General Electric Crane Operator in Richmond, Virginia

About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Crane Operator will conduct routine and out of the ordinary crane lifts within the service center for all product lines and departments, in an efficient manner, maintaining a high standard of safety.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Crane Operator, you will:

  • Operator 72 and 275 ton gantry cranes

  • Assist in the development of lift plans, lift fixtures and visual work instructions detailing all lifting and flipping operations

  • Initiate all lift plans for routine and unusual lifting and flipping operations

  • Perform duties with awareness to avoid dangerous situations, such as, overloading, excessive swing, sudden drops / lifts, obstruction of crane movement, etc

  • Maintain a high standard of good housekeeping at workplace

  • Carry out daily inspection of cranes and pre-use inspection of rigging equipment; noting any maintenance required and ensuring it is carried out

  • Maintain operating logs on cranes and equipment

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 3 years experience crane experience

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts, weekends and overtime

  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment

Please Note: GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

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Desired Characteristics:

  • Good Time Management skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to take initiative, meet deadlines, and work in a team environment

Locations: United States; Virginia; Richmond

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.