Crane Operator


Job Description


Are you seeking a job with benefits and longevity? BAE Systems Jacksonville Ship Repair Division maybe the answer to your job search. We presently have openings for Crane Operators.


Job Summary:

The selected candidate for Crane Operator is responsible for inspecting the condition of the work site prior to crane set up. Will transport material such as machinery, equipment and other construction products in the shipyard. Must be aware of how much material can be lifted safely based upon weather conditions and the capacity of the crane. Plans, specifies and positions rigging equipment for accomplishing work in a safe and efficient manner. Additionally, inspects and maintains crane against any defects or malfunctions. Reads and interpret job specifications and works with minimum supervision. Responsible for maintaining housekeeping, keeping worksite free of waste and keeping materials and equipment stowed in an orderly manner. May be assigned miscellaneous tasks outside craft as required.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
-Education NCCER certification
-Must have minimum of 3 years continuous experience in Hydraulic Mobile Crane operation in a shipyard or similar environment.
-Must possess current DOT physical certification.
-Must pass a written and practical exam and maintain proficiency in all qualified cranes.
-Must be able to read and interpret all load charts and be able to interpret hand and voice signals.
-Must be proficient in determining how much material can be lifted safely based upon weather conditions and the capacity of the crane.
-Must plan, specify and position rigging equipment for accomplishing work in a safe and efficient manner.
-Must inspect and maintain crane against any defects or malfunctions.
-Must be able to read and interpret job specifications and works with minimum supervision.
-Will be responsible for maintaining housekeeping, keeping worksite free of waste and keeping materials and equipment stowed in an orderly manner.
-Must apply safe crane and rigging practices at all times.
-Must accomplish daily inspections, documenting logs as legal records.
-Must perform maintenance (lubrication) and be familiar with assembly and disassembly of qualified cranes.
-Must participate in J.H.A. (Job Hazard Analysis) program.
-Must be able to obtain and maintain Defense Identification Biometric System (DBIDS) in accordance with local government policies.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Additional qualification for Portal, Lattice boom and Friction type cranes similar to Link-Belt, Liehber, Carry-Deck and Manitowoc .


About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.