Crane Operator (OCN)
منذ 5 يوم


Using a variety of cranes, provides lift support to the Roads and Grounds Section. Exhibits superior workmanship and focuses upon a quality end product.

Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure all tasks are accomplished safely and with a focus on quality. Completes all tasks in accordance with local Environmental, Health and Safety directives.

Assists leadership with the mentoring of new-hire personnel to develop appropriate skillsets. Addresses customer concerns in a prompt, professional and courteous manner. MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES :

  • Develops an effective plan for the layout, security, and safekeeping of materials and equipment during loading, delivering, and unloading
  • Performs daily preventative maintenance inspections on assigned vehicles and ensures vehicles meet all Kuwaiti and US Government safety requirements for operation on public roadways
  • Maintains a vehicle log in accordance with applicable rules and regulation
  • Follows appropriate safety procedures when transporting equipment
  • Responsible for inspecting the condition of the work site prior to setting up the crane
  • Manipulates the machine to hoist position and / or transport material such as machinery, equipment and other construction products
  • Must be aware of load limits based upon weather conditions and crane capacity
  • Reports vehicle defects, malfunctions, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles immediately to the supervisor or manager
  • Complies with the Performance Work Statement (PWS), and the local policies and standard practices (P&SP’s)
  • Performs other duties as assigned MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED :
  • Materials used include : Fuel, Lubricants, Coolant, Hydraulic Fluid, Solvents and Paint
  • Equipment used include : Truck mounted and Rough Terrain Cranes up to 250Ton capacity, Container Handlers, Fork Lifts up to 30K capacity, Various Rigging Systems and other Material Handling Equipment
  • WORKING ENVIRONMENT : Duties will involve the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures up to 130F degrees in the summer months.

    Potential exposure to chemical or biological agents could exist. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in certain areas is required.

    Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Normal work week is 48 hours, but must be able to work overtime or shift as required.

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES : Physical requirements include lifting, climbing, extended sitting or standing, or other physical efforts that are normally required.

    In addition, visual acuity, hearing and speaking requirements would be considered. Consider this section carefully; any physical requirements must be able to be tied back to the major job activities.

    Refer to the general physical requirement, physical activities, visual acuity, and working conditions checklist for more information.


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Education / Certifications : One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • A valid Kuwait Driver’s License, a home of country Heavy duty driver’s license for operating crane equipment, and the ability to obtain a U.
  • S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator’s license for crane and other related Material Handling Equipment

    Experience :

  • A minimum of 2 years of operating mobile cranes
  • Experience with material handling equipment (forklifts) is a plus
  • Basic mechanical knowledge preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret road maps, traffic signs, traffic signals and other posted regulations regarding transportation and parking
  • Knowledge of proper securing methods for various types of cargo; using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, and / or covers
  • Knowledge of proper rigging techniques for lifting objects and materials
  • Knowledge of US and Kuwait driving regulations and guidelines is preferred
  • Must have an excellent understanding of all safety directives and polices regarding the operation of equipment Skills :
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Proficient in mathematics for calculating and planning lifting missions
  • Good communication skills in English both oral and written
  • Comfortable working in unpleasant and hazardous environments
  • Flexible and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Recognize and quickly resolve customer issues, follow directions, and work independently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at any given time
  • Kuwait

    OtherClearance Level required at Start Date : No Clearance Required

    Work Status

    Full-timeWe are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual.

    This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace.

    Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

    EOE / Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

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