Crane Operator

SpaceX - Cape Canaveral, FL

Commission
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

CRANE OPERATOR

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Operate different type of cranes/crawler cranes (Tadano ATF 100G-4, ATF 130G-5, Manitowoc 999, MLC300, Grove 9150, 765E)
  • Precisely place one off, non-replaceable loads in a certain areas with crane and dual crane lifts
  • Support inspection and maintenance of hydraulic and crawler cranes (as listed above)
  • Tilt, dip and turn suspended loads to maneuver over, under and/or around obstacles using multi-point rigging techniques
  • Perform different rigging challenges
  • Assist with rigging and driving forklifts on top of crane-cab duties
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) certification (LBC-TLL)
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • 5+ years of experience operating crawler cranes and hydraulic cranes
  • 5+ years of experience in rigging
  • Experience working with delicate lifting operations (ex. wind farms, power plants, oil refinery industry)
  • Experience with tear-down and build of crawler cranes
  • NCCER/NCCCO (National Center for Construction Education and Research) Rigging Certification
  • Experience with a variety rigging equipment – shackles, straps, slings, rope, hoists
  • Ability to calculate and determine appropriate lifting equipment
  • Strong working knowledge of lifting signals, and communications
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability to pass Air Force background check for Cape Canaveral
  • Valid Driver's License (class "B" or better)
  • Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small opening and climbing hand over hand, lifting 50 lbs., and working on ladders/lifts at elevated heights
  • Ability to work in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
  • On-the-job (OJT) training will be required and may require traveling to other SpaceX sites to accomplish
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
ITAR REQUIREMENTS:
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here ( https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987 ).
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