CRANE OPERATOR (Contract)

Company

BAM-JJM-Manson Joint Venture

Description

A Crane Operator is responsible for operating cranes to lift, move or place equipment and materials at construction sites in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life. They must inspect cranes and calculate crane capacities. Crane Operators must also assist the equipment division in assembly of cranes on site and must assist mechanical staff in the maintenance of the cranes while performing other site duties as assigned. Crane Operators must have experience with dredging, pile driving and general marine construction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Health and Safety:
• Strictly adhere to the Project OHS Manual.
• Follow the BC OHSR specific to crane operations, specifically, Parts 14 and 15.
• Properly follow safe work practices and procedures.
• Provide a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.
Operational Performance and Best Practices:
• Operate cranes to lift, move, position or place equipment and materials.
• Operate and assemble cranes according to owner and manufacturer specifications.
• Perform pre-operational inspection/ preventative maintenance on equipment according to owner and manufacturer specifications.
• Report defects or needed repairs immediately to supervisor.
• Record all details of inspections, maintenance and other work done on the crane while in the field in the machine’s log book.
• Calculate crane capacities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting for every possible configuration of the machine.
• Read and understand load charts and operate cranes within the charted capacities of the crane.
• Communicate effectively with crew via hand signals and radio communications.
• Ensure awareness of all site conditions that could affect crane operation (i.e. overhead power lines, workers, mobile equipment, pedestrians, etc.).
• Protect the environment.
• High degree of awareness of all marine and weather conditions.
• Lead by example.
• Wear, and participate in the ongoing training of, the required PPE for the position/task at hand.
• Perform housekeeping tasks and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Industrial marine construction experience, dredging, pile driving and lift crane operations.
• Minimum of 5 years varied marine construction experience as a crane operator
• Must be registered with the BC Association for Crane Safety (BCACS).

BAM-JJM-Manson Joint Venture
Job Description
• Possess valid crane certification (Level A or B, or Provincial Red Seal equivalent). All crane
operators must have the appropriate crane type credential issued by the ITA or Fulford
CraneSafe.
• CSTS-09 certificate.
• Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract (per company insurance requirements).
• Certifications/ experience with other heavy equipment an asset.
• Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to marine and construction site
operations.
• Knowledge and experience with Global Positioning Systems (GPS).
• Knowledge and experience with barge maintenance.
• Ability to work within a team.
• Ability to communicate and take instructions from supervisor and crew via hand signals and
radio communications.
• Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
• Ability to travel to jobsites and work overtime to meet the demands of the project.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Standard 50-hour work week (10 hours per day, 5 days per week). As with many careers in
construction there are peak periods that will require overtime work as well as non-peak periods
where the standard hours of work for the week may be less than 50. The number of hours
worked each week depends on the construction site, season of the year, as well as the current
work program.
• Successful candidate must be or willing to be a member of “IUOE Local 115” Union and all
employees are paid according to the current Project Labour Agreement for standard rates as
well as overtime rates.
• Operation at a construction site working outdoors, working closely with other mobile
equipment, equipment operators, construction site crews and the public.
• If qualified, supervise and train an apprentice pile driver

LOCAL CONTENT
• We encourage First Nations applicants to self-identify their Aboriginal status and membership in
cover letter
• We encourage Local Area applicants to self-identify as a local area resident in cover letter

Closing Date

Apr 18, 2018

How to Apply

Accepting application. Please submit your resume to hrbjm@jjmconstruction.com