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Crane Operator

Location:Fort Worth, TX
Salary Range:DOE
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt
Benefits:Base, Bonus, Retirement, Insurance
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Construction Operations
Description:

The position of Crane Operator works on water tower construction projects by transferring from one task to another where demands require worker with varied experience and ability to work without close supervision.


Duties:

Essential Functions:

  • Lift, move, position, and place materials
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Rigging knowledge
  • Frequently climb ladders
  • Ability to routinely work away from home
  • Understanding of OSHA Part 1926

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Understanding of various forming systems and requirements
  • Rod busting
  • Concrete finishing
  • Scaffolding and erection
  • Signaling of cranes and other construction equipment
  • Understanding of various piping and valve installations
  • Installation of various hardware, vents, hatches, and specialty items
  • Use of saws, grinder, hand tools
  • Grinding, sanding, and polishing
  • Painting, caulking, and sealing

EOE/AA - M/F/D/V

Landmark Structures I, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.


Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum of 3 years of crane operation experience performing lifts in heavy construction environments

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:

  • Valid Driver License
  • NCCCO Crane Operator Certification – Preferred
  • CPR and First Aid Certification – Preferred

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The employee is repeatedly required to climb vertical ladders.
  • The employee is also regularly required to talk, hear, or smell as well as use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • The employee is regularly required to sit.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • The employee must regularly apply 75 foot pounds of torque in the assembly, dismantling, erection, and installation of various types of structures, tank jig, scaffolding, etc.
  • Regularly swings a 10 pound hammer. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Requirements:

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematic Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions
  • The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock
  • There is machinery, moving equipment (cranes, bulldozers, and other moving equipment) and electrical hand tools at the jobsite
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

Competencies: To perform the job successfully an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

  • Problem solving and innovation: Works well alone and in groups to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; meets challenges with resourcefulness and generates suggestions for improving work; exhibits sound and accurate judgment
  • Organizational support: Follows all policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time
  • Planning/organizing: Uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans; completes administrative duties to facilitate accounting, payroll, and HR departments; collaborates with Company management on special projects involving construction methods and processes to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of the organization; efficiently delegates, organizes or schedules crew and their tasks
  • Communication: Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings and demonstrates group discussion skills; writes clearly and informatively; reads and interprets written information effectively; presents numerical data effectively
  • Self management: Assess own strengths and weaknesses; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; seeks increased responsibilities and volunteers readily; shares expertise with others; asks for and offers help when needed
  • Attendance/dependability/flexibility: Consistently at work and meetings on time; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; follows manager’s directions; keeps commitments and completes tasks on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; deals effectively with frequent delays, unexpected events and changes in/or approaches/methods to best fit the situation
  • Quality/cost management: Meets productivity standards and completes work in timely manner; looks for ways to improve and promote safety and quality; monitors own work to ensure quality, accuracy and thoroughness; conserves organizational resources
  • Interpersonal skills/professionalism: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; keeps emotions under control; reacts well under pressure; interacts with managers and peers in a professional manner
  • Teamwork: Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; treats fellow employees with respect; contributes to building a positive team spirit; shows respect and sensitivity for others; includes employees in planning, decision making, and process improvement

Travel:

  • Extensive overnight travel (over 50%) by land and/or air



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