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Crane Operator in Cedar City, UT at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Description

Hughes General Contractors, Inc. is a longstanding family owned business with almost 60 years of experience, depth of knowledge and tradition. We are known within the industry for our outstanding employee culture and a business model offering steady, year-round employment.

We are proud to offer you:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical / RX Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Accident Plan
  • Critical Illness Plan
  • 401(K)
  • Flex 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • In-House Training Opportunities
  • Company Store

Job Summary: Hughes General Contractors is looking for a talented Crane Operator with rough terrain experience. The Crane Operator is responsible for operating a mobile crane to lift, move, position, and re-position loads. The Operator will be required to unload crane accessories from trailers or support vehicles. The Operator receives direction from riggers and/or site supervision via verbal or hand signals to determine required load movement. It is preferred that the Operator have a CDL Class B license, and will be required to perform pre and post-trip inspections along with daily and monthly equipment inspections. Operators follow appropriate safety procedures and maintain logs of vehicle repair status and working hours (FMCSA). Operators typically work under direct supervision and can be expected to work long hours with frequent sitting, standing, moving, and climbing. The Operator is subject to possible exposure to extreme year round outdoor environmental conditions, and may also be subject to working weekends and/or holidays. The job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Driving crane to work site and properly set up per the manufacturer s operators manual and company rules regarding cribbing/matting;
  • Performing routine maintenance;
  • Carrying tools for running repairs;
  • Properly barricading counterweight tail swing radius;
  • Take complete charge of all safety pertaining to set up and knockdown and operation of crane;
  • Understands and can properly fill out job tickets and daily log information for job-site and billing;
  • Assembling and dismantling the crane and/or additional accessories;
  • Manual labor and some heavy lifting may be required.

Min Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience operating a lattice boom crawler crane
  • Must be able to perform small repairs on the crane as needed
  • Be dedicated to performing all job functions in a safe and efficient manner
  • Exposure to utilizing a crane for tilt-up concrete projects a plus
  • Class B Commercial Drivers License is preferred