Mobile Crane Operator

Scott Brown Construction Sector, Red Seal

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Mobile Crane Operator

Sub-Trades

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 sub-trades.

For further details about this occupation, please see the High School to Apprenticeship Handbook, or find it on this website under “Resources.”

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