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Traylor Bros., Inc. Crane Operator (As dispatched by the Union) in New York, New York


Ballard Marine Construction is a specialty marine and underwater contractor based in Washougal, WA, with regional offices and projects throughout North America.

Why join Ballard? It’s simple. You get to work on amazing technical projects with likeminded team members. The Ballard culture is second to none, and because of that we are incredibly protective and particular on who we invite onto the team. We have a unique culture of true excellence; we hold each other accountable from our newest interns and engineers to our most senior leaders. You will always go to work knowing that everyone you are working with cares as much as you do and is working hard to reach common goals. You will get out of it what you put into it. Ballard is an amazing place to work and if what we’ve said resonates with you, you just might be right for us!

Job Summary:

Responsible for the safe and effective operation of computerized mobile cranes. This position w ill operate friction cranes, lattice boom crawlers and stationary or traveling cranes to lift, move, position, and reposition loads. They will receive direction from riggers and/or site supervision via verbal or hand signals to determine required load movement.

Ideal Candidate:

Core Attributes:

· Grit and Resiliency - We dig deep to figure out how to make things happen no matter how impossible it seems. We never give up. We take on challenges that nobody else can; or will.

· Comradery and Inspirational - We are a hard-working team of likeminded individuals working toward a common goal. We regularly celebrate wins and like to have fun whether at work or at play. We come together each day looking for ways to instill life and energy into the world around us.

· Driven and Competitive - We love competition. We love to win and love to learn when we lose. Not getting the job done is not an option. We are obsessed to do our best and we do what it takes to win.

· Trustworthy and Respectful - We are passionate about honesty, authenticity and transparency. No lies. No drama. No politics. We value constructive conflict and ensure that even in conflict we treat others with respect.

· Ownership and Accountability - When something goes wrong, we first “look in the mirror” before we “look out the window”. We ask “what could I have done differently?” and then we share lessons learned. Regularly challenging ourselves and those around us to be better is a way of life. “Me first” belongs here.


· High school diploma or equivalent required

· Valid Driver’s License


· Five (5) years of verifiable experience operating cranes

· 3-5 years’ experience in Heavy Civil Projects

· Pile driving experience preferred

· Prior experience leading crews is strongly preferred

· Must have prior experience in rigging and signaling and bridge operations

· Experience operating additional equipment is strongly preferred

· Prefer OCONUS experience operating equipment in an environment with military services, commercial agencies, and host nation elements

· Additional experience and education requirements may vary by assignment

· Equipment Operator training and certificate from National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), verifiable military or civilian Equipment Operator training from construction field, or related certification issued by a previous employer


· Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manor (verbal and written)

· Able to read and understand heavy construction plans

· Able to work in a team environment

· Works well must work in a high demand environment

· Knowledge of OSHA regulations and ANSI standards in crane operations

· Equipment Operator training and certificate from National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), verifiable military or civilian Equipment Operator training from construction field, or related certification issued by a previous employer

· Ability to obtain, through evaluation, the certification to operate computerized mobile cranes up to eighty (80) tons


· Maintain a safe and productive crane, including performing routine maintenance

· Inspect work sites to ensure safety of workers

· Support structures operations, including but not limited to, forming substructure, setting steel and concrete girders, and placing reinforced concrete decks

· Check radius and set up of crane before operations begin

· Provide Input on lift plans and means and methods

· Work closely with foreman on issues of safety and toolbox talks

· Maintain daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly inspections and be responsible for basic maintenance of crane and rigging associated with operations.

· Notify appropriate chain of command of any defaults with crane or rigging.

· Performs other duties as assigned

Physical Demands/ Working Environment:

· Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds, bend, stoop, and work safely around equipment, materials, supplies, and other items to be handled

· Ability to remain outdoors for long periods of time in various seasons and conditions.

· Long hours and exposure to strenuous conditions

· Must be able to work overtime and be flexible with hours (day/night/weekend)

· Climb ladders, work at heights, walk and stand on uneven surfaces, ride, or work from a barge, pier, vessel, etc.

· Ability to sit, stand, kneel, squat, push, pull, etc. for varying amounts of time.

Union Rates:

· $25-$45/per hour


Ballard offers a strong benefit package and provides a culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion. When you become eligible, benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K with employer match, and more!

EEO Statement:

Ballard Marine Construction, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status. A reasonable accommodation will be considered for qualified individuals with a disability if it does not create an undue hardship for the Company, consistent with the ADA as amended.

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