Job: 45t Crane Operator - Eagle Ford Shale

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Commensurate with Experience

Posted: 09/04/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Bassler Energy Services, an Oilfield Services Company with operations in the Barnett, Eagle Ford, and Austin Chalk areas, has immediate openings for Crane Operator in our Eagle Ford Shale division.

Bassler currently has a 45 Ton National Crane open to the right candidate.

The Crane Operator drives and operates a 45 Ton Swing Seat National Crane to pick, load and unload oil field equipment.  Common picks include Production Tanks, Separators, Vessels, Stairs & Catwalks and other oilfield equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Loads or unloads the customer’s equipment using our crane.
  • Maintain crane and truck by greasing, lubing and with pre-trip/post-trip inspections.
  • The operator is responsible and must have knowledge of all applicable DOT rules and regulations; and all job related Company, Local, State and Federal requirements.
  • Maintain accurate work tickets based on the Company’s requirements.
  • Maintain accurate driving log books, perform and document pre-trip/ post-trip inspections.
  • Alert mechanics, DOT Manager and Supervisor when mechanical defects are noted on the Crane/Truck.
  • Alert Supervisors when hours worked may exceed DOT maximums.
  • Attend all workforce Safety meetings.
  • Adheres to Company policies and work requirements.

Skills / Requirements

  • 2+ Years Experience operating a 40 - 75 Ton crane Preferred
  • Experience picking, loading and unloading heavy oilfield equipment with the crane, onto trailers
  • Experience lifting oversize, odd size and heavy loads
  • Experience completing daily driver logs

Job Requirements:

  • NCCCO Certified  (not CCO)
  • 1-2 years minimum experience running a swing seat 45 ton crane in an oil field environment.  2+ Years Preferred.
  • Guide and Instruct Rigger successfully on all picks
  • All Crane Operators must have a valid Class A CDL driver’s license, in good standing.
  • Pass the DOT drug screen
  • Have a valid medical card
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Heavy Work- Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
  • This position requires standing, walking, and sitting while working either indoors or outdoors.
  • While performing the job, will be required to lift/carry, pull/push, reach, squat, kneel, and or climb ladders or stairs.
  • Working conditions for this position may involve exposure to varying environmental conditions.
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, holidays and nights as required for the position.

Bassler Energy Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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