The Boom Truck Operator, as a Class A/B OR CDL truck driver, is responsible to deliver temporary or permanent construction materials to job sites, as instructed, utilizing a boom to load/unload the freight always applying safe driving practices. He or she is also responsible to inspect and maintain the assigned Boom Truck, hauling materials or small equipment to or from the Job sites, reports shortages, and assists in loading and storing of materials.
The Boom Truck Operator, as a Crane Operator, operates on heavy construction projects within any combination of the duties described more fully below performing a wide variety of tasks, transferring from one task to another as the workflow dictates.
- High SCHOOL Diploma or general education degree
- Boom Truck Certification
- 2+ year CDL Experience operating Boom Truck.
- Valid NCCCO or NCCER certification.
- Must be able to pass DOT physical including drug screen prior to employment
- Obtain and maintain a commercial driver’s license and DOT card
- Obtains clear assignments and instructions each morning or the evening prior by the supervisor
- Drives safely to and from each job site as assigned
- Organizes and secures load down to truck bed for delivery to and from job sites, providers, etc.
- Loads and unloads cargo utilizing the truck mounted crane
- Delivers materials to sites as needed and as instructed.
- Follows all state and federal motor carrier rules and regulation established by the Department of Transportation.
- Prepares DOT required log of time on duty and driving
- Completes daily equipment pre-inspection
- Operates, when required, under Lift Director supervision and works with crews on various types of activities associated with the heavy/civil, roadway and bridge construction industry that includes, but not limited to beam erection, demolition, concrete placement/construction, steel erection, pile driving and/or other construction lifting activities.
- Must be able to maintain compliance responsibilities set forth in the OSHA standard Subpart CC, Cranes and Derricks in Construction (29 CFR 1926.1400–1442).
- Must be able to follow instructions correctly, be able to communicate and respond accordingly to radio commands and/or with the ASME B30.5 Standard Hand Signals for Mobile Crane Operations regarding lift communications and/or lift instructions.
- Inspect machines and equipment daily, perform routine maintenance procedures and minor repairs if required and requested by the fleet manager.
- Perform general labor duties as needed.
- Maintain visual and radio contact with ground operators according to best practices and site safety regulations, and respond to questions and instructions clearly and quickly
- Provide additional support to other crane operators as necessary, including working overtime to complete tasks, operating several types of equipment and training, or monitoring junior operators.
- Must always maintain a current Load Chart and Operations Manual within the Boom Truck cab and be able to demonstrate Load Chart proficiency and load chart usage, all in the language of the manufacturer’s instruction manual.
- Must demonstrate proficiency with the set up and operation of the crane’s computer in correct configuration and work within limitations.
- Must be able to participate and perform lifting load planning; and execute the approved Lift Plan accordingly.