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Crane Operator B

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: 8/28/2019

Shift:                               ALL

Security Clearance:      No Clearance




Job Posting: 7109




Operates a variety of diesel electric cranes, including portal, tower, mobile, mobile (auxiliary), overhead (cab), overhead (floor), to lift and move heavy objects and machinery. Responds to ground signals to rotate boom, alter angle of boom, repositions crane and raise and lowers load.

Inspects crane for defective parts and performs simple maintenance. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position. Actively participates in continuous improvement initiatives to improve safety, improve quality, reduce cycle time, and reduce costs.




High school education/equivalent preferred. Knowledge of shipbuilding processes and procedures preferred.

Must have at least 2 years previous experience or training necessary via:

1) Successful completion of NASSCO training program for advancement -or-
2) Complete NASSCO assessment within this level -or-
3) Has completed appropriate trade certificate programs to pass assessment

Requires previous Crane Operator experience. NASSCO training and certification will be required.



Requires knowledge of rigging and ability to understand and operate necessary equipment.

Ability to follow written and verbal instruction (in English) is required.


Unique/Additional requirements


Ability to read and write, comprehend and react quickly to warning signals and verbal instructions (in English) required.

Must be able to coordinate hand, foot and eye movement.

Must have knowledge of mechanical and crane operation principles.

Class A license to drive cranes on city streets preferred. NASSCO training and certification will be required.

Must be able to work all shifts and at heights.

Must show at least two years of continous, stable and verifiable employment.

May consider NASSCO approved training program. Construction or manufacturing background preferred and have strong mechanical skills.



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