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Crane Operator

Posted by:
Danielle Ledezma
Job Location: Commerce City
Job Description:
Jalisco Overview
Jalisco International is a Colorado based, Heavy Highway General Contractor. Building Colorado’s roads and bridges since 1985, Jalisco is a family-owned business, we are a growing, people orientated company. Building our team and helping you build your future is our focus.

Health Insurance* Vision & Dental Insurance* Vacation Pay *Short/Long Term Disability

Holiday Leave*Life Insurance *Profit Sharing 401 (k) Plan   

Jalisco generously pays 100% of the health and dental premiums for all full-time employees AND their dependents. 

Position: Crane Operator    
Reports To: Crew Foreman

  • Operate various hydro RT (swing) and Truck (fixed) mounted cranes. 
  • Perform equipment inspections.
  • evaluate hoisting criteria and facilitate the necessary preparation.
  • Safely efficiently operate assigned crane. 

  • Safety and efficiently operate various required machinery including but not limited to cranes.
  • Studies project specifications with project superintendent to plan procedures for necessary operations.
  • Coordinates activities with supervisors and hoisting crew daily.
  • Operates assigned crane in various location and work environments, including high density and low clearance as needed.
  • Inspects work site to determine sequencing and methods of operation and survey for potential hazards or safety concerns.
  • Responsible for crew safety.
  • Comply with company policies.
  • Establish safe work environment that complies with OSHA standards and company safety program.
  • Comply with federal, state and company environmental policies.
  • Observe assigned equipment to detect machinery malfunctions.
  • Operates machinery to verify repair.
  • Inspects work to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
  • Uses instruments such as tape measures, lasers, grade rods, eye levels and transit levels ensure proper working limits are complied with.
  • Travel to and from job site.

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.

  • Minimum of two years operating hydro RT cranes on highway / civil projects.
Heavy Highway job site.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Some knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in heavy/highway construction work.
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.
  • Ability to repeatedly lift and carry heavy objects (75+ pounds), walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.
  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

Education, Training and Experience
  • Nationally recognized crane operator certification for the type of crane being operated.
  • Ability to demonstrate safe, competent and efficient operation of the crane.
  • Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.
  • Willingness and ability to perform manual work following verbal and written instructions.
Benefits and Pay
Special Requirements:
  • Must be able to pass controlled substance tests prior to and at all times during employment.
  • Must be able to comply and maintain certification and training qualifications requirements.
  • Must possess or acquire and maintain health qualification certification.
To Apply
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Jalisco is an equal opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind. All employment decisions at Jalisco are based on employment needs, job requirements, individual qualifications, without regard to race, or ethnicity, color, religion or belief, sex, age, disability,sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Applicants that require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should contact the mai office at 303-287-8905.

Employment Coordination Jalisco International Inc.