Tower/Hydraulic Crane Operator

at Hoffman Structures
Location Not Specified
Date Posted May 11, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Application review will take into account without limitation the following criteria: union membership and qualifications, and experience specific to the job description/duties as well as prior experience with Hoffman Structures.WORK DESCRIPTION:• Operator, traveling-crane operator operates traveling or stationary crane (cab-) to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket: observes load hookup and determines safety of load. • Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions. • Cleans and maintains crane and hoisting mechanism. • Inspects crane for defective parts and notified supervisor of defects or malfunctions. • Have good knowledge and understanding of crane load charges, crane dynamics and rigging practices.• Be model specific trained.• Be certified and competent.• Belong to local union hall.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:• Work is mainly outside thus exposed to various weather conditions.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPHYSICAL:• Able to pass Pre-Employment & Regular Drug Tests.• Must have valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record according to Hoffman's Fleet Safety Program. (Check with David Wood on this; not sure it's required).• Must be able to wear fall protection equipment and physically able to climb ladders and cranes.• Sitting - Constantly (66% to 100% a day).• Bend (neck and back) - Occasionally (less than 33% a day).• Use of hands for repetitive grasping - Constantly (66% to 100% a day).• Use of hands for pushing & pulling - Constantly (66% to 100% a day).• Use of hands for fine manipulation - Constantly (66% to 100% a day).• Climb (stairs & ladders) - Occasionally (less than 33% a day).MENTAL:• Constant mental alertness, accuracy, and attention to detail required.• Must be able to work independently and as a team. • Must be able to make decisions, and follow through on all assignments. • Must use creativity, independent judgment, and organizational and problem solving skills to determine best method to accomplish desired results. • Must be able to plan and organize work.• Must be physically fit: good vision/peripheral/distance/color, good hearing able to understand radio commands & hand signals.• Must be able to work under pressure.• Must have good dexterity with both hands and feet.• Limited to no access to toilet facilities.• Able to sit all day.• Must not be afraid of heights.• Work in a safe manner in compliance with Hoffman's Safety Policy.• Good attendance.• Must be able to read a tape measure.