Truck Crane Operator

Crawler Crane Operator

Tractor Crane Operator

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Preferably at least 1-2 years of relevant work experience

The tasks a Mobile Crane Operator is expected to perform include:

Operating diesel or petrol-driven mobile crane, mounted on caterpillar tracks or truck chassis, to lift, carry and lower heavy objects in any direction

Starting engine and driving crane to work site

Starting crane motor and manipulating controls to position crane, crane jib (boom) and lifting tackle to attach or detach load

Raising, moving and placing load in required position

Directing helper to drive crane into position

Knowledge of operating a crane fitted with mechanical grab attached to lifting tackle

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Strong sense of responsibility

Unaffected by heights

Safety conscious and alert

Skilful co-ordination of eye, hand and foot movements

Keen vision

Able to judge distance and estimate load size

Excellent mechanical aptitude

It is a field job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours Mining companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours every day. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

The job is listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazard includes stress, fatigue, lower back ache, musculoskeletal disorder, etc.

Health hazard includes exposure to all types of weather conditions, exhaust gases, etc.

For freshers - INR 7,000 to INR 10,000 per month

For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - INR 12,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of the Indian Mining Sector

Indian mining sector is largely fragmented, comprising several small scale operational mines; it is still dominated by the mining industries both public and private, which accounts for about 75% of the total mining production in India. Although the industry has the large number of employees including contract manpower totalling to about 9.5 lakhs in different trades of mining, the woeful shortage of skilled personnel in various mining trades is widely felt.

The key factors affecting the human resources and skill requirement in the Indian Mining Industry are technology up-gradation, increase in productivity, stringent environment and sustainable development framework, globalization and aging profile of workforce, and long gestation period for skill acquisition. Given the estimated increase in the mining output as well as the expected changes in the productivity levels, the total employment in the mining industry is estimated to increase to 11 lakhs by the year 2017 and 12 lakhs by the year 2025.These factors indicate good job prospects for Mobile Crane Operator and other professionals in the industry.

Mining companies across India

Mining sites across India

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AIMS Technical Management Institute

Kone Cranes Training Institute

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