Crane Operator/Boom Truck in Orangeburg, SC at Thompson Construction Group Inc

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Basic Scope/Purpose:
May operate several types of power construction equipment such as a Crane (hydraulic and friction, rubber tire, track and tower), Drott (Carry Deck) and/or Boom Truck to lift to move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials. This must be done in a safe and timely manner with the highest quality possible.

Job Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Operate equipment which lifts, hoists or moves materials for construction purposes.
  • Move hand levers, adjust hand wheels and depress pedals to drive machines and control attachments such as swing booms.
  • May maintain equipment using grease gun and oil can.
  • May direct workers engaged in placing blocks and outriggers on cranes.
  • Fasten attachments; connect hydraulic hoses, belts and linkages.
  • May perform minor repairs.
  • Inspect equipment on daily basis to insure safe operation before use.
  • Must be knowledgeable in OSHA regulations regarding hoisting methods and practices, swing barricades and back up alarms.
  • Must be able to verify load weights, understand standard hand signals, operate equipment within manufacturers’ specified limits and be able to read and interpret load charts.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.
  • Assess weather conditions prior to attempting the lift.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have completed a Crane course at a certified trade school or seminar.
  • NCCCO or NCCER certification
  • Must pass certification prior to operating equipment.
  • DOT physical - (annual physical examination may be required).
  • OSHA 10 training and a minimum of 1000 hours seat time in the field.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly with supervisor/co-workers and understand direction from supervisor.
  • Utilize basic math to calculate load weights and balance points.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively, operate moving equipment and work in hot/cold/damp/cramped environments.


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