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Crane Operator

Precision Talent Solutions Guam, GU

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About the Employer:

Our Client is a company incorporated specifically for the purposes of performing the Base Operations Support (BOS) services contract. They provide port operations support; maintenance and operations of facilities and infrastructure; transportation fleet management; operations and maintenance of utilities and utility systems (power, demineralized water, potable water, and wastewater).

Duties and job responsibilities:

Our Client is looking for Crane Operators to be based at the Naval Base in Guam and lead and monitor the following to ensure a safe and efficient services:

  • Operate Cat 1 mobile crane with hydraulic telescoping boom, position crane at various locations to include wharfs, piers, and other locations in order to perform complex lifts. Complex lifts include , load, unload ammunition, ordnance, heavy equipment, machinery beams, hazardous materials, lumber, crated or packed material, buckets, multiple crane lifts, submerged or partially submerged objects or other bulk and packaged materials.
  • Crane Operator primary responsibility is the safe operation of the crane. Responsibilities include but not limited to: performing the pre-use check, fully understanding the lift prior to starting; participation in all pre-lift briefings; maintaining communication with the Rigger-in-Charge (RIC) or signal person throughout the operation; making movements only when given the direction to do so; knowing or having a reasonable estimate of the weight to be lifted, and refusing to operate the crane when there are concerns about the safety of the operation.
  • Work requires frequent bending, stooping, walking, standing, working in cramped positions, and climbing; complex lifting and moving heavy items; full use of limbs; and good eyesight/hearing (correction permitted)/normal color vision.
  • Crane operation work is often arduous/tiring, requiring sitting in operator's seat for long periods.
  • Be qualified to perform duties of a rigger or signal person.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Have worked at Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) locations.
  • Shall have current National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) TLL certification.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years crane operator experience on mobile cranes with hydraulic telescoping booms. Prefer experience with the operation and movement of the following cranes.
    • Link-Belt HTC 86100 100Ton
    • Link-Belt ATC 3210 210Ton
    • Link-belt ATC 3275 275Ton
    • Grove GMK7550 550Ton
  • Must have minimum of two (2) years of rigging experience and be qualified to perform as a Signal Person.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be capable of obtaining and retaining a valid ABC Guam driver's license. "C" designation is for Tractor Trailer for transportation of crane counterweights and movement of cranes requiring dollies.
  • Shall be capable of obtaining and retaining a Department of Transportation (DOT) medical health certificate
  • Must be able pass examinations for 40-hour Navy Crane Center (NCC) General Crane Safety and Rigging Practices Courses and obtain Certifications.
  • Must be able to work without more than normal supervision.
  • Must have knowledge of crane capacity (calculating weights) in loading, weight limitations and materials handled
  • Must be able to follow and interpret instructions, prepare simple reports and complete Crane Operator Daily Checklists (ODCL).
  • Must be able to read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans and have strong math skills.

Additional skill information or training a candidate must have before receiving a license or internal operator permit:

  • Have a valid CONUS state driving license and ability to obtain the additional Guam DOT CDLs for driving cranes.
  • Knowledge of the basic industry OSHA, ANSI and ASME standards.
  • Ability to pass physical examinations and perform physical activities such as; daily crane operator checks: climbing, stomping, bending, pushing, pulling and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in or under different environment conditions; temperatures, high humidity, rainy conditions.
  • Ability to understand industry standard hand singles and operate a crane.
  • Past written and hands-on practical exams for multiple cranes: Navy Crane Center (NCC) Courses for crane operations, rigging, rigging inspections etc., or NAVFAC Engineering P-307 requires an a crane operator to be trained on each specific crane make and model they plan to operate.
  • Read and understand different crane models or manuals and load charts to operate different cranes in different boom lengths, angles and radius configurations to ensure for safety and to know the weight of the load before each lift.
  • Identify and understand simple to complex hazards in a crane operations and set process such as: swing paths, parking a crane, different surface setups and cause or effect for point loading, unform loading KIPS, etc.
  • Ability to complete a crane daily lift plan and provide input for complex lifts.
  • Upstanding of rigging and ability to perform when not operating a crane or act as a Rigging-In-Charge to lead riggers and perform lift planning.

Precision Talent Solutions


Guam, GU



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