J. Schneider & Associates, Ltd
Crane Operator

Crane Operator

This course is designed for all persons required to maintain and operate cranes. This course satisfies requirements IAW API RP 2D - 7th Edition and API SPEC 2C.

Participants will receive practical training in participating in a site review and lift load planning. They will wear required PPE, perform pre-use examination of the crane, and perform operation of the crane.

An instructor will supervise and give directions utilizing an on-site speaker system, while participants perform several lifts requiring swing, boom, and hoisting, and follow directions of a signal person. The practical portion will be performed using an on-site pedestal mounted, hydraulic crane with a diesel engine.

Topics Covered

  • Provide familiarity with the types of cranes and follow recommended crane practices to perform safely in a working environment.
  • Understand lift plans when it comes to planning and executing and the overview of a JSA/JSEA.
  • Understand the need for, the components, and the operation of a crane involving: types, terminology, functions, lifting principles, and load rating charts.
  • Become familiar with crane inspection, testing, and maintenance, as well as the construction and use of wire rope and fittings.
  • Become aware of and understand all regulations and safe operating practices.

Course Details

  • Duration 1 Day
  • Start Time 7:30 am
  • End Time 4:00 pm
  • Prereqs Rigger
  • Certificate Yes
  • OSHA Compliant Yes

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