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Apprenticeship Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator (Mobile Crane)

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca
Crane and hoisting equipment operators service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials and other large objects.Mobile crane operatorsservice and operate booms that are mounted on crawlers or wheeled frames as well as traveling, fixed or climbing type hoisting equipment with a vertical mast or tower and a jib. Operators manipulate a number of pedals and levers to rotate the crane, and raise and lower its boom and one or more loadlines. Some or all of these operations may be performed simultaneously. Certification is required when operating mobile cranes with a lifting capacity of fifteen tons (13.6 tonnes) and over. Mobile crane operators also may drive the crane to the job site, rig the machine up (pin the boom and pendant cables and pull the hoist cable in preparation for operation), and set up the machine for the lift (i.e., make it level and stable) using blocking and leveling materials.
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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Journeyman
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Apprenticeship

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Updated May 16, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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