Crane operators operate cranes or draglines to lift, move, position or place machinery, equipment and other large objects at construction or industrial sites, ports, railway yards, surface mines and other similar locations. They are employed by construction, industrial, mining, cargo handling and railway companies.
- Location: 1355 Saskatchewan Ave Winnipeg, MBR3E 3K4
- Salary: $$14.00 to $27.00HOUR hourly for 40 to 50 hours per week
- Terms of employment: Permanent employment
- Shift, Overtime
- Start date: Starts as soon as possible
- Benefits: Health benefits, Long term benefits
- Vacancies: 2 vacancies
A crane operator operates a stationary or mobile overhead crane to move, lift and position materials safely at construction sites.
We are looking for a crane operator to be responsible for operating various types of cranes, from stationary to traveling overhead cranes, and truck cranes. The crane operator’s responsibilities include knowledge of lever and pedal control, driving cranes to the worksite, setting up the manufacturer’s operator’s manual, inspecting the crane for safety daily, and operating the crane under general supervision. You should be able to lift and lower materials with precision and transport heavy equipment to worksites.
To be successful as a crane operator, you should operate cranes efficiently, take complete charge of all safety, clean and maintain the hoisting mechanisms, and handle the process of job billing. Ultimately, a top-notch crane operator should set and maintain a standard of accuracy, be able to work in extreme weather conditions, and operate the crane according to verbal, written, or signal instruction.
Crane Operator Responsibilities:
- Operating the crane under supervision.
- Inspecting the crane to ensure its safety.
- Performing routine maintenance.
- Carrying tools for running repairs.
- Understanding and executing the job billing process.
- Driving the crane to a worksite.
- Wearing PPT safety equipment.
- Cleaning and maintaining the crane hoisting mechanism.
- Using lever and pedal controls efficiently.
- Setting up the manufacturer’s operator manual.
Crane Operator’s Requirements:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- CDL Class B license.
- CDL Class A license preferred.
- Must possess NCCCO or equivalent crane operator certification.
- Minimum of 4 years industry experience.
- Knowledge of OSHA Regulations, and ANSI Standards in crane operations.
- Proficient in oral and written communication skills.
- Pass drug test, background, and medical check.
- Daily and monthly equipment inspections.
No degree, certificate or diploma
1 year to less than 2 years
- Specific Skills
- Perform routine maintenance work; Operate mobile and tower cranes to lift, move, position or place equipment and materials; Perform pre-operational inspection, and calculate crane capacities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting
- Additional Skills
- Instruct apprentices; Clean and lubricate cranes
- Work Setting
- Industrial plant
- Type of Cranes
- Overhead crane
- Security and Safety
- Driver’s validity licence check
- Own Tools/Equipment
- Steel-toed safety boots
- Transportation/Travel Information
- Valid driver’s licence
- Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Work under pressure; Physically demanding; Attention to detail
- Work Location Information
- Urban area
- Personal Suitability
- Flexibility; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Dependability
- Health benefits
- Vision care benefits
- Long term benefits
- Group insurance benefits; Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)
- Screening questions
- Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Are you willing to relocate for this position?
Vision care benefits
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits, Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)
This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Veterans, Visible minorities
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
- You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.
How to apply