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Valmont Newmark Crane Operator in El Dorado, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12739094

The Crane Operator is an Individual Contributor responsible for the operation of the fit/weld departments overhead bridge crane. The incumbent is responsible securing loads and moving suspended loads throughout the department by operating the remote controlled bridge cranes.

Essential Functions:

  • Determine load weights and check them against lifting capacities in order to prevent overload
  • Use remotes (speed and direction control buttons) to operate cranes for lifting, moving, and placing loads
  • Inspect cables and grappling devices for wear
  • Inspect crane mechanisms and lifting accessories in order to prevent malfunctions and damage
  • Review daily work and delivery schedules to determine orders, sequences of deliveries, and special loading instructions
  • A thorough knowledge of rigging and moving procedures and practices are essential to ensure safety and quality of product
  • Keep other workers supplied with materials, tools and supplies
  • Set up and operate a variety of grinding machines; grind metal work pieces according to knowledge of grinding procedures
  • Other duties as required and/or assigned

Important Details about the Role

  • Make mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up the machinery
  • Setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment
  • The employee must maintain a safe and productive work environment producing a quality product which is shipped complete and on time to satisfy the needs of the customer
  • The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, and delivery
  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor