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Crane Operator

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description BAE Systems is hiring Crane Operators to support the Norfolk Ship Repair facility.Position SummaryThe Crane Operator performs a variety of skilled mechanical duties involving crane operation, crane safety, crane lift and maintenance. The Crane Operator operates heavy equipment necessary for the repair and maintenance of cranes; documents and records work performed; follows specified safety policies and procedures.Key Responsibilities & Functional KnowledgeThis list is representative of the key areas of responsibility and functional knowledge required of an operator in the Crane shop. A third class mechanic must demonstrate a developing knowledge of the skills, functional knowledge and abilities required to perform tasks in these and related areas of responsibility. Intermediate knowledge means that the mechanic understands how to perform tasks in these categories (including, but not limited to, the specific tasks identified below) and is able to complete them independently, without assistance. This also means that the mechanic has the necessary level of knowledge of the equipment, protective gear, and machinery required to complete these tasks. The mechanic must demonstrate developing knowledge in the following key areas: --- Crane Operationo Qualified to operate 2 or more electrically, hydraulic and manual powered cranes in a seated positiono Qualified to operate at least one portable crane to include: G8, G7, G3, wing wall crane, diesel electric, diesel hydro, all electrico Understanding of cranes and functions --- Crane & Lift Maintenanceo Assist with maintenance of the cranes and lifts dailyo Understand all lubrication --- General Crane Housekeepingo Clean, grease and perform general housekeeping for the cranes --- Crane Safetyo Understand crane safety limits, devices and locations that make the cranes safe to useo Understand all procedures for fire, accident or injury prevention and response --- Other Heavy Equipmento Must have knowledge to work with heavy equipmentRequired Education, Experience, & Skills Practical Theory RequirementsA third class mechanic must demonstrate developing knowledge of one or two mobile cranes and at least one portable crane, including the operation, function, capacity and care of the cranes per OSHA Standards. Other Requirements--- Must be able to read, write and comprehend simple instructions--- Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form--- Must be able to calculate and understand units of measure--- Must be able to wear standard shipyard PPEEducation Minimum: High School Diploma/GEDMinimum Relevant Experience: 4 to 7 yrs.Must be certified in 1 crane (either portal or mobile cranes)Must be certified on a at least 1 portable crane to include: G8, G7, G3, wing wall crane, diesel electric, diesel hydro, all electric.All required crane certifications are done through a third party, North American Crane Bureau (NACB). Third class mechanics must be certified before operating crane. Re-certifications are required after three years on the portal crane and 5 years on the mobile crane per the NACB.This job description does not include all activities, duties or responsibilities required for this position. The key duties, responsibilities and requirements identified in this description are subject to modification by the Company (in consultation with the Union, as appropriate) at any time.Pay InformationThis position is covered under a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), which will determine your wages.Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life including health and financial well-being. Benefits for Union employees are governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), so your benefits may differ from those described here. Generally, employees are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, which may include military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.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.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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