Job Description

* Operate hydraulic and friction cranes in a safe and efficient manner
* Operates traveling or stationary overhead crane to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling or bucket
* Hold employees in the basket to conduct ship repair
* Observes load hookup and determines safety of load
* Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbla, and signal instructions
* Inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions
* Review daily work and delivery schedules to determine orders, sequences of deliveries, and special loading instructions
* Determine the weights and check them against lifiting capacities in order to prevent overload
* Using hand and arm signals for installing, handling, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
* Board ships via stairs, ladders, and gangways with tool bags and needed equipment
* Understand and act upon instruction
* Will be required to wear personal protective equipment - hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator, hearing protection, personal floatation device
* Work independently to complete responsibilities
* Must have reqular, reliable attendance
* Control cost in assigned area of responsibility
* Other duties may be assigned as workload dictates.
Must be 18 years of age and a US citizen
Must pass background and drug screen

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