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Crane Operator-Double Trolley (3rd Shift)

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Posting Close Date:   7/8/2022

Shift:                         3rd 

Security Clearance: No Clearance



Job Summary

Operates single and double trolley bridge cranes of various sizes to lift and move heavy objects such as steel and structural members.  Repositions crane to raise and lower load.  Inspects crane for defective parts and performs simple and routine maintenance.  Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.



Qualification Standards

Knowledge of mechanical and crane operation principles required.   NASSCO training and certification will be required. Must possess excellent hand, foot and eye coordination. Must have ability to work at heights, in confined spaces, and be available to work any shift. Must comprehend written and verbal instructions and hear warning signals, read and comprehend safety instructions, regulations and warnings.



Essential Job Tasks

  1. Operate a single or double trolley crane to transfer loads such as steel, structural members, pallets and gang boxes
  2. Inspect crane and perform minor routine maintenance and repairs,, clean windows
  3. Rig material and/or ships assembly
  4. Set up slings, chains other materials as assigned
  5. Other tasks as may be assigned relevant to the trade



Materials, Tools Equipment, Work Aids

Basic hand tools, gloves, chains, slings, load chart, rigging materials & cranes. Personal protective equipment required.



Physical/Mental Involvement

Frequent climbing vertical ladders, balancing, lifting minimum 20 lbs., sitting, reaching, pushing/pulling, standing, walking, leaning and seeing (to maintain visual contact with load), eye/hand/foot coordination, hearing, speaking, and seeing, depth perception needed to make adjustments. Hearing warning signals and reading and comprehending safety instructions. Must be able to maintain general safety awareness and avoid hazards commonly present in employee’s work area.



Marginal Job Tasks

Housekeeping in all work areas, including sweeping. May be required to attend safety, quality and/or process improvement meetings.



Materials, Tools, Equipment, Work Aids

Rigging materials, machinery to be moved, hand tools, cranes.



Physical/Mental Involvement

Standing, walking, climbing, balancing, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, crouching, reaching,  handling, seeing.  Planning sequence and maintaining safety awareness.



Environmental Factors

Exposure fumes, odors, dust, gases, various climates and temperatures and low ventilation conditions, all of which can cause discomfort and/or respiratory difficulties. Exposure to constantly moving machines, mechanical parts, and high levels of constant noise.




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