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bucosaban

Updated 16 days ago

Fluor recruiters - 22 Replies

Under Consideration Craft casings my status for the application but also writes that we have to contact a recruiter when I do not have to address

Sprint34

Becoming an operator

I have 7 years experience as a labourer.zoom boom ticket,and class 3 liscence.is there anything else I can do to get my self set up to become a crane...

Randall

Updated 2 months ago

Working in Iraq - 43 Replies

I am trying to get back over too Been crane operator along time cents 1985 time r bad

mahyudin

Updated 2 months ago

crane operator job - 1 Reply

im crane operator from indonesia

miguel ducasse

Updated 2 months ago

What are typical crane operator salaries? - 621 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jimmy11 in Franklin Square, New York"]Does anyone know when the NYC Local 15 apprenticeship lottery is? I submitted my form online and...

chapman66

Updated 3 months ago

Any tips to getting my foot into a Union - 1 Reply

From what Ive heard Ny is a hard area to work as an Operator.You have to be in the local union and you need NY operator certs.I cant see getting into...

Cosme Perez in Lake Jackson, Texas

Updated 5 months ago

How many degrees are in 1 percent - 34 Replies

Everyone says to stay within one percent of level. Well the crane I'm operating has a boom indicator in degrees not percent. Is it 360 divided by 100...

Crane Operator 67 in Pennsylvania

Updated 5 months ago

Union VS. Non-Union - 91 Replies

What are your thoughts

Christian in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 6 months ago

NCCO /NCCER Just plastic - 200 Replies

I have been operating equipment since the early 90s. Last November I decided to get my crane cert. I attended the Georgia School of Construction to...

LOL in Georgia

Updated 7 months ago

crane saftey in nd - 2 Replies

Beware of TK Stanley in ND I will call them Crane Bandits they may be getting away with murder! They simply abuse cranes in the name of oilfield side...

kennysparrow in Milan, Italy

Updated 9 months ago

NCCCO grandfather clause ??? - 123 Replies

This NCCCO thing is a joke. I've been an operator for almost 30 years and there's not many types or sizes of cranes I haven't been on. Needless to...

Overture2112 in Severna Park, Maryland

Updated 10 months ago

Midasco LLC Elkridge Maryland - 9 Replies

Do not work for Midasco in Elkridge Maryland for any reason my brother operators. They do not care about their field employess and take advantage of...

Prince CJ in United Kingdom

Crane Operator Training

Please I need your help. I want to go to the oil and gas industry in my country Nigeria. I want to get trained on crane operation,rigging/signal...

Steve in Edmonds, Washington

Updated 13 months ago

How is the NCCCO scored? - 45 Replies

Greetings, Some of us who run mobile cranes in our facility have been asked to take the NCCCO test for mobile cranes. Ok, so far so good. Class for...

Meangene in Oceanside, California

Updated 14 months ago

Are unsafe operators flooding the maket because of NCCCO? - 165 Replies

I'm just curious what people think. I personally think that the CCO certs are about worthless now days. I think that it is because companies are...

richardson_chris21

Updated 17 months ago

i am considering crane school - 52 Replies

what does everyone think about going to crane school? i just turned 24 years old and am currently an erosion control foreman, which is kind of a...

sw040296@gmail.com in Apopka, Florida

Updated 19 months ago

Opinions on ATS - 2 Replies

Hey guys, I wanted to get opionions on ATS ( Associated Training School) Im wanting to go for everything ( Or considering it ). That'd be all the...

lady22 in Melbourne, Florida

Updated 20 months ago

NCCCO Crane operator In FLORIDA looking for work anywhere in Florida - 29 Replies

Hi my name is Jake I live in florida and I'm looking for work. If anyone knows of any leads I would really appreciate it.

boom2high in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 21 months ago

ANSI B30.5 Study Material - 2 Replies

Does anyone know where I can get study material for the ANSI B30.5 portion of the NCCCO Written test?

pitbreedr in Bismarck, North Dakota

Updated 21 months ago

Are unions really evil? - 42 Replies

Are unions really evil? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The median weekly earnings for...

Pepper in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 22 months ago

Overseas work... - 20 Replies

So the more i look on the internet for info on getting a job, the more scared i get. I've decided try and look outside the U.S. for work. I'd ideally...

Cosmo

Updated 25 months ago

What is happening to the construction industry and our country? - 4 Replies

From the late 1890's thru 1960's this country did just that. We UNIONIZED this great land and doing so created a middle class. A land where the...

misstaken77 in Denham Springs, Louisiana

Updated 25 months ago

Female Crane Operators/ Riggers? Are there any out there? - 71 Replies

Am curious to know if driving cranes is a career choice women make in the U.S. There is only a few of us in Australia. I'd like to talk with my...

Gary K. in Bakersfield, California

Updated 26 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your crane operator career? - 34 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being a crane operator? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Cosmo

Updated 26 months ago

Crane operators - 2 Replies

I hope the reason this forum stopped is cause everyone is working their tails off

vic in Oakland, California

Updated 27 months ago

Crane Work in Australia - "mines" - 3 Replies

Does anyone know how I can get info on working as an operator in the mining industry in Australia?

Nathan Willmore in Denver, Colorado

Updated 28 months ago

Canada - 7 Replies

I understand that hundreds of Union Ironworkers were recruited early this year to work in Canada. So if they need Ironworkers there must be crane...

Ron Walton in Edmonton, Alberta

Updated 29 months ago

looking for mobile crane work in Hawaii state - 32 Replies

Have held Journeyman status For heavy boom truck for over 10yrs,Have Arctic as well as off road (bush) experience. Class 1 licenced Certified...

local 450@gmail.com in Duncanville, Texas

apprentiship program

to all who want to be a crane operator, please dont make the same mistake i did by joining this union as an apprentice. It will take you at least 5...

mohdhussainahmed in Kuwait, Kuwait

Updated 30 months ago

CRANE OPERATOR CV - 1 Reply

THANK YOU

dreamer of being good crane mechanic.. in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Updated 30 months ago

crane mechanic - 31 Replies

I am currently a crane mechanic at Grove in Pennsylvania. I make decent money, but there is always room for improvement. I know how to operate...

jaime I´m living in Valencia, Spain

Updated 30 months ago

Crane jobs Canada - 2 Replies

I am planning to move to the toronto area later this year, i have just gained my crane licences and im able to work crawler, tower crane(saddle &...

Marek in Szczecin, Poland

Updated 31 months ago

jobs overseas - 22 Replies

I'm looking to get a job in the Norway, Sweeden, Finland part of the world. Anyone have any insight on how to achieve this.

Stephen in Little Rock, Arkansas

2012 - Whats the job market like for entry level people?

While there seem to be several training/experience/apprenticeship paths that affect this question significantly, what is the job market like if you...

Stephen in Little Rock, Arkansas

Updated 31 months ago

Anyone else thinking about changing careers - 1 Reply

I've been a union operator for 15 years and was non union for 10 years before that. Was a decent living till 08.Last year was better than the...

Brent Brewer in Encinitas, California

Updated 31 months ago

Top crane operator skills needed to get the job. - 52 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every crane operator must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your crane operator...

Charles Alvis in Houston, Texas

Updated 32 months ago

need a job - 5 Replies

does anyone know of any company that is willing to break out a new crane operator? I have certs for small and large and twic card but minimal...

joseph williams in Arlington, Texas

Updated 32 months ago

crane schools - 196 Replies

This is for all you people that want to get into the crane field,DO NOT WASTE your MONEY going to any school that has either college of construction...

Jeff Gerber in Staten Island, New York

Updated 33 months ago

"Megabucks" Bloomberg and his rich developer pals in N.Y.C. are trying to bust I.U.O.E. Local 14 - 2 Replies

The ridiculous plan to weaken NYC crane licensing standards by allowing the introduction of inexperienced, out of state, non-union crane operators...

LS7812 in San Antonio, Texas

Crane Operator Work San Antonio

Looking for work in San Antonio any companies that are hiring? Also, what is the pay range for down in this area?

Thomas in Brussels, Belgium

Comparison of Different crawler crane brands

Can anyone tell me difference of crawler cranes under brands of Liebherr,Demag,Kobelco,Itachi,Sennebogen and SANY?(Such as advantages and...

Mike in Brookville, Ohio

Updated 34 months ago

LOOKING FOR UNION CRANE JOB IN OHIO - 2 Replies

Does anyone know of any crane outfits hiring in Ohio? I have my NCCCO for 4 cranes. I am in the Union so Union companies hiring if you know of any.

Mike in Camp Dennison, Ohio

Updated 34 months ago

Crane Work in Columbus Ohio - 4 Replies

Just wondering how things are going up in Ohio, specificly Columbus. Is it all Union up there? I called around to a couple of Union outfits like, ALL...

Jerry Spearn in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 34 months ago

Looking for Crane Job in Az. - 8 Replies

After a 6 Month unwanted vacation due to a serious injury, I am ready to go back to work. I have 20 plus years experiance as a crane operator. I have...

stehen wedlock in Dunedin, New Zealand

Updated 35 months ago

I please need contact information on people already working on straddle carriers and cranes. - 1 Reply

Hi, I desperately need contact information of people already working as operators, I would like to compare our work (the working hours, training...

Marcio Brandão Araujo in Rio Das Ostras, Brazil

Updated 35 months ago

Are crane operator job opportunities growing or declining? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most crane operator...

operatornetwork in Powell, Ohio

Updated 35 months ago

NCCCO - 4 Replies

I read this site once an while and I get a kick out of the nccco conversations. I have been a crane operator for 24 yrs. perhaps all you operators...

Ritesh kumar in Satellite Provider

Updated 35 months ago

New OSHA ruling for crane signal people and riggers - 2 Replies

Where is everyone getting their training for the new OSHA ruling that was issued in August for signal people and riggers?

Solomon Benson Ntuenibok in Lagos, Nigeria

What is crane operator in sea?

I want to join crane union ,and how can i join it?

OperatorNetwork in Dublin, Ohio

Updated 38 months ago

NCCCO written test - 3 Replies

Do you know if NCCCO gives out old test material as a study guide? I know they give out 50 sample questions but is there something a little more...

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