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Crane Operator

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 6:57:28 PM
  • 2830421
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Surface
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Pleasanton


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Role Summary:
The Crane Operator ensure the safe and compliant operation of GE Oil & Gas cranes, NCCCO satisfaction and to the customer’s specific requirements. Use cranes and other equipment to safely move loads of various types and weights from one point to another without damage to the object moved, property or personnel.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Crane Operator you will:

  • Be responsible for operation of crane used in heavy lifting and transport of GE Oil & Gas equipment required to perform oil well perforating and other wireline service needs
  • Be responsible for personal safety and safety of co-workers
  • Show commitment to GE Oil & Gas safety culture through personal behavior and willingness to influence others
  • Be responsible for slings, cables, straps, and the crane prior to lifting operations
  • Perform preventative maintenance as required to ensure safe and continual service of crane
  • Supervise or perform oiling and basic mechanical maintenance of the crane
  • Be responsible for own and rigger’s compliance with company policy, safety guidelines and procedures that pertain to the crane operator’s job
  • Remain in continual voice (no radio / transmit as not safe in proximity of oil well explosives), hand, and or communication with rigger while operating the crane
  • Be responsible for creating an environment fostering open communications concerning safety issues
  • Lead or participates in safety meetings and other rigger safety programs
  • Assure that all lifts are within load limits of equipment and correctly rigged
  • Assure that lifting gear is inspected prior to use
  • Follow correct lock-out and tag procedures while working with perforating guns and other explosive materials used in the oil & gas industry
  • Operate crane equipment to hoist materials and equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Perform tasks assigned by rigger during lifting procedures

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as crane operator

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have Class B CDL
  • Must be NCCCO certified
  • Ability and willingness to work outside in various conditions and weather
  • Ability and willingness to be available on 24 hour call as per business or customer requirements
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Ability and willingness to be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required
  • Ability and willingness to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability and willingness to be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Certified Crane Inspector

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    Locations: United States ; Texas; Pleasanton

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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