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Position Summary: Key team member in the safe execution of all lifts.
As Lift Director, work in concert with the Crane Operator, Signalperson(s) and Rigger(s) onsite to ensure that all lifts are safely placed. This requires the Lift Director to be onsite whenever a lift is being placed.
Oversee Rigger(s) and listen to any concerns they might have for general purpose lifts and any signaling that is going to take place.
Work as part of the team that writes the lift plan, which includes identification of weight, center of gravity, lift technique, rigging method, signaling technique, crane load capacity chart, power line issues, vehicle and pedestrian traffic patterns, and obstructions around site that may affect the crane's ability to pick and set the load safely.
Work with Crane Operator to ensure the crane is configured with the right counterweight, boom length, blocking, and other considerations to ensure execution of a proper lift sequence.
Works with Project Superintendent and area supervisors to review safety considerations related to any lines that might be running in the job, such as utility or gas. Works with Project Superintendent and area supervisors to ensure critical areas impacted by lift can be safely barricaded off during lift.
Act as a key player in maintaining safety for all lifts. Walk job with others to plan for success of the lift. Perform dry runs as needed. Possess the confidence to stop work if a safety issue arises.
As Material Hoist Operator, operate or tend hoists or winches to lift and pull material loads using power-operated cable equipment.
Move levers, pedals, and throttles to stop, start, and regulate speeds of hoist or winch drums in response to hand, bell, buzzer, telephone, loud-speaker, or whistle signals, or by observing dial indicators or cable marks.
Start engines of hoists or winches and use levers and pedals to wind or unwind cable on drums.
Observe equipment gauges and indicators and hand signals of other workers to verify load positions or depths.
Operate compressed air, diesel, electric, gasoline, or steam-driven hoists or winches to control movement of power-operated cable equipment.
Move or reposition hoists, winches, loads and materials, manually or using equipment and machines such as trucks, cars, and hand trucks.
As a key member of the lift team, the ability to work overtime, including Saturday shifts, may be required.
Know and comply with the Company's safety rules/policies and WISHA regulations
Assume other responsibilities as assigned
Equal Opportunity Employer
Osborne is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or any employee because of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected category.
Osborne maintains a drug and alcohol-free work place. Drug tests are performed by Osborne for the following: pre-employment, post-accident, randomly, and for cause.
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