Mobile Crane Operators operate many types of hoisting equipment to move, place and position items.

What do Mobile Crane Operators do on the job?

  • Operate mobile cranes, boom trucks, hoists and tower cranes to lift, move, position or place equipment and materials.
  • Perform pre-operational inspection, and calculate crane capacities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting.
  • May be responsible for the assembly of mobile cranes, boom trucks, hoists and tower cranes on site.
  • Perform routine maintenance work, such as cleaning and lubricating cranes.

Sub-Trades

Normally individuals specialize in one of the Mobile Crane Operator subtrades.

For further details about this occupation, please see the High School to Apprenticeship handbook, or find it on this website under “Resources.” More information can also be found athttp://tradeupsask.ca/crane-operators.