Mobile Crane Operator

Location : Newport, Wales
Job Ref : LT95
Consultant : Lucy Taylor
Sector : Construction
Salary : £13 - 16 per hour


LT95: Mobile Crane Operator

Location: Newport

Salary: £13 to £16 per hour DOE + OT


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a Class 1 Crane Operator to join their team in Newport on a permanent basis.

A Mobile Crane Driver is responsible for operating an all-terrain mobile telescopic to lift, move, position, and reposition loads as required by the customer.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate an all-terrain mobile telescopic crane.
  • Drive the crane from the depot and arrive on the requested site at the time of request.
  • Set up the crane as per the relevant machine manufacturers’ operating manual
  • Operate the crane via communications from onsite slinger/signallers’ utilising 2-way radios or hand signals.
  • Fit fly-jib as required by customer and remove on completion of relevant lifts for stowing on machine.
  • Complete operator timesheet relevant to the requested hire.
  • Carry out pre-operational checks on machine as required via company policy and complete company documentation identifying any issues arising from those checks.
  • Complete routine maintenance as required with the assistance of the depot crane engineer as required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Blue CPCS card for Mobile Cranes (red card accepted).
  • A valid HGV Class 2 Licence.
  • Must be able to pass a mobile crane operator safety critical work medical.
  • Previous experience operating all terrain mobile telescopic cranes.

Location: Newport

Salary: £13 to £16 per hour DOE + OT

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