Job Location: Fort Pierce, FL

Position Overview:
We are currently looking for an RT Crane Operator with experience in operating rough terrain (RT) cranes during plant outages. The successful candidate will be responsible for safely and efficiently operating RT cranes to support maintenance, construction, and turnaround activities at client facilities during scheduled outages. This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment, with the potential for travel and overtime as needed.

Responsibilities:
– Operate rough terrain (RT) cranes to lift, move, and position heavy materials and equipment during plant outages.
– Work closely with project managers, supervisors, and other team members to ensure that crane operations are carried out safely, efficiently, and in accordance with project requirements.
– Perform pre-operational inspections of the crane to ensure that it is in proper working condition, including checking fluid levels, tires, brakes, and safety devices.
– Rig loads and determine load capacities, boom angles, and lift configurations based on load charts and job requirements.
– Communicate with ground personnel using hand signals, radio communication, or other means to coordinate crane movements and ensure safe operations.
– Monitor weather conditions and other external factors that may impact crane operations and take appropriate action to mitigate risks.
– Adhere to all safety protocols, procedures, and regulations to prevent accidents, injuries, and damage to property.
– Maintain accurate records of crane operations, including logbooks, inspection reports, and maintenance records.

Requirements:
– High school diploma or equivalent.
– Must have valid NCCCO certification.
– Minimum of 1-3 years of experience operating rough terrain (RT) cranes, preferably in an industrial setting during plant outages.
– Strong understanding of crane operation principles, load charts, rigging techniques, and safety standards.
– Proficient in industry rigging standards and practices (ASME, OSHA), adept at calculating sling angles and tensions, and skilled in determining center of gravity both mathematically and in the field through comprehensive training and hands-on experience with various materials and weights.
– Must demonstrate expertise in selecting appropriate rigging capacities and pick points to safely support the load.
– Proficiency in creating and executing critical lift plans in the field.
– Capable of accurately adhering to critical lift plans and procedures crafted by the Engineering team.
– Excellent hand-eye coordination and spatial awareness.
– Ability to work effectively as part of a team and communicate clearly with others.
– Attention to detail and a commitment to safety at all times.
– Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and overtime as required by project demands.
– Must be willing to travel out of state for extended periods as required by project demands.
– Must pass fit for duty assessment, drug test, and background check.

Benefits:
– Competitive pay commensurate with experience.
– Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
– 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match.
– Opportunities for professional development and future advancement within the company.

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