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Friction Crane Operator - Omaha, NE
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Category: Transportation
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Job code: lhw-e0-90673390

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
  Distance to work:   ? miles
       
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Friction Crane Operator - Omaha, NE
Description



+ Operates and maintains - American 5299 C, Linkbelt LS-318 crawler cranes and P&H Overhead Bridge crane or equal equipment, Front-end loader, Forklifts, Skid Steer and barge moving winch equipment utilized in loading and discharge of many types of cargoes to and from marine barges, trucks and rail cars. Plus must oversee general management of personnel, equipment involved in those operations and potentially other normal terminal operations.


+ Safe, efficient operation of Friction Rig / Crane or any equipment involved at the terminal.


+ Applicant must pass the General SOP testing, Heavy Equipment function test along with employee demonstration check list, all other required testing.


+ Maintains equipment by performing preventative maintenance i.e. lubricating, cleaning, adding gear lubricants, changing cables and document all activities performed daily.


+ Responsible for the crane adjustments-brakes, clutches, motors, and support equipment - Air and Hydraulic systems.


+ Check all fluids and air pressures.


+ Inspect all moving parts, cables, boom, pennet lines, shives, and bucket.


+ Responsible for safety of barge, truck or rail cars and all crew members working in the area at all times, especially when vessel is in motion and when material is being removed from or loaded into the vessel.


+ Observes load hookup and determines safety of load.


+ Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions.


+ Manipulates or depresses crane controls such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement.


+ Uses equipment and materials properly.


+ Troubleshoot equipment problems and minor repairs.


+ As directed performs activities of co-workers.


+ Must be willing to work shift and/or overtime hours during the week and/or weekends as dictated by operations.


+ In order to appropriately perform the essential duties of this job, regular work attendance is required.


+ Fastens attachments to crane with cables and becket pins.


+ Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage, or electrical power cords to crane.


+ Moves levers to control equipment movement and attachments.


+ Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver crane and raise, lower boom and Load Block to discharge or load materials to or from vessels.


+ Maintains equipment by performing preventive maintenance, i.e.: lubricating, cleaning, adding gear lubricants, changing filters and documents all activity performed.


+ Greases, oils, and performs minor repairs on crane or front-end loader daily.


+ Willingness to perform "ANY" other duties as assigned. Examples - but not limited to operation of a lift truck, front end loader, conveyor, sweeper, tractor or other mobile equipment, tally, clean up, barge shifting, climbing on and off barges, rail cars and trucks, barge winch operations, etc..


+ Regularly communicate via 2-way radio with Supervisors, Supervisors and Team Members.


+ Must know how to respond in case of emergency.


+ Must be willing to learn and perform first aid and CPR on other team members as required.


+ Follow written and verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks on schedule.


+ Read, write, and communicate in English & understand basic math.


+ Learn from directions, observations, and mistakes and apply procedures using good judgment.






Machines, Tools, Special Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment Used:


Overhead crane, Cable Crawler friction crane, Skid Steer, Forklift, Loader, etc.


PPE; hard hat, vest, safety glasses, gloves, steel toed boots





Requirements


High school education or general education diploma (GED).


In order to appropriately perform the essential duties of this job, regular work attendance is required.


A minimum of five years' experience working with Friction rig cranes, winches, clamshell buckets, etc.


Must know requirements for safe boom / cable weight limitations.


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Must possess heavy equipment operator's certification for equipment being operated and when required (or the ability to be trained).


Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.


Preferred: Working knowledge of draw works, winches, licenses, certificates.


Must possess Safety training/certification as required by customers to work in their facilities and as required by Watco Companies at all locations.










PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS




Frequency Scale


Strength


Work Pattern




N = Never


Sedentary


Full-time




S = Seldom (1-10 %, up to 48 min)


Light


Part-time




O = Occasional (11-33%, 48 min. - 2 hr 25 min)


Medium


Seasonal




F = Frequent (34-66%, 2 hr 26 min - 5 hr 35 min)


Heavy


8


Hours Per Day




C = Constant (67-100%, more than 5 hr 35 min)


Very Heavy


5


Days Per Week &Overtime and Weekends as required.












PHYSICAL DEMANDS


FREQUENCY


ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION







% Time


N


S


O


F


C







Sitting














X










Standing











X













Walking











X


















Lifting


floor - waist


N


S


O


F


C


lbs.


25










X










Lifting


waist-shoulder


N


S


O


F


C


lbs.


15










X










Lifting


above shoulder


N


S


O


F


C


lbs.


5










X










Carry


(Dist.)


N


S


O


F


C


lbs.


30










X










Pushing/


Pulling


N


S


O


F


C


Minimal


45










X








lbs force




























N


S


O


F


C







Climbing











X










Balancing








X













Stooping / Bending











X










Twisting*











X










Squatting / Kneeling





X
















Crawling


X



















Foot Controls











X



























N


S


O


F


C







Reaching Forward


(Level) Below Waist


Above Shoulder











X



















X

























X













Handle/Grasp











X













Fine Finger Manipulation











X













Hand Controls











X













Repetitive Motion











X





Body part:


Upper torso


Cycles/hr.


95%







Vibratory Tasks











X


































N


S


O


F


C







Talking











X










Hearing














X










Visual:




Must have good depth perception and the ability to recognize flagman hand signals from 100 feet away.





DOT pre-screening test















ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS


FREQUENCY





ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS


FREQUENCY







N


S


O


F


C





N


S


O


F


C




Exposure to Weather











X





Noise Intensity











X







Extreme Cold











X





Atmospheric Conditions








X










Extreme Hot











X





Exposed Heights











X







Wet and / or Humidity








X








Exposure to Electricity





X













Proximity to Moving Mechanical Parts











X





Exposure to Toxic / Caustic Chemicals


X
















Exposure to Explosives


X














Exposure to Radiation


X


















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