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Crane Operator in Tulsa, OK at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Tulsa, OK
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Originally founded as a small construction company in 1949, Nabholz is now a team of more than 1000 industry leading professionals working together to serve our clients, communities, and each other. Over the last 69 years, we've grown into a national multi-service contractor offering a full range of construction, industrial, civil, and environmental services.

We are proud to offer you:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Care
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Voluntary Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Dependent Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Accident Recovery
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Direct Deposit
  • Wellness Program with Incentives


Looking for a dependable, mature, experienced crane operator to primarily operate hydraulic truck mounted cranes. CDL required, and CCO Certification preferred or willing to obtain CCO certification. Must observe and follow all safety rules and procedures including wearing personal protection equipment. Performs daily maintenance and checks on crane. Observes and or takes responsibility of load hookup and determines safety and placement of load. The Crane Operator performs other duties and activities as directed or needed.

Typical Duties:

  • Operates traveling or stationary overhead crane (cab- or ground controlled) to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket.
  • Determines safe lifting capacities.
  • Observes load hookup and determines safety of load.
  • Installs and removes crane booms, extensions and hook blocks.
  • Positions crane outriggers assemblies and maneuvers in response to hand signals.
  • Installs, rigs, and removes crane attachments.
  • Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
  • Cleans and maintains crane and hoisting mechanism.
  • Inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions.
  • May attach load to hook or other crane accessory prior to operating crane.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs rigging duties for other crane operators.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on other equipment as directed.
  • Completes paperwork associated with craning operations.
  • Completes daily consumables report to record hours, fuel, and oil usage.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Possess a CCO certification or be willing to obtain it.
  • Possess a CDL (preferably class A) license with air brakes plus a clean driving record.
  • All DOT requirements including physicals completed annually.
  • Customer Service – Acts in a professional, courteous, and cooperative manner toward customers and coworkers. Within reason, does what it takes to meet and exceed expectations of customers.
  • Dependability – Follows through and does what he/she says he/she will do. Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.
  • Ethics – Does the right thing. Adheres to the laws as well as NABHOLZ policies and rules. Promptly reports concerns or potential violations in accordance with reporting procedures.
  • Learning Ability – Readily acquires knowledge and skill in concepts and techniques that are new to him/her. Remembers and applies what he/she has learned.
  • Safety Orientation – Follows and promotes NABHOLZ safety rules and procedures. Shows an appreciation and sets an example for safe work behavior. Does not take inappropriate risks.

Physical demands:

  • Personal Protective Equipment including, but not limited to, dust mask, earplugs, gloves, hardhat, respirator, safety glasses, work boots, and safety vest.
  • Hand tools including, but not limited to, hammer, pliers, screwdriver, wrenches and other tools.
  • Lift, carry and push/pull heavy items and/or equipment up to 75 lbs occasionally and up to 50 lbs frequently.
  • Climb into and out of equipment.

Work Environment

  • Ability to work outside
  • Hot, Wet, Cold Environment
  • High Elevations
  • Job site, trailer, or office

AA/EOE. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Disabled People Encouraged to Apply

Employment at Nabholz is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Nabholz is a drug-free workplace and an E-Verify employer. The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.