Tower Crane Operator

Posted 4 April by Mammoet UK

Main Purpose of the Job:

You will be responsible carrying out lifting work with tower cranes, including securing, checking and maintaining the crane, performing maintenance on the crane and supporting equipment in order to best complete the work schedules.

Reporting to the Site Manager, this is a temporary position for up to 24 months based at Sellafield, Cumbria working Monday to Thursday 7.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Please note hours of work may vary and you may be required to work additional hours depending on business needs.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Secure, check and maintain counterweights effectively.

  • Complying with and implementing all safety rules in accordance with equipment and customer requirements.

  • Responsible for the external and technical condition of the assigned machines and materials.

  • Responsible for preparing the crane for operations in strict compliance with manufacturer instructions and Company policy.

  • Respond to the recognised signals for controlling crane operations.

  • Decide whether a particular load is within the capacity of the crane.

  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance.

  • Understand the capabilities of the equipment and any relevant safety precautions, including the out of service procedure.

  • Operate safe-load indicators and overload warning devices.

Experience and Requirements:

  • Valid blue CPCS card including category A04A.

  • Valid UK driving licence including category C.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience operating a Tower Crane.

  • Good level of English both verbal and written.

  • Must live within a commutable distance to the Sellafield site.

Required skills

  • CPCS
  • Cranes

Application question

Do you have a valid blue CPCS card including category A63?

Reference: 34823411

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