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Wanzek Construction Crane Operator in Lakota, Iowa

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for operating crane (hydro cranes, crawler cranes, and/or pile driving hammers) to hoist, move and place materials and objects.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Promote and comply with all company and safety policies and procedures

  • Operation of levers and pedals to raise, lower and rotate boom and to raise and lower load lines

  • Raise, lower and rotate boom or load by sight or according to signals from helper

  • Observe load hook-up and safety of load

  • Ensure safety procedures are adhered to at all times

  • Perform daily inspection of cranes

  • Monitor weather conditions and site conditions

  • Clean, maintain and lubricate equipment

  • Obtain the required permits

  • Crane operator should be responsible at all times when operating a crane

  • Crane operators should be versatile and have a cooperative attitude as they may be asked to do other jobs on construction sites when they are not operating a crane

  • May be required to travel to different jobsites on limited notice

  • Maintain a professional appearance

  • Other duties as assigned by Foreman or Superintendent

  • Fill in for other people when sick or on vacation

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred

  • One to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Must have valid driver’s license

  • Must have nationally accredited certification i.e. NCCCO, NCCER, CIC or OECP

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

  • Ability to write routine reports

  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

  • Compute rate, ratio and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs

  • Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form

  • Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

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