NCCCO Crane Operator

NCCCO Crane Operator
The crane operator is responsible for maintaining and operating their assigned crane barge in conjunction with dredging operations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Safely operate lattice boom friction crane in marine conditions
  • Clearly signal directions or warnings to coworkers
  • Load and unload pipeline, anchors, dredge pump and cutter head parts, cables, and miscellaneous equipment
  • Perform daily equipment inspections and maintain accurate records
  • Clean, maintain, and lubricate equipment
  • Perform related duties as required
  • Follow company safety policies to ensure a safe work environment

Supervisory Responsibilities



  • 2+ years of relevant experience as a crane operator.
  • Exhibit thorough understanding of rigging/lifting operations.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language
  • Ability to work rotational 12‐hour watch
  • Ability to work 14 days on, 7 days off, revised as necessary

Certifications or Licenses

  • NCCCO preferred, or similar.
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Driver’s License

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, harsh weather conditions, confined spaces, and high noise levels
  • Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders that
    have capacity limits of 300 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted

Additional Duties

Additional duties, activities, functions and responsibilities of the position may be required as necessary.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mike Hooks, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation.

Benefits at Hooks


Competitive Salary

We work hard to ensure that employees are compensated at or above industry standards.
Give us a call to discuss current rates.


Medical, Health & Dental

Medical insurance available after 60 days of employment. After 1 year, the employee's medical is covered by the company.

Health & Dental available after 90 days of employment.


401(k) + Matching

After 1 year of service, all employees are eligible to participate in our 401(k) program with matching based on years of service.

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