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Crawler Crane Operator

Aliases: Crane Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Infrastructure Equipment


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Crawler Crane Operator is expected to perform include: 
  • Operating a moving crane to lift, move, position and reposition loads
  • Operating crawler crane to move, locate, relocate, stack and count merchandize
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job profile
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available
  • Work from home option is not available 
Working hours
  • Working hours are 8/9 hours a day for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Overtime maybe required
  • Shift system is not available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Preferably Class VIII
  • Certified training for Crawler Crane Operator (programme aligned to IES/Q0110 job released by Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of uses and functions of crawler cranes
  • Knowledge of working of engine, transmission, their use and function
  • Skilled in using different types of hydraulic mechanisms
  • Knowledge of hoists
  • Knowledge of engine, hydraulic and electrical functions of a mobile crane
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Certification training in crawler crane operations preferred, and a valid heavy commercial vehicle driving license (HCV) required

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 1

Various private and government institutes across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
  • http://nscsindia.org/AboutUs.aspx
  • http://www.nsdcindia.org/affilates-centers
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1
Plant Manager 
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Plant Supervisor 
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Process Supervisor 
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Crawler Crane Operator 
Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For freshers - ₹ 12,500 to ₹ 16,500 per month
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

In lieu of minimum qualification, the incumbent should have 2 years of experience in operating crawler crane

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Construction units 

KEYWORDS 1
  • Crawler Crane Operator
  • Mobile Crane Operator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8343.0502 Crawler Crane Operator
ISCO 2008 8343 Crane, Hoist and Related Plant Operators 
NIC 2008 43900 Other specialized construction activities
QP Reference IES/Q0110 Crawler Crane Operator
NSQF Level 4 -
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