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.
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.”
Mobile Crane Operator downloads
- Entrance Requirements for Apprenticeship Training
- A Guide to Course Content
- On-the-Job Training Guide
- General Information for Apprentices
- General Information for Tradespeople
- Level One Examination Information
- Interprovincial Journeyperson Examination Information
- Form 6A Verification of Trade Experience