Cajun Industries

Operator - Hyd Boom Crane

Job ID
2018-4246
Division
02 - Baton Rouge Industrial
Physical Location
Luling,LA

More information about this job

Overview

 

The Operator must be able to safely and properly operate boom cranes.  Should be certified and have the ability to operate the following equipment, when required: track hoe, rubber tire backhoe, front end loader, road grader/maintainer, bulldozer, hoe ram, carry deck, ross carrier, 15 ton hydraulic crane, 18 ton hydraulic crane, 35 ton hydraulic crane, 50 ton hydraulic crane, 65 ton hydraulic crane, and friction rig. Must learn and understand all safety hazards related to the work and also learn to safely and effectively use or operate work related tools and equipment. Will be required to work in a plant operations or construction jobsite setting.

 

Responsibilities

 

*The following are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job class and are not all-inclusive for this position.

  • Determine particular equipment to be operated and positioned
  • Assure operating stability of equipment and manipulate heavy, sensitive loads in physically restricted areas
  • Read and interpret load charts
  • Interpret hand signals to determine where materials are to be placed
  • Perform minor maintenance or cleaning activities for tools and equipment
  • Perform daily inspections on equipment including checking fluids, refueling, adding fluids, and assess component wear
  • Report malfunctioning equipment to supervisors
  • Assist other craft workers as needed

Qualifications

 

Physical

  • Must be able to push/pull, lift, or carry up to 50 lbs., but may occasionally push/pull, lift, or carry up to 100 lbs.
  • Subject to repetitive use of hands/arms, and legs
  • Hand/eye coordination, depth perception important
  • Must be able to communicate (hear, comprehend, and speak) to safely perform work
  • Will need to be able to perform sedentary to heavy work
  • May operate hand and power tools (electric, gas, and pneumatic) of all types
  • Climb and maintain balance on steel/wood framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
  • Position may require prolonged bending/twisting, walking, crawling, kneeling,  reaching overhead, squatting, pushing /pulling, or standing and lifting
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces, muddy conditions, loose rock, loose/soft sand, etc.
  • May be required to work in confined spaces
  • Will be exposed to adverse weather conditions (Heat, Cold, Rain, Etc.)
  • Must be able to drive cars, trucks, forklifts and other equipment

Mental

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with management/ supervision
  • Talking, reading & writing comprehension is necessary for giving and receiving directions to perform work and/or safety policy
  • Work at various tempos, and concentrate amid distractions
  • Decision making skills necessary
  • Detail-oriented; must be able to remember, examine, and observe details

 

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