Crane Operator

Location: 

Seguin, TX, US, 78155

Xerxes Corporation, a division of Shawcor Ltd., (Shawcor) is the largest manufacturer of underground fiberglass storage tanks in the world. With nearly 40 years of direct industry expertise, we are recognized as both a leading innovator and a trusted brand. We are always looking to add great people to the Shawcor family, people whose skills and goals match our Mission and Values. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment where integrity and passion drives operational excellence, Shawcor is for you!

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting a Certified Crane Operator based in our busy manufacturing facility located in Seguin, TX.

 

DUTIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Organizing loads for shipment including, tanks and accessories
  • Calculating crane capacity and performing rigging calculations for mobile crane
  • Determining load weights through sources
  • Safely loading and unloading components for transportation
  • Transporting tank(s) for storage using company vehicle and transport cart
  • Performing pre-operational checks and regular inspections, including slings, shackles, and lifting chains, coordinating the disposal and replacement of defective equipment as required
  • Checking and ensuring accuracy of all shipping documentation: bills of lading, packing lists, address labels, handling instructions, shipping checklists, etc. prior shipment of any product
  • Executing the shipping schedule, planning, and coordinating with internal customer service daily priorities
  • Performing minor crane maintenance (Preventive Maintenance)
  • Maintaining equipment and tools, ensuring they are in good working condition and organized
  • Ensuring work areas and equipment are clean and free of safety hazards
  • Maintain records such as logbooks, annual certifications, etc.
  • Communicating with customer service, shipping companies, and drivers to coordinate load of shipments
  • Storing tanks in the yard and maintaining the tank tracking system
  • Assisting with month-end inventory counts
  • Performing general duties required to complete work, such as debris removal, facility, and yard clean up, etc.
  • Providing supervision and support to apprentice crane operators as required
  • Actively reporting unsafe conditions and provide management with solutions on how to resolve them
  • Performing additional operational duties as required


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • NCCCO Crane Certification is required
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent; Suitable experience may be considered in lieu of the education requirement
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience and knowledge of forklift and crane operations
  • Experience with a zoom boom, knuckle boom, and scissor lift
  • Good understanding of Occupational Health and Safety legislation regarding crane operations
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Mathematical ability
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent visual and depth perception
  • Team player with the ability to develop positive working relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work at heights and within confined spaces when required
  • Ability to work variable hours including overtime and weekends as needed
  • Ability to meet physical requirements including lifting up to 20-50 lbs., bending, crouching, kneeling, and standing for extended periods of time

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All recruiting activities are managed via our applicant tracking system. Please apply online to be considered for this opportunity.

 

Shawcor is an equal opportunity employer.


Nearest Major Market: San Antonio