Boom Truck A operators operate and maintain truck mounted crane devices that can be mounted on a turret, incorporate a power drum and wire rope, have a boom capable of swinging and booming up and down, and may have a telescopic or articulating boom. They can operate boom trucks over 15.5 tons, and are certified to operate Boom Truck B.
What do Mobile Crane Operators do on the job?
- Operate boom trucks 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 boom trucks on site.
- Perform routine maintenance work, such as cleaning and lubricating cranes.