Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Crane Operator

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/26/2018 4:57 PM)
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  • Overview

    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 by performing the following duties. Many of these jobs vary by the size of the project and organization of the work determining whether a worker spends all his time on one job or is transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion. Some workers habitually work in one branch of the industry, whereas others transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion or according to the availability of work or on a seasonal basis. May be designated according to specific work performed.


    Crane Operator responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Observes load hookup and determines safety of load.
    • Proficiently manipulates or depresses crane controls such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement.
    • Uses hoisting attachments such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket as load requires.
    • Cleans and maintains crane and hoisting mechanism.
    • Inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions.
    • Uses critical lift plan checklist and signs off on completion.
    • Work Ethic: Dedicated and hard working
    • Communication: Excellent interpersonal communication and team work skills are necessary as proper completion of an assigned job and working safe will be highly dependent upon this ability.
    • Flexibility: Ability to work in a number of diverse locations is pertinent, as work locations may change daily.
    • Coordination: Depth perception and eye-hand coordination are critical.
    • Winning attitude!
    • Follows safety procedures, identifies unsafe practices, and safely operates and properly maintains Company equipment.
    • Promotes the values and practices of the Company, and works within a team environment.
    • Accurately and thoroughly performs the job.
    • Uses creativity and imagination to develop new ideas and/or solves problems.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • A minimum of 5 years of Crane Operating Experience
    • NCCCO Certification for hydraulic cranes up to 100 tons required.
    • NCCCO Certification for Lattice-Boom Truck Cranes up to 150 tons is strongly preferred.
    • NCCCO Certification for Lattice-Boom Crawler Cranes up to 120 tons is strongly preferred.
    • Commercial Driver’s License required.
    • TSC Certification required.
    • Willing to do laborer work
    • Ability to work as a Team Member and work in a professional manner and a positive attitude
    • Motivated self-starter and ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Frequent gross body movements such as bending, climbing into equipment, lifting (up to 75lbs), twisting, standing, balancing, stooping, handling materials, moving around hazardous sites.
    • Good Eye to Hand coordination a must. Depth perception required.
    • High School diploma/GED preferred.
    • Flexible availability to include overtime and possible weekends.


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