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Crane Operator

Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: Tampa Ship

1130 McCloskey Boulevard

Tampa, FL 33605

Email:

Office: (813) 248-9310

Fax: (813) 248-9806

Contact by email or fax only. Pre-approval is required for on-site interviews.

Responsibilities

The crane operator operates traveling or stationary crane to lift, move, and position loads, such as structural parts of ships or vessels, related machinery, equipment, products and materials, using hoisting attachments such as hooks, clamps, slings, electromagnet, or bucket.

Essential Job Functions

The crane operator:

  1. Observes load hookup and determines safety of load.
  2. 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.
  3. Cleans and maintains crane and hoisting mechanism.
  4. Regularly inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions.
  5. May attach load to hook or other crane accessory prior to operating crane.
  6. May repair defective parts on crane.
  7. May also operate overhead cranes, other lifting equipment, and other company vehicles.

Working Conditions

Scheduled workdays cover Monday through Friday with weekends and holidays as required. Works in all kinds of weather. May be required to perform work at remote locations other than at shipyard facility. May be required to perform work alone in confined spaces. Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. Subject to ultraviolet light, electrical hazards, vibration, noise, and a variety of other physical conditions, such as a proximity to moving mechanical parts, working on scaffolding and ladders at heights greater than six feet, working over water, and subject to very dramatic temperature changes, such as when entering or exiting a tank. Also present are fumes, smoke, dust, gases, chemicals, and hydrocarbons. Protective clothing, hearing and eye protection, hard hats, safety shoes or boots, and respiratory protection are to be worn accordingly.

Essential Job Requirements

The crane operator must:

  • Be able to read and write alphabetically and numerically.
  • Be able to pass company-specified performance or standards test.
  • Have attended technical school or received on-the-job training, serving as a learner or trainee on the job under the instruction of a qualified worker.
  • Be able to provide verifiable references of past work history.

Physical Requirements

The crane operator position requires repetitive sequences that require balancing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger manipulation, grasping, feeling, seeing, hearing, speaking and an acute sense of smell.

This position is classified as medium work – exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Company-paid short-term disability

EOE AA M/F/VET/Disability

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