Lattice Boom Crane Operator - NY Licensed at Lancaster Development, Inc.


Lancaster Development, Inc.
Title: Lattice Boom Crane Operator - NY Licensed
Division: Construction
Position Location: Various locations in upstate NY
Summary: Operate various types of lattice-boom crawler or hydraulic cranes or other equipment for lifting, moving, or placing loads. Pile driving experience required. Direct helpers engaged in placing blocking or outrigging under cranes. Rig equipment, machinery, and material using slings, chain falls, come-alongs and other riggings gear as required. Perform daily inspection and PM on the equipment. Inspect cables or grappling devices for wear and work with others to install or replace cables, as needed. Clean, lubricate, and maintain mechanisms such as cables, pulleys, or grappling devices, making repairs as necessary. Inspect and adjust crane mechanisms or lifting accessories to prevent malfunctions or damage. Read and understand load chart (good math skills). Ensure safety at all time. Plan and assist for critical lifts. Set up crane for heavy lifts. Work with minimum supervision. Control crane movement in response to hand signals or radio commands. May be assigned miscellaneous tasks outside your craft to assist others as required.
Special Requirements: MUST PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING. Must be willing to travel. Must be capable of strenuous physical exertion and lifting heavy items. Must be prepared to work in all weather conditions. Must have a high school diploma or GED. Overtime is required. 3+ years of experience in industrial, commercial or bridge construction field. Must possess a valid NY State crane license. Must have good math skills to determine load weights and check them against lifting capacities to prevent overload. Understanding of hand signals. Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Knowledge of safe load securing practices / rigging experience. Experience operating other types of heavy construction equipment is preferred. Experience in the use of GPS Machine Automation and 3D models preferred. A valid Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) Class A or B is a plus. CDL Endorsements for Air Brake, Tanker and Hazardous Materials are a plus.
Starting Date: 03/18/2019
Status: Full Time
Salary: Prevailing Wage
 
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