Crane Operator (2nd Shift) Job
Job Description Job Attributes+
San Diego, CA 92170-3308, US
Manufacturing & Maintenance
- 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 hooks, and slings.
- The candidate must be able to read and understand the crane's load rating chart(s) and diagrams while applying all notes and warnings related to such charts to confirm the correct crane configuration to suit the load, site and lift conditions.
- The candidate must be able to identify the site conditions that could adversely affect operation of the crane. Additionally, they must be capable of understanding and applying the information contained in the crane manufacturer's operating manual.
- The candidate must be able to pass the advanced rigging course. Responsible to conduct inspections of all rigging gear, identify any defaults before each use, and be able to look at your work site and determine what you can and cannot use for Rigging pick points.
- Observes load hookup and determines safety of load.
- Operate crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, 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 lifting capacities in order to prevent overload.
- Using hand and arm signals for installing, handling, positioning, and moving materials.
- Will be required to wear personal protective equipment, hardhat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes, hearing protection, and personal floatation device when required.
- Work independently to complete responsibilities.
- Must have regular, reliable attendance.
- Control cost in assigned area of responsibility.
- Identify damages and report shortages or quality deficiencies.
- Keep updated records of inventory and activity logs.
- Comply with company policies and legal guidelines.
- Help maintain a safe and orderly environment of the facilities.
Required Skills and Education
- Crane Operator: 1-3 years.
- Minimum 3-5 years’ experience rigging.
- Will be asked to perform as a hook and tender as a secondary job as production demands dictate.
- Good depth perception.
- Must pass written exam after training.
- Must comply with safety/OSHA rules and requirements.
- Must comply with company instructions, and guidelines.
- Must be able to communicate effectively.
- Must be able to work with Project, rig, and crane teams effectively.
- Must be able to understand the danger areas and control the movement of personnel and equipment, on the pier, during operations efficiently.
Preferred Skills and Education
High school graduate or GED
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
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Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
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Operating Enduring Freedom