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Crane Operator, Lincoln NE

Constructors Inc. Lincoln, NE

Job Description

Crane Operator



Individual must be NCCCO certified for lattice boom cranes. Must have knowledge of rigging compliance and procedures along with the ability to operate within equipment load limits. This individual needs to be efficient with several types of heavy equipment such as skid loaders, track loaders, rubber tire loaders and track excavators. Must be willing to assist in general jobsite operations, daily maintenance of equipment and daily maintenance of slings, cables and straps. Experience with diesel pile hammer and vibratory hammer driving operations is beneficial.  The Operator is responsible for performing the following duties.


Please note: Work is primarily located within a 2-hour radius around Lincoln, NE.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Working knowledge of cranes including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, diesel and record keeping systems.  Ability to understand and use all applicable crane hand signals.

Lattice Boom operation preferred. 

Follows direction of Foreman/Superintendent on daily tasks and expectations for each specific job site or project.

NCCCO Mobile Crane certification or equivalent

Ability to safely climb and access equipment

Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 75 pounds or more

Willing to work and have reliable transportation

Ability to work, day, swing, and night shifts (sometimes long hours)

Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

Ability to work in safety sensitive construction zone, around large machinery and heavy equipment

Ability to work cooperatively with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment


Education and/or Experience:

A High School diploma or GED; and at least 3+ years in bridge construction.

Ability to work in a high production environment is very helpful.


Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence to carry out basic instructions.


Other Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to work according to seasonal and construction demand schedule.  Must have previous heavy equipment experience concentrating on equipment used for the construction of heavy highways.


CDL preferred but not required.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use feet, hands and fingers, to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms to operate equipment. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Must be able to sit in the equipment for extended periods of time and be subject to the bouncing of the seat in the equipment.  Occasionally will use a shovel to move material.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Shifts will vary based on demands of schedule and can require overtime hours.


Constructors is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Job Details

Date Posted September 7, 2017
Date Closes October 7, 2017
Address 6500 N 70th
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department Bridge
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators
Zipcode 68507
Name Brett Broman
Address 1815 Y Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone 402-434-2156

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

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