Travelift Operator

Reports to: Yarding Crew Foreman-Unless Operator is Foreman in which case Foreman reports to Transportation and Purchasing Supervisor.

Job Overview: The Crane Operator is responsible for the safe and effective operation of cranes before during and after moving product.

Areas of Accountability:

  • Learn & understand company safety policies and procedures and promote compliance
  • Focus on increasing productivity and lowering material cost while maintaining expected levels of quality & communication with supervisors.
  • Assist in the transformation of the shop floor culture to one of Continuous Improvement and Accountability.
  • Demonstrate reliability through exceptional attendance

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Operate crane and move materials to various locations in a safe and effective manner
  • Inspect, rig, and ensure that rigging applications are configured in accordance with the load chart and manufacturer guidelines
  • Inspect, clean, and perform operator level maintenance on equipment in accordance with standards
  • Perform daily safety checks to ensure equipment is in safe operating condition
  • Follow related safety regulations, contract requirements, company policies, and operating procedures
  • Complete necessary documentation, reporting, and limited office duties


Education: HS diploma or GED, Equipment Operator training and certificate, or related certification issued by a previous employer.

Knowledge and Skills: Valid Drivers License, Knowledge of equipment safety, maintenance, and storage

Experience: Verifiable military or civilian Equipment Operator training from construction field

Physical: Applicants must be able to stand on feet for extended period of time, lift, push and pull up to 75 lbs., crawl on hands and knees, climb a ladder, and be able to work long hours. This position works outdoors year-round and therefore subject to all weather conditions sometimes to include extreme cold and heat.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.