MOBILE CRANE OPERATOR

Jul 8, 2016

Mobile crane operators use mobile cranes to lift, move, position and place heavy loads including materials and equipment. These skilled operators typically:

  • perform pre-operational inspections on equipment
  • calculate crane capacities and determine load weights
  • set up and dismantle cranes
  • position and stabilize cranes before lifts
  • participate in rigging procedures
  • perform routine maintenance such as lubricating and cleaning the equipment

Mobile crane operators are employed on construction sites or at industrial facilities such as ports, railway yards and surface mines.

CAREER INFORMATION

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