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Friction Crane Operator

Company: Jensen Construction Company
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Jensen Construction Company has been in business since 1912 and is the oldest operating subsidiary of the Rasmussen Group specializing in bridge building, heavy construction and marine contracts. It has always been a privately held company and is owned, operated, and managed by the fourth generation of Jensen family members. The company is a heavy highway contractor that does a majority of its work in the public sector, with a primary emphasis in bridge construction. Jensen Construction Company is based in the Midwest and has completed projects all over the United States.Position OverviewThe Crane Operator is responsible for operating friction cranes for bridge construction.Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)Ability to operate various friction style cranes such as American 5299, American 7260, and American 9270.Ability to work with Terex HC110 and Terex HC 275 series hydraulic cranes.Ability to use GEHL rough terrain forklift.Be familiar with, and incorporate, information derived from the manuals for the individual equipment being operated.Follow all Company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for a safe working environment.Follow direction of Foreman as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.Perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems tothe supervisor.Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.Perform daily pre-and-post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.Assist in training less-experienced employees on the proper operations, servicing, and repair of equipment to further their abilities.Performs duties as directed related to the plant and plant site.Other duties as assigned per supervisor.Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.Benefits OfferedHighly competitive base pay, weekly per diem, fuel allowanceComprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance programs.Group retirement savings program.Health and wellness programs.PTO and Holiday pay.Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.Education/ExperienceHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Knowledge/Skill RequirementsAbility to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in construction and paving and can use such tools properly and safely.Ability to read, write, and accurately perform basic mathematical functions including adding, subtracting, multiplication and division.Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.Must possess knowledge of Company policies and procedures, including safety.Must consistently produce and efficient, accurate work product.Work RequirementsMust be at least 18 years in age or older.Must have a current and valid driver's license.May be required to have or acquire a CDL as necessary.Must pass post-offer employment drug testing, medical exams, and physical agilities testing.Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers and/or supervisors with other duties as required.Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.Physical RequirementsThe 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.The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment.Able to stand, walk, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, talk and hear.Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.The employee must have the strength, mobility, agility, and balance to ascend access ladders and steps, and to maneuver on equipment and vehicles without assistance.Must be able to exert up to 10-20 lbs constantly to move objects, 25-50 lbs of force frequently and 50-100 lbs of force occasionally.Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Able to work in all weather conditions.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/orheat.The employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.The employee may be exposed to risk of electrical shock or burn.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Jensen Construction Company, Mansfield , Friction Crane Operator, Other , Mansfield, Texas

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