Crane Operator - ATSS
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 
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Crane Operator - ATSS
Job Code:2024:0409-005
Location:Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
Job Description
Operates mobile cranes.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Operates mobile cranes to lift, transport, and position materials in shop areas, warehouses, outside storage facilities, and test areas. Work areas contain some ground level obstacles such as equipment, stacked supplies, and partitioned bins, which may limit maneuverability.
* The cranes are fitted with attachments such as hook, magnet, or special material handling devices, and is typically used to: move and stack bulk supplies such as crates, lumber, or sheet metal on loading docks; segregate and move scrap metal for salvage operations; load and unload other loose material into bins, hoppers/loading docks, or railroad cars. This may also include moving scrap metal, or debris onto trucks, bins, or railroad cars.
*Mobile crane work predominantly includes moving and placing experimental test articles into position to support testing, removing articles from test sites, and moving articles to and from test sites.
* Test site setup includes but is not limited to positioning walls, shields, bomb proofs, or other devices required for test programs.
* Crane operator shall meet qualifications and standards of a Heavy Equipment Operator with at least five years of experience on earthwork and construction equipment.
* Operates boom crane at various outdoor locations where maneuverability is not a major problem.
* Worksites may contain some obstacles such as trees, walls, and equipment.
* The crane normally is operated with standard boom lengths and angles, and with loads that are well within the lifting capacity of the crane.


Pay Rate: $45.86/hour

Required Skills and Qualifications

* Must have 3 yr. experience operating mobile cranes with lift limits in excess of 2000 lbs..
* Must possess a National Commission of Certified Crane Operators (CCO) Certification to operate large telescopic boom cranes in excess of 0-300 tons at the contractor's expense.
* Must possess a valid Class A CDL endorsed for Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) and Tanker.
* Crane operator shall meet qualifications and standards of a Heavy Equipment Operator with at least five years of experience on earthwork and construction equipment.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

* The work of this position is performed in the field where you are subject to the environment and sometimes in an environmentally controlled office environment.
* Must be able to use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
* Must be able to repeat the same movements for extended periods of time.
* Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
* Must have good manual dexterity.
* Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.
* Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements

* Must be a U.S. Citizen.
* Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
* Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.
* Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests.
* Must be able to successfully complete a background check.
* Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.

The above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position. TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

Other Job Information (if applicable)

TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

TRAX International also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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