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To inspect, operate, and maintain a mobile crane, mounted on crawlers or wheels, and to do so in full accord with OSHA standards and the manufacturer’s specifications regarding capacity and safe operation.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to inspect crane before operation and perform any necessary maintenance before equipment is used.
  • Calculates weights of items to be moved and checks capacity of crane to ensure that the load meets manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Checks clearances, overhead lines, or any obstructions to avoid any potential for accidents or damage to personnel, building, load, or equipment.
  • Operates equipment in response to hand or audio signals from other crew members.  Will sometimes work in cooperation with another crane as a team effort.
  • Obey all safety guidelines—federal, state, and company imposed—for inspection, operation, leaving crane unattended, erecting and dismantling.
  • Maintains and completes daily inspection reports.


  • Must have at least 5 years experience in lattice boom friction cranes (American, Manitowoc, Link-Belt Cranes).
  • Must have current NCCCO certifications.
  • Knowledge of the effective operation of cranes.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Skill in the operation of heavy construction equipment.
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to obtain additional licenses as required for the job.
  • Ability to work independently and also as a member of a team.
  • Reading and writing skills sufficient to understand contractor information, applicable safety regulations, and to maintain records.
  • Ability to adapt to exposure to all types of weather, including extreme heat and cold.

This position requires travel to assigned projects throughout Reed & Reed’s operating region.

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