Lattice Friction Boom Crane Operator

Date Posted:  April 6, 2020

Location:  Delta BC

JJM Construction is involved in all aspects of heavy civil construction including structural, marine construction, and environmental and navigational dredging.  JJM is committed to providing every project with a highly skilled work force, a highly respected management team, highly developed quality control and safety programs and a commitment to growth, stability, quality and performance to get the job done right. JJM Construction Ltd. is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace with safety as a primary consideration in all we do.

The Opportunity

JJM Construction is looking for a Crane Operator to join the team at the Delta BC location. Cranes operated at JJM include, but are not limited to, hydraulic rough terrain, friction & hydraulic crawler and pedestal cranes ranging from 60 ton to 230 ton.

Responsibilities

The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facts of the essential functions, while providing the highest quality construction services and products safely, effectively and efficiently to ensure JJM Construction’s principle of “Building to Last” endures for future generations.

  • Responsible for operating cranes to lift, move or place equipment and materials at construction sites in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.
  • Inspect cranes and report any defects or needed repairs immediately.
  • Calculate crane capacities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting for every possible configuration of the machine.
  • Assist the equipment division in assembly of cranes on site.
  • Assist mechanical staff in the maintenance of the cranes.
  • Communicate effectively with crew via hand signals and radio communications.
  • Ensure awareness of all site conditions that could affect crane operation.
  • Perform other site duties or functions, consistent with status or vocational ability as may be required from time to time.
  • Ensure a safe work environment for our people, clients, subcontractors, and the public.
  • Represent JJM to the public in a manner that is consistent with corporate values and goals.
  • Lead by example.

Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary education in a related discipline or a combination of technical training plus knowledge of heavy civil construction is preferred.
  • Must be registered with the BC Association for Crane Safety (BCACS).
  • Possess valid crane certification (Level A or Provincial Red Seal equivalent). All crane operators must have the appropriate crane type credential issued by the ITA or Fulford CraneSafe.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a crane operator.
  • Experience operating 200t cranes.
  • Marine construction, dredge and pile driving experience.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract (per company insurance requirements).
  • CSTS-09 certificate.
  • Certifications/ experience with other heavy equipment an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willing and able to travel to meet the demands of the project. Also, willing to work at future project locations when necessary (including locations situated out of town and out of province).
  • Willing to work additional hours as required.
  • Able to perform physically demanding work as required.

Health and Safety

  • Strictly adhere to the JJM Construction OHS Manual.
  • Follow JJM Construction’s safe work practices and safe job procedures.
  • Follow the BC Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, specifically Parts 14 and 15.
  • Ensure a safe work environment for our people, clients, subcontractors, and the public.

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