Crane Operator in Council Bluffs, IA at Crown Services, Inc

Date Posted: 8/9/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position is in a very busy foam manufacture warehouse. Hours for this position are 6:30am - 3:00 pm Monday-Friday. There will be days where there is mandatory overtime.

  • Moving,positioning,stacking 100ft foam buns according to predetermined pouring and cutting schedules.
  • Foam buns must be stacked evenly and foam buns are stacked with heavier density on bottom, light density on top..
  • Operator must be able to see 100 ft in distance 
  • Physical Requirements:
  •  Heavy Work: Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must be able to work inside environmental conditions throughout the shift -protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. 
  •  Seasonably, the employee may be subject to extreme heat- temperatures may be above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
  • The employee will be in and out of buildings throughout the shift. This means getting rain on/snowed on when these weather conditions are present.

Job Requirements

  • Operate overhead crane by hand pendant controls at floor level
  • moving, positioning and stacking must be done in a careful conscientious manner, as to not damage foam material. Stacks must be even from top to bottom.
  • Pendant controls the movement of up/down, in/out, east/west on grab controls.
  • Crane has the ability to operate up/down in conjunction or independent on the hand pendant control.
  • Operator has the ability to run north or south grabs in independent mode.
  •  Ability to- read, write, count, and comprehend measurements, fractions.
  •  Ability to comprehend and carry through both verbal and written procedures with the ability to record information accurately.
  •  Ability to see 100’ in distance.
  •  Ability to correctly fill out vac reports for every bun.
  •  Ability to record all measurements of the bun at the center of the north end of the bun.
  •  Ability to understand LOTO (lock out - tag out) and to use LOTO effectively when necessary. Ability to perform physical labor, involving moderate work.
  •  Maintain work area, in a safe manner.
  • Keep work area clean and clear of scrap foam and plastic film that is removed from buns. Must clean bun ripper every time it is used.
  • Must communicate with Gantry Operator on buns needed for schedules, vac of long buns, buns stacked or moved around in building.
  • Work area must be cleaned prior to leaving at end of shift.