Crane Operator at Wagman, Inc.

Posted in Facilities 15 days ago.

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Location: Statesville, North Carolina

Job Description:

Wagman, Inc.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and employment practice of the Wagman that there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability in the recruiting of applicants for employment or in the hiring of employees. Wagman’s policy of nondiscrimination applies to all work-related actions; including but not limited to employment, promotion, transfer, discharge, training, or retraining under programs to which the company subscribes; recruitment or recruitment advertising. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified disabled persons according to existing state and federal law. Requests by qualified disabled persons for reasonable accommodation are encouraged by the company. All employees are requested to encourage women, persons of minority races and disabled persons to apply for employment with the company.

City: Statesville
State/Territory: North Carolina
Employment Type Full Time Hourly


Education Requirement:

High school graduate or G.E.D required with basic reading and writing skills.

Experience Requirement:

A minimum of three (3) years of experience operating heavy equipment including hydraulic boom (rough terrain) and friction truck and/or lattice boom crawler (i.e., 18-ton to 100-ton capacity). Prefer experience in pile driving, concrete pouring, clamming and hook work (lifting); also, prefer experience in excavating and grading work using backhoes and loaders.

Special Skills:

NCCCO Certification

Travel Requirement:

Must be willing to travel.

Wagman is a fourth generation, family owned general contracting business serving the Mid-Atlantic and Southern Regions out of offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wagman Heavy Civil's core competencies include: design-build, bridges, structures, marine, modified concrete and geotechnical services.

We are currently looking for a Crane Operator to join our Geotechnical team. The Geotechnical Construction Services group provides comprehensive services for projects requiring foundations and earth retention systems.

The ideal candidate is an motivated and dependable individual. This individual must have the ability to communicate and work well with others. Qualified candidates must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Travel is a requirement of this position as work is performed in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Wagman offers excellent pay, benefits and the opportunity for advancement.

Job duties and responsibilities include:
  • Manipulate or depress hand and/or foot controls including pedals, levers and buttons to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal and/or hand signal instructions.
  • Observe load hookup and determine safety of load.
  • Direct the placing of cribbing for outrigger to prevent capsizing.
  • Perform preventative maintenance - clean, lubricate and maintain crane and hoisting mechanism.
  • Inspect crane daily for defective parts and record date and malfunction in a log.
  • Read and interpret the load charts to determine the safe operating capacity.
  • Direct the set up and dismantling of the crane
  • Must also be able to drive pile.

Wagman is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.