Radio-Controlled Crane Operator

Radio-Controlled Crane Operator

BWX Technologies Inc. | Barberton, OH, 44203, US
Salary Range:$52,000 – $64,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Are you a U.S. citizent with at least 2 years of radio-control crane experience?

BWXT offers competitive salaries, with excellent benefits.

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT's technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at

Job Responsibilties: Operates conventional and radio controlled overhead cranes making single and unison lifts. Rolls, positions, and transports material, product and equipment using both hooks in unison when required or in conjunction with another crane. Work is performed in various areas where continuous concentration and skillful operation of controls are required to safely, properly and precisely place subject load. Takes the following steps for load transport operations; determines, selects, secures and adjusts suitable type and quantity of lifting and securing devices, i.e., slings, hooks, cables, etc.; insures that load's weight limits and clearances are properly observed; assures that proper and safe balance of load are achieved through uniform tension and even weight distribution; aligns load to facilitate precise positioning or mating; directs or guides load movements for equipment, responsible for managing each crane lift and responsible for the safety of all personnel assisting or in the surrounding area to the load; inspects cables, slings, hooks, etc. as required.

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

Strictly adheres to safety, health, and crane operation standards/polices

Minimum of 2 years' experience in operating overhead Cranes

Experience working in a manufacturing environment and familiar with plant safety regulations.

Ability to follow and adhere to written and verbal instructions

Determine load weights, and check them against lifting capacities to prevent overload.

Experience with rigging and binding equipment and loads

High school diploma/GED is required for all BWXT positions and graduation date will be verified via background check.

Must be a US Citizen and not have dual citizenship.

Must be able to work ANY SHIFT.

Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check prior to hire date.

The hourly rate for this position is $28.53 and complemented by a very generous and complete benefit package.

As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities ("BWXT" or the "Company") complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols. As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.