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Certified Fixed Cab Crane Operator

Columbia, SC

Posted: 06/04/2024 Industry: Construction Job Number: 192800 Pay Rate: $29-$32 per hour

Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Certified Fixed Cab Crane Operator to join our team for a DOT roadway signage construction project in Columbia, SC. The ideal candidate will have an active NCCCO Fixed Cab Certification and a valid CDL A. This role involves operating fixed cab cranes to install roadway signage and performing manual labor tasks as necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate fixed cab cranes to lift, move, and position signage components safely and efficiently.
  • Conduct pre-operation inspections to ensure the crane is in optimal working condition.
  • Collaborate with the project team to determine load requirements and appropriate positioning for signage installation.
  • Utilize hand signals, radio communications, and other methods to effectively communicate with the ground crew.
  • Perform routine maintenance and minor repairs on the crane as needed.
  • Assist with manual labor tasks, including rigging, lifting, and positioning signage components by hand.
  • Follow all DOT regulations and company policies regarding safety and equipment operation.
  • Maintain accurate records of crane operations and maintenance activities.
  • Participate in safety meetings and training sessions as required.

Job Requirements


  • Active NCCCO Fixed Cab Crane Operator Certification.
  • Valid CDL A license
  • Proven experience operating fixed cab cranes on roadway or construction projects, particularly with signage installation.
  • Strong understanding of crane operations, load charts, and safety protocols.
  • Willingness to perform manual labor tasks and work outside of the cab when necessary.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to safety.
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions and environments.
  • Physical fitness to handle the demands of the job, including lifting and moving heavy objects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working on DOT roadway projects, particularly in signage installation.
  • Additional certifications related to crane operation or construction safety.
  • Familiarity with Columbia, SC, and surrounding areas.
  • Work Environment: Outdoor construction site environment.
  • Exposure to various weather conditions.
  • Physical demands include lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling heavy objects.

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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