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Crane Operator - CDL

Tampa, Florida
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Role and Responsibilities

Crane Operator: Responsible for operation, setup and daily/weekly maintenance of assigned equipment. The Crane Operator is responsible for understanding all functions of the assigned crane equipment and directing the proper setup of equipment in the correct configuration to perform lifting functions safely and within the rated capacity of the assigned crane equipment. Crane Operators must show leadership when directing supporting mobilization crews including oilers (apprentices), riggers, signalpersons and truck drivers during the setup, operation, dismantle and hauling of assigned crane equipment.

Qualifications and Education Requirements?

NCCCO or equivalent ANSI/ASME accredited crane operator certification

5+ years operating experience on mobile hydraulic cranes preferred

Florida Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) or equivalent reciprocal license
OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Training

Preferred Skills and Safety Training

NCCCO Rigger Level 1 or equivalent training from an ANSI/ASME accredited program
NCCCO Signalperson or equivalent training from an ANSI/ASME accredited program
MSHA Surface Mining Part 46 Safety Training
OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Training
Transportation Workers Identification Credentials (TWIC) Card
Electrical Worker Training

Additional Responsibilities:

Customer focused attitude and problem solving skills
Must make wise and knowledgeable decisions to maintain safe work practices at all times
Appear on-time and dressed ready for work daily
Maintain, Lubricate and Clean assigned equipment regularly
Coordinate all work in the field with Sims sales team, dispatch, and client representatives
Direct and monitor apprentices assigned to the Journeyman's supervision
Complete daily/weekly inspection logs as required by FDOT, OSHA and the Sims Crane safety department
Fuel equipment upon return to the Sims Crane yard at the end of each day
Must have customer sign work authorization tickets prior to commencement of work daily
Loading and preparing all special rigging and crane accessories or tools required daily
Report all accidents or safety concerns to the branch manager or safety department

Additional Notes
This position requires frequent walking, standing, and bending. Must be fit for duty, able to navigate the jobsite and must comply with all company safety requirements and site specific safety rules on the jobsite.

Job Type: Full-time

Sims Crane & Equipment is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
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  • Job Reference: 386583027-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Sims Crane & Equipment
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent