Crane operator is a crane operator who uses cranes to carry and lift large and heavy objects such as equipment and machinery in field conditions such as industrial and construction sites, railway areas, ports, mines, to ensure their displacement or to place them on top of each other or side by side in the required position. are persons.
What Does a Crane Operator Do? What are their Duties and Responsibilities?
Working conditions of being a crane operator can be very demanding. Among the duties of crane operators, who must work accurately and carefully, even in bad weather conditions such as rain, snow, and strong winds;
- Taking high-level security measures and ensuring security in the work area,
- To always keep the parts of the machine such as glass and indicator clean,
- Before starting to work, collect all the tools necessary for him and put them in the tool box,
- Before starting to lift the load to be lifted, to check its compliance with the values in the distance and load chart,
- Bringing the working area and its surroundings to a safe position with warning barriers and signs.
Requirements to Become a Crane Operator
Persons who are over the age of 18, have no health problems, (People who have eyesight, hearing problems, other health problems, and those who continue to use stimulants such as alcohol or drugs cannot operate machinery.), those with a clean criminal record document, and at least primary school graduates. can do this profession by obtaining a crane operator certificate. Crane operator certificate; It is given to the trainees who successfully complete the Special Experts Construction Machinery and Operator Course, which is trained by master trainers in institutions under the Ministry of National Education.
What Training Is Required To Become A Crane Operator?
Among the trainings given at the Special Experts Construction Equipment and Operator Course to become a crane operator;
- Occupational Safety and Occupational Health
- Load Lifting Chart Usage
- Topics include Quality Systems and Business Rules.
Crane Operator Salaries 2022
As they progress in their careers, the positions they work in and the average salaries of the Crane Operator positions are the lowest 5.500 TL, the average 6.590 TL, the highest 11.170 TL.