Friction Crane Operator – Ft Loudon Terminal

  • Full Time
  • Lenoir City
  • Applications have closed

Responsible for operating a stationary or traveling crane to lift, move, position, and reposition loads. Depresses buttons, lifts levers, and ensures load is safely attached to crane before bringing it down/up.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Operate crane under general supervision.
  • Manipulate or depress crane controls to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
  • Repair crane as needed.
  • Inspect crane for safety issues on a daily basis.
  • Determine if any parts are malfunctioning.
  • Complete job tickets, service quality summaries, and all other necessary paperwork.
  • Lift, position and place machinery, equipment or other large objects.
  • Able to prevent capsizing when lifting heavy loads.
  • Move levers and pedals to rotate crane on chassis to raise and lower crane boom and to raise and lower load-line.
  • Bolt boom sections together to extend or modify boom for pile driving or high lifting.
  • Work with in precise limits and standards of accuracy.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledgeable on 100-300 ton crawler lattice boom cranes.
  • Minimum 5 years-experience, prefer friction crane experience.
  • Must be able to climb ladders, stand and walk on uneven surfaces as well as sit for long periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to load/unload barge with clamshell.

Qualified candidates must pass a test prior to placement .

Past hydraulic crane experience is a plus.

Monday – Friday: 7 am – 3:30 pm

Pay rate: $21/hour

Must be able to pass background and pre-employment drug screens.