Crane Operator (063) Enlisted Personnel

Operates an electric, gas, steam or Diesel powered crane, or Gantry-crane fixed or mounted on a car or Gantry-crane bridge to life and move heavy objects from place to place.
Engages clutch, manipulates throttle, and presses buttons and brake to move and stop crane, to rotate crane on chassis, to raise and lower crane to run Gantry-crane towers along track, to move crane on bridge, or to raise and lower the load line and objects attached to it.
Must coordinate arm and foot movements in operating crane levers and pedals with judgement of distances. Must be able to perform driver maintenance activities on crane.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Gantry-Crane Operator
  • Hoist Operator

Suitable Substitutions