Crane Operator


Laramie, WY, US Atlanta, GA, US, 30339 Dickinson, ND, US, 58601

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.

By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 100+ years.

Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places everyday, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

The Crane Operator will safely and efficiently operate cranes and other hoisting/construction equipment as directed by Blue Hat Crane or jobsite leadership. This position will be responsible for proper daily maintenance and inspections of equipment in their control, professional customer interaction and maintaining accurate records. In addition, the Crane Operator will work with other Blue Hat Crane employees to ensure that the proper working order of all rental equipment, follow the JE Dunn Hoisting Policy Manual and work within the manufacturers’ suggested operational guidelines. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making:  Follows directions and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path:  Various

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Operates equipment as directed in a safe and efficient manner, always in conjunction with the JE Dunn Hoisting Policy and manufacturers suggested operational guidelines.
  • Conducts daily equipment inspections and documents findings as directed per the company process.
  • Communicates any equipment deficiencies in a timely manner.
  • Tests and inspects all equipment prior to usage to ensure quality, safety and equipment readiness.
  • Maintains a clean, organized, and secure workspace, per company guidelines.
  • Accurately documents completed maintenance, repairs and inspections on hoisting equipment per company processes.
  • Communicates timely to internal and external business partners by answering phone calls, responding to emails for maintenance related questions.
  • Assists in conducting field repairs on hoisting equipment on sites as needed.
  • Operates/drives in a safe and professional manner in line with company’s safety policy and following all Federal DOT and Safety regulations.
  • Capable of operating multiple types of hoisting equipment (i.e. Tower Cranes, Crawler Cranes, Rough Terrain Cranes, All Terrain Cranes, Rotating Telehandlers, etc.).
  • Experienced in mobilizing and demobilizing Mobile Cranes.
  • Provides Trains, advises and leads other operators and oilers on the same jobsite or within their geographical proximity.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to follow-up on inquiries in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to identify common construction materials and equipment
  • Capable of operating designated hoisting equipment
  • Ability to read crane load charts – Advanced.
  • Proficiency in diagnostic equipment and troubleshooting activities.
  • Proficiency with critical lift plan procedures and execution.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service through positive interaction with customers
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, both internally and externally


  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent (Required)
  • Formal training related to specified hoisting equipment (Preferred)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered


  • 3+ years mobile crane operating experience (Preferred)

Working Environment

  • Must be able to lift at least to 50 pounds
  • May require periods of overnight travel
  • May be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Frequent activity: Standing, Walking, Climbing, Bending, Kneeling, Carrying, Swinging, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling, Balancing
  • Occasional activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen

Benefits Information

The benefits package aligned to this position is Skilled Trade Non Union. Please click the link below for more details.

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JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to

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Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

About JE Dunn

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