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Balfour Beatty Crane Operator (BB Civils) in Humble, Texas

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Summary

Balfour Beatty is currently undertaking the $200MM+ Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) Project in Humble, TX. Project completion is set for 2024. We are currently hiring for a Crane Operator to join the team.

The Crane Operator is responsible for operating a mobile crane to lift, move, position, and reposition loads. The Operator controls crane functions by depressing buttons and foot pedals as well as manipulating levers. The Operator will be required to unload crane accessories from trailers or support vehicles. The Operator receives direction from riggers and/or site supervision via verbal or hand signals to determine required load movement. The Operator must also have a CDL Class B license, and will be required to perform pre- and post-trip inspections along with daily and monthly equipment inspections. Operators also follow appropriate safety procedures and maintain logs of vehicle repair status and working hours (FMCSA). Operator typically works under direct supervision and is expected to work long hours with frequent sitting, standing, moving, and climbing. The Operator is subject to possible exposure to extreme year round outdoor environmental conditions, and may also be subject to working weekends and holidays.

Essential Functions

  • Operates various types of cranes: All Terrain, Rough Terrain, Crawlers, Industrial, Hydraulic Trucks, Conventional Trucks, and Boom Trucks.

  • Hydraulic Truck Crane Operators - operate diesel powered cranes which are mounted on truck type chassis, to lift material, objects or personnel into place.

  • Drives/positions crane within the work site and properly sets up per the manufacturer’s operators manual and company rules regarding cribbing/matting.

  • Cribbing blocks or mats as required to perform job requirements of customer.

  • Directs activities of oilers, truck drivers or helpers in setting up and knocking down the equipment. placing cribbing blocks and/or pads, moves levers and foot pedals to rotate super structure, raise and lowers boom to raise and lower cables.

  • May operate crane according to signals from oiler or helper may bolt, pin boom sections together to modify boom lengths.

  • Perform routine maintenance.

  • Carry tools for running repairs.

  • Wears PPE safety equipment.

  • Properly barricades counterweight tail swing radius.

  • Take complete charge of all safety pertaining to set up and knockdown and operation of crane.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledgeable in OSHA Regulations and ANSI standards in crane operations.

  • Must be able to read and speak the English language.

  • Possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be able to pass a drug test, background check, and fit for duty test.

  • Must possess a current NCCO or equivalent crane operator certification.

  • Tower Crane certification preferred but not required.

    About Us

    Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

    Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

    Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

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