Lattice Friction Boom Crane Operator

BC, Canada
Posted On Nov 1 2020 Dec 1 2020

JJM Construction is involved in all aspects of construction such as heavy civil, structural, marine construction and environmental and navigational dredging.  JJM is committed to providing every project with a highly skilled work force, a highly respected management team, highly developed quality control and safety programs and a commitment to growth, stability, quality and performance to get the job done right.


A Crane Operator is responsible for operating cranes to lift, move or place equipment and materials at construction sites in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life. They must inspect cranes and calculate crane capacities. Crane Operators must also assist the equipment division in assembly of cranes on site and must assist mechanical staff in the maintenance of the cranes while performing other site duties as assigned. Cranes operated at JJM include, but are not limited to, hydraulic rough terrain, friction crawler and pedestal cranes ranging from 60 ton – 175 ton.



The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of the essential functions, while providing the highest quality construction services and products safely, effectively and efficiently to ensure JJM Construction’s principle of “Building to Last” endures for future generations.


Must be registered with the BC Association for Crane Safety (BCACS).

Possess valid crane certification (Level A or B, or Provincial Red Seal equivalent). All crane operators must have the appropriate crane type credential issued by the ITA or Fulford CraneSafe.

Minimum of five (5) years’ friction crane experience.

Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract (per company insurance requirements).

CSTS-09 certificate.

Certifications/ experience with other heavy equipment an asset.

Dredge and pile driving experience an asset.


JJM Construction Ltd. is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace with safety as a primary consideration in all we do.


Health and Safety:


Strictly adhere to the JJM Construction OHS Manual.

Follow JJM Construction safe work practices and safe job procedures.

Follow the BC Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, in particular Parts 14 and 15 which apply directly to crane operators.

Ensure a safe work environment for our people, clients, subcontractors, and the public.

Operational Performance and Best Practices


Operate cranes to lift, move, position or place equipment and materials.

Operate and assemble cranes according to owner and manufacturer specifications.

Perform pre-operational inspection/ preventative maintenance on equipment according to owner and manufacturer specifications.

Report defects or needed repairs immediately to supervisor.

Record all details of inspections, maintenance and other work done on the crane while in the field in the machine’s log book.

Calculate crane capacities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting for every possible configuration of the machine.

Read and understand load charts and operate cranes within the charted capacities of the crane.

Communicate effectively with crew via hand signals and radio communications.

Ensure awareness of all site conditions that could affect crane operation (i.e. overhead power lines, workers, mobile equipment, pedestrians, etc.).

Lead by example.

Wear, and participate in the ongoing training of, the required PPE for the position.

Perform housekeeping tasks and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

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