Reporting to the Foreman, the Mobile Crane Operator assumes responsibility for all general crane operation duties required on industrial powerline scope projects.
They will ensure work tasks are performed safely in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, Trade Regulation and company policies and that work is performed with a high level of quality and timeliness.
This position is based in the Fort McMurray area, on a client site.
14 days on, 7 days off rotation schedule
Overtime as required
Working both indoors and outdoors in hot and cold weather conditions
Working in and around noise and dust
Proper crane setup in and around overhead powerline as well as substation equipment.
Proper crane setup on uneven ground, especially while working on powerline right of ways.
Plan and perform two crane lifts of loads such as long, heavy power poles.
Lift men and tools to pole or structure tops in man-basket.
Weigh materials to determine load weight and ensure compliance with lifting specifications.
Conduct inspection of crane mechanism and lifting components to ensure parts are in working order.
Liaise with helpers and ground workers who provide direction assistance through radio communication or hand signals.
Inspect cables and grappling assembly to identify wear and facilitate replacement.
Clean, lubricate, and maintain the moving parts of a crane such as the cables, pulley or grappling mechanism.
Load or unload shipment of heavy duty machinery or material from trucks.
Review work orders and schedules to determine sequence of operations.
Inspect bundles or shipment to ensure conformance to company regulations or customer requirements.
Signal and direct truck drivers to properly back vehicles into loading or unloading bay.
Move, lift, and position equipment, machinery or heavy materials with the aid of hook, bucket or electromagnet.
Provide report of work operations by completing relevant paperwork.
Direct helpers to place blocks and outriggers to prevent capsizing when lifting heavy materials.
Move levers and pedals to rotate crane on chassis or raise or lower crane boom / load line.
High school diploma
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator Mobile Crane
3 years’ training under an experienced crane operator
Good knowledge of standard crane operation techniques and hand signals are also required
Sound judgement and ability to determine the appropriate sequence for an operation
Physical dexterity to simultaneously control an array of levers and pedals to lift, move, and reposition materials as required
Previous experience operating mobile cranes for 65T, 30T, 15T carry deck classes
Class 1 License
Pre-site Drug and Alcohol testing
Experience in heavy oil operating environment
Ability to take direction and follow through on instructions
Positive attitude toward safety
Ability to work collaboratively with a positive attitude
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Stand or walk for long periods of time
Ability to stand, crouch, and kneel for long periods of time
Withstand equipment vibration
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation is commensurate with experience, quality and production capabilities and is above industry average