Hoisting Engineer - Mobile Crane Operator
Certificate of Qualification 339A
“I have a very unique job that allows me to challenge myself daily. It’s very rewarding”
Mobile Crane Operators maintain and operate conventional lattice & telescopic boom mobile cranes that can lift, move, position & place materials and equipment weighing more than 16,000 pounds, such as concrete, steel, gravel and other construction supplies and machinery at construction and industrial sites, ports, factories, warehouses, dockyards or rail yards.
Key Skills & Attributes
Excellent communication skills, often with hand signals
Strong depth perception and hand-eye coordination
Ability to estimate distances and load weights
Attend an Information Session
High school transcript or high school diploma (equivalent GED)
Resume & Cover Letter
Pass Trade Entrance Exam
Valid Ontario drivers licence
AZ License for Crane Rental
Journeyperson Wage Rate:
6000 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by one 6-week, one 4-week, and one 2-week block of in-class technical training.
Perform pre and post operational inspections
Prepare, transport, assemble and dismantle mobile cranes
Plan crane ‘lifts’ including calculating crane capacity and determining load weight
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Heavy Industrial Construction
Institutional and Commercial Construction
Did you know?
Mobile cranes could potentially lift anywhere from 10 to 60 tonnes, depending on their size and mobility.