  Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting and lifting.  Will talk and hear to communicate.  Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull: objects, materials, controls and tools.  Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand directions. May be required to lift, carry and move objects safely. Will occasionally work at heights, climb ladders and stairways and work off of platforms.  Will use vision abilities to focus, see short and long distances, colors, depth perception and peripheral vision.  Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and steel-toe boots. 
  • Work environment:  Will work in all weather conditions ranging from warm/hot – cool/cold.  Occasional rain.  Will work at different elevations.  Noise levels will be moderate to high.  Job site will contain light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools.  People standing, walking, sitting, signaling and talking.  Bells, whistles and alarms.     

Job Requirements

  • Current NCCCO - Large & Small Hydraulic Certification
  • Education: None

Certifications and/or Licenses Required

  • NCCCO - Telescopic Boom Cranes—Fixed Cab (TSS), NCCCO - Telescopic Boom Cranes—Swing Cab (TLL)
  • Other Certifications/Licenses