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Crane Operator

Gilchrist Construction Company, LLC Kenner ,LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

The GCC Crane Operator WS1 safely operates a lift unit to lift, move, and position loads such as machinery, equipment, and construction materials

  • Performs a variety of tasks including the positioning of piling, girders, box culverts, and concrete pouring with buckets
  • Safety uses hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket
  • Inspects and maintains crane against any defects or malfunctions
  • Inspects the work site prior to engaging in work activities. Meets and/or exceeds project safety, quality, efficiency, and profit goals for work activities
  • Works with field manager/team lead to ensure GCC has strong crew/teams and promotes and champions the company's vision to be the Leader in Safety, Quality, Innovation, and Efficiency
  • Leads by example, always professional and aligned to the company's values of Fair and Ethical Success. Has a basic knowledge and understanding of load charts, machine set up requirements, and rigging requirements
  • Has a basic understanding of safe lifting practices, based upon material weight, weather conditions, and crane capacity
  • Must hold and maintain a valid approved operator certification (NCCCO) with LBC (lattice boom crawler) Designation.  RT (rough terrain) also preferred
  • Is willing to move from project to project on an as-needed basis. The GCC Crane Operator WS1 will be a student and a teacher
  • Seeks knowledge, with a culture of continual learning, though all available resources, including industry and professional associations
  • Serves as a mentor and a coach to other team members. Safely works on assignments that are routine in nature where limited judgement is required
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.

Work Environment: Outdoor

Physical Requirements:
Stand or walk for long periods; use arms and hands to reach for, handle and manipulate objects; lift and carry materials weighing 50 to 100 lbs.; climb up and down, carrying tools and equipment; stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl, and see (naturally or with correction). Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat and cold). See attached Physical Requirements Inventory.

Desired Education: HS Diploma or Equivalent preferred.

Desired Experience: 6+ months. National Crane Certification required.  LBC Designation required.  RT (rough terrain) preferred,

Desired Knowledge: Basic reading, writing, addition and subtraction skills.

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*We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Company Description
Gilchrist Construction Company is a central Louisiana-based infrastructure contractor, offering a complete civil solution. Our team capabilities include piling, bridge structures, asphalt production and paving, concrete production and paving, as well as all types of earthwork, drainage, and base that a project may require. In addition to roads and bridges, we also perform site preparation, heavy foundations, and industrial work. GCC self-performs the majority of our projects.

Gilchrist Construction Company, LLC

Why Work Here?

We take great pride in our focus on Safety, Quality, Innovation, and Efficiency. So much that it's our Vision Statement!

Gilchrist Construction Company is a central Louisiana-based infrastructure contractor, offering a complete civil solution. Our team capabilities include piling, bridge structures, asphalt production and paving, concrete production and paving, as well as all types of earthwork, drainage, and base that a project may require. In addition to roads and bridges, we also perform site preparation, heavy foundations, and industrial work. GCC self-performs the majority of our projects.

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