8343-Crane, hoist and related plant operators

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Crane, hoist and related plant operators
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Job Description: 
Crane, hoist and related plant operators operate and monitor stationary and mobile cranes and other hoisting equipment.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) operating and monitoring stationary or mobile cranes by raising and lowering jibs and booms, to lift, move, position or place equipment and materials
  • (b) operating and monitoring equipment for hoisting, lowering or raising workers and materials on construction sites or in mines
  • (c) operating and monitoring ski-lifts and similar equipment
  • (d) operating and monitoring machinery used to haul ferry or barge with goods, passengers and vehicles across short stretches of water
  • (e) operating and monitoring machinery to open and close bridge for the passage of road and water traffic
  • (f) operating and monitoring cranes equipped with dredging attachments to dredge waterways and other areas
  • (g) operating cranes mounted on boats or barges to lift, move and place equipment and materials.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Operator, crane
- Operator, hoist
- Operator, mobile crane
- Operator, tower crane

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