Lockheed Martin Crane Rigger & Operator in Palmdale, California

Guides movements of crane operator by hand signals so load will be correctly positioned and the safety of load, personnel and adjacent equipment will be ensured. Removes rigging from load and returns to correct storage area upon completion of move. Verifies status and operation of all equipment before use. Must possess California State required crane certification for small hydraulic boom crane. Rigs loads to cranes and operates all production cranes such as mobile yard and overhead traveling, to lift, move, lower, position and mate a wide variety of heavy cargoes, materials and articles such as completed aircraft, aircraft assemblies, machinery, dies and jigs, where it is required to exercise a complete knowledge of rigging, crane capacity and operating procedure and applicable safety regulations; determines, selects, secures and adjusts the most suitable type and number of slings, cables, hooks and/or other lifting and securing devices, so that established weight limits and clearances are observed, load is balanced and properly secured, and pull will be uniformly and evenly distributed to prevent damage to load, and to properly align load for precision positioning or mating; operates cranes in response to ground signals, where skillful operation of controls and constant attention are required to locate and/or mate the load precisely, in order to avoid obstructions and costly damage to the load and adjacent equipment. Guides movements of crane operator by hand signals so that load will be correctly positioned and the safety of load, personnel and adjacent equipment will be ensured. Reports malfunctioning of equipment. Connects or disconnects bridge to facilitate movement from one bay to another. Operates gantry-type and pendant and radio-controlled cranes as required. Performs satisfactorily any function of the Trucker - Power, Senior classification.

Must possess licenses and/or certifications required by the Company. Must possess a valid California driver’s license.

Standing: Requires full time standing with limited resting periods and to walk distances. Sit for extended periods if required. Heights: Able to work at heights. Able to climb stairs or ladders as required. Able to work off of step stools, scissor lifts, lift platforms and aircraft structure without handrails. Overhead work: Able to work overhead as required. Weight restriction: Able to Lift/push/pull/carry a minimum of 50 lbs. Body positioning: Able to twist/bend (neck or waist) and stoop. Able to work in awkward positions as required. Able to squat/kneel/crawl/reach as required. Work content: Able to use power equipment. Repetitive tasks will be performed. Vision/Hearing: High level Hand/Eye coordination required. Corrective lenses may be used. Eye protection required in many instances. Color differentiation may be required. Must be able to hear at level required for positions. Environmental: Able to work around noise, chemicals, fumes and dust. Capable of using respirators and other personal protective equipment including hearing protection if required. Able to work outside if needed. Attendance: Regular attendance required based on set work schedule. Able to work any shift. Vehicles/Power moving equipment: Able to operate as required. Able to work around heavy equipment or machinery.

The physical demands described above do not contain a comprehensive listing of all physical requirements for all positions. The physical demands of each position will vary based on business needs so the physical demands described above are subject to change and employees therefore will also be expected to perform all physical requirements necessary for their positions. This job description may be changed to include new or different physical demands or change existing ones as management deems necessary.

Basic Qualifications Must possess California State required crane certification for telescopic boom crane.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Desired skills

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Job Location(s): Palmdale California