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Crane Operator

Company: Audubon Companies
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

External Description

Audubon is currently seeking a Crane Operator to join our team. The Crane Operator will safely operate mobile cranes to transfer heavy objects from one location to another. Operator should have experience with large crawler cranes in excess of 700 tons.


  • Operates specialized machinery such as telescope booms, lattice booms, and hydraulic cranes.
  • Calculates load capacity, determining weight of items to be moved in relation to the maximum capacity of crane based on manufacturers specifications.
  • Inspects clearances, overhead lines, and other possible obstructions to ensure there are no accidents or damage to employees, buildings, loads, or equipment.
  • Inspects and assesses ground conditions to ensure that the crane can be set up safely.
  • Inspects cranes for defects and wear prior to operation; performs necessary repairs or maintenance.
  • Complies with all applicable federal, state, and company safety laws, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Maintains logs and records of operation activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Completion of apprenticeship for mobile crane operators required.
    • Certification by the North American Crane Bureau Group or the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators preferred.
    • Valid state license to operate heavy equipment required.
    • Required - Valid NCCCO-NCCER-LBC/Lattice Boom Crawler.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills to understand instructions, applicable safety regulations, and to maintain records.
    • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems.
    • Valid Driver's License and clean driving record.

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

      Working at Audubon

      Client-focused. People-powered. Safety-driven.

      The Audubon Family of Companies provides professional consulting solutions to the energy industry. For over 25 years, our proven reputation for operational excellence and dedication to client satisfaction has helped us become a leading service provider to some of the biggest names in oil and gas. Our team of over 1,000 of the country's top professionals can deliver a full range of consulting services, from EPCM to field solutions and operational support.

      At Audubon we are always growing, though we never lose sight of our commitment to excellence. Our focus on flexibility and our demand for unsurpassed quality control over continue to guide our growth as they have since our inception. We realize that service goes beyond plugging in a professional skill set. Service means flexibility. Service means understanding and solving project challenges in dynamic environments. Service means communication. We pride ourselves on providing the service of the quality which allows us to implement efficient solutions that deliver immediate value and long-term returns.

      Our dedication to people requires an equal dedication to safety. Our rigorous safety program helps us maintain a safe and incident-free work environment from the desktop to the pipeline trench. Our people drive the quality and efficiency that have established Audubon as a leader in the oil and gas industry - their growth and safety are at the core of our business.

Keywords: Audubon Companies, Lafayette , Crane Operator, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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