Crane and Hoist Operator

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

What do Crane and Hoist 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-trade – Boom Truck Operator ‘A’
  • Sub-trade – Boom Truck Operator ‘B’
  • Sub-trade – Hoist Operator
  • Sub-trade – Hydraulic Crane Operator
  • Sub-trade – Lattice Boom Crane Operator
  • Sub-trade – Tower Crane Operator

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