Careers at Wagman

Position Description

Crane Operator
City Baltimore
State/Territory Maryland
Employment Type Full Time Hourly
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Education Requirement:
High school graduate or G.E.D required with basic reading and writing skills.
Experience Requirement:
A minimum of three (3) years of experience operating heavy equipment including hydraulic and friction truck and/or crawler (i.e., 18-ton to 100-ton capacity). Prefer experience in pile driving, concrete pouring, clamming and hook work (lifting); also, prefer experience in excavating and grading work using backhoes and loaders.
Special Skills:
Travel Requirement:
travel to other jobs may be required

Wagman is a fourth generation, family owned general contracting business serving the Mid-Atlantic and Southern Regions out of offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wagman Heavy Civil’s core competencies include: design-build, bridges, structures, marine, modified concrete and geotechnical services. Wagman General Construction serves senior living, urban, institutional, healthcare and higher education markets.          

We are currently looking for a Crane Operator to join our team.

Job duties and responsibilities include:                                                                                                                                                                                       

  1. Manipulate or depress hand and/or foot controls including pedals, levers and buttons to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal and/or hand signal instructions.
  2. Observe load hookup and determine safety of load.
  3. Direct the placing of cribbing for outrigger to prevent capsizing.
  4. Perform preventative maintenance – clean, lubricate and maintain crane and hoisting mechanism.
  5. Inspect crane daily for defective parts and record date and malfunction in a log.
  6. Read and interpret the load charts to determine the safe operating capacity.
  7. Direct the set up and dismantling of the crane
  8. Operate friction crane (60 - 80 ton) - Lattice Boom Crawler

 Wagman is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.