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Crane Operator - Journey Level - (Day)

Department: Rigger
Location: Seattle, WA

As a federal contractor, Vigor expects to be subject to the vaccine mandate for federal contractors which is anticipated to go into effect on January 4th, 2022. Applicants should be aware that Vigor employees, whether working onsite or remotely, are expected to be subject to this federal mandate, notwithstanding applicable waivers for medical or religious accommodations

Vigor Values 

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
 We act on what we know is right
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
 We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

The Crane Operator Journey Level job includes the following responsibilities and duties:


Technical Manuals

Weight, Force, Moments and Angles

Weight Measurement



Crane Operation

Hand Signals

Weight Measurement and Instruments

Lifting and Handling Equipment

Rigging Large Assemblies

Radius and Load Capacity Charts

Crane Safety

Pre-Operational Check



SECONDARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Journey Level performs similar work as need arises.


High school diploma or GED preferred.

5-10 years relevant work experience, preferably operating whirly or tower cranes.

Proven skills, work history and/or applicable education will be considered in lieu of work experience.

Work experience on various types and model of cranes.



Journey Level has the ability to apply a range of skills to a variety of work situations, either inside or outside the craft.


Journeyman has the ability to work, take direction, and communicate within the craft as well as cooperate with other crafts to meet production goals in a positive work environment. Identifies and resolves problems and works toward the success of assigned projects as a whole.


Journey Level has the ability to consistently and accurately accomplish assigned technical and non-technical tasks as directed, and works safely.

Demonstrated proficiency in 1 of the support groupings and knowledge of a core/main ship repair area (1 certification or equivalent) OR demonstrated proficiency of 2 support services areas. Requires some supervision to perform more complex jobs/tasks, but is able to perform majority of job duties independently, with minimal supervision.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.