Crane Operator

Application deadline:

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 11:21am


Mervis Industries, Inc.


SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Using a mobile crane, the employee in this position will load and unload trucks as well as handling material for processing. The employee will need to have the agility to climb on and off the crane as well as move freely about the yard. This position reports directly to the yard foreman or manager and will work closely with the heavy equipment operators in feeding their processing equipment.

1. Operate the machine’s controls in order to perform the designated task within the machine’s capabilities
2. Recognize the machine’s limitations in order to work safely in a large variety of job situations
3. Recognize operational control problems and report them to the supervisor so they can be adjusted or repaired
4. Assist the mechanics in the repair and routine maintenance of the machines
1. Must be alert at all times
2. The ability to recognize potential hazards
3. An extensive knowledge of safety requirements of working around heavy equipment
4. The ability and willingness to learn new skills
5. The ability to coordinate eye, hand, and foot movements


1. Drug free
2. Unblemished work and attendance record
3. Ability to work safely/ alone in highly congested areas
4. The strength and dexterity to lift and move 35-50 pounds manually in the maintenance of equipment
5. The agility and flexibility to climb on the various machine areas to grease and clean the various machine components
6. The ability and willingness to follow directions
7. The ability to work together with other employees as a team
8. Any recognized heavy equipment school certificate
9. Demonstrated ability to operate any specific piece of equipment mentioned in the job summary

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday



Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years

Worksite Info:


Health Benefits take effect on the first day of the month following 60 days of service. Retirement Savings Plan/401K plan following the completion of 120 days of service. Eligible to enroll in either on July 1 or January 1. Employee Assistance Program offering eight free counseling session available to the employee and dependents.