Crane Operator

Northwest Corp.
March 6, 2024
1001 E 52nd St N, Sioux Falls, SD
Job Type


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Welcome to Northwest Corp., a company dedicated to prioritizing its people and fostering a culture centered around safety, education, and continuous growth opportunities. At Northwest Corp., we believe in breaking down barriers – no experience? No problem. We offer comprehensive training and certifications for all positions, ensuring every team member has the tools to succeed.

With an impressive track record spanning over 30 years, Northwest Corp. stands as a leader in managing a wide array of commercial and residential construction projects. Our commitment to our employees is unwavering, and we take pride in cultivating a positive and inclusive workplace environment. When you join the Northwest Corp. Family, you're not just an employee; you are a valued member integral to our success.

Say goodbye to seasonal layoffs and hello to industry-leading pay, full benefits, paid time off, overtime pay plus double time and a half, annual bonuses, and a plethora of additional perks. At Northwest Corp., we recognize and reward your dedication. Elevate your career with us and experience the difference of being part of a team where you truly matter.

Crane Operator Job Description: 

Elevate your career with Northwest Corp., a premier crane and rigging company boasting over 30 years of excellence in both commercial and residential projects. Specializing in mobilization and demobilization of boom trucks, truck cranes and all terrain cranes ranging from 55T to 300T capacities. We execute an impressive 2,000 projects annually, placing paramount importance on safety and continuous education. The ideal candidate will operate equipment in strict adherence to NCCCO guidelines, manufacturer's standards, and our company's safety protocols. Collaboration with rigging crews and a commitment to upholding project timelines while ensuring top-notch workmanship are essential for success in this role. 

Lack experience? No worries! We provide comprehensive training and certifications, ensuring you have the tools to thrive in your role. Safety is our utmost priority, reflected in our essential training programs covering OSHA, NCCCO, All Terrain Forklift, and Aerial Man Basket Training and Certifications. 

At Northwest Corp., we invest in our team's success. Enjoy industry-leading compensation, 100% coverage for medical and dental insurance, a 401K with a generous company match, and ample opportunities for professional growth. Plus, our commitment to excellence is recognized with performance bonuses. Join us at Northwest Corp., where your skills are valued and your career is set for success.

Job Shift and Schedule: Full time Monday - Friday 

Preferred Job Qualifications: 

  • Valid & Current Drivers License 
  • Crane Operating experience and certification preferred
  • Ability to work well in a team or independent setting 
  • Ability to interpret project specifications
  • Attention to detail and precision in work 
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe work environment
  • Ability to travel Intrastate
  • OSHA 10, DOT Medical Card, and Class A CDL Certified 
  • Ability to work out of town 1 week per month
  • Valid and current NCCCO Certification (TLL endorsed) 


Job Responsibilities: 

  1. Mobilization & Demobilization Of Boom Trucks, Truck Cranes, & All Terrain Cranes Ranging From 55T – 300T 
  2. Operate cranes in a safe and efficient manner, following all NCCCO guidelines, manufacturer’s guidelines, and company safety protocols. 
  3. Perform daily inspections of the crane and associated equipment to ensure proper functionality and report any issues to the maintenance team. 
  4. Lift, move, and position heavy materials and equipment on job sites as directed by the project manager or supervisor. 
  5. Communicate effectively with ground personnel using hand signals, two-way radios, or other communication devices. 
  6. Collaborate with the rigging crew to ensure proper attachment and securement of loads. 
  7. Adhere to project timelines and deadlines while maintaining a high standard of workmanship. 


Benefits + Compensation: 

  • Industry Leading Pay 
  • $50 Per Day Per Diem (2 Way Travel, Hotel/Lodging Paid For By Company) 
  • Full Employee Health, Dental and Vision Insurance 
  • Accident + Supplemental Insurance
  • 401K W/ 3% Match 
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement 
  • Double Time and Over Time Pay Available
  • No Layoffs 
  • Paid Training 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Yearly Bonuses + Raises