Crane Operator (241 views)

Baghdad, Iraq
December 18, 2017
  • Job Description
    Job Description

    • Operator may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans
    • Determines safe lift parameters and follows established procedures.
    • Performs safety inspection of crane, heavy equipment, wire rope, hooks, slings and rigging as required
    • Documents inspections as required
    • May grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment
    • Operates cranes for building construction and movement of cargo or equipment
    • Operates construction heavy equipment such as dozers, loaders and graders, for snow removal, station operations and construction.
    • Lubricates, checks fluids, and performs safety inspection and minor maintenance as required prior to operation of any equipment.
    • Arranges equipment maintenance according to manufacturer recommendations or as directed by the Vehicle Maintenance Facility (but around planned lifts when possible)
    • Informs job site person in charge of impending maintenance schedules.
    • Supports the achievement of metrics, whether metrics are directly or indirectly affected by this position’s work activities.
    • Complies with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.
    • Implements and maintains a safe workplace program and ensures that safety is the highest priority in the workplace
    • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Additional Job Description
    Additional Job Description


    • Education:
      • A high school diploma or equivalent
      • State License or Certification from home state or accredited issuing agency (specifically NCCCO Certified)
    • Experience: 
      • Must have 5+ years of experience as a crane operator
      • Must be able to operate any equipment typically used in any of the locations
      • Must be a certified crane operator
      • Must be able to distribute work according to priorities and take advantage of the abilities of all who work under this position
    • Security Vetting: Must possess an active DOD or DOS Secret security clearance, and maintaining eligibility for the duration of the contract
    • Language Skills: Professional English communication skills, both oral and written
    • Citizenship: US Citizenship is required for this position
    • Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination


    • Relevant overseas electrical experience
    • Experience working with PAE


    • Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in operating cranes at an overseas facility
    • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules
    • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective
    • Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team
    • Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change
    • Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information

Salary Type: Per Year

Salary Range: Negotiable