Hoisting Engineer

Hoisting Engineer

Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 2

Trade code:
339C
Compulsory
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A Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 2 maintains and operates hydraulically controlled mobile cranes capable of lifting, moving, positioning and placing materials and equipment weighing more than 16,000 pounds but no more than 30,000 pounds, such as concrete, steel, gravel and other construction supplies and machinery at construction and industrial sites, ports, factories, warehouses, dockyards or rail yards. Specifically, a Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 2:

  • performs pre‐operational inspections

  • prepares and transports cranes

  • assembles and dismantles cranes

  • plans crane ‘lifts’ including calculating crane capacity and determining load weights

  • sets up, positions and stabilizes the crane before the ‘lift’

  • performs various rigging procedures

  • performs maintenance on cranes

Hoisting Engineer