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Driver II (Crane Operator)

Updated: Jan 30 2013
Desired Expertise: Crane Operator, Heavy Machinery Operator
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Odessa, TX, US
Reference Code: 223115125
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well- drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention- and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry.

Under general supervision, operate traveling or stationary crane to lift, move and position loads.


  • Maintain all crane equipment.
  • Follow all safety procedures during all crane operations.
  • Manipulate or depress cane controls to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
  • Inspect all cranes annually for defective parts and/or malfunctions.
  • Perform safety inspection of crane daily prior to use.
  • May troubleshoot and repair the crane with assistance from the mechanic or EWS technician.
  • Complete job tickets, service quality summaries, and all other necessary paperwork neatly and accurately.
  • Available on 24 Hour call to respond to customer needs.
  • Make sure truck is loaded properly.
  • Check weight of shipment before leaving.
  • Bind load properly
  • Maintain vehicle at all times.
  • Ensure truck has proper and current inspections.
  • Comply with all D.O.T. laws at all times.
  • Perform occasional Hot-Shot runs or local pick-up and delivery.
  • Maintain driver qualification records and driving records.
  • Assist shop technicians when not driving.


  • 0-1 year experience driving trucks
  • Must have general knowledge of rules and regulations governing truck drivers
  • Maintain a CDL Class B (Class A preferred) drivers license.


  • Written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be a certified crane inspector
  • Knowledge and experience level to perform all Rigger III job duties
  • Basic knowledge of mechanics and electronics
  • Multi-tasking skills to accomplish various duties
  • Maintains crane operator certification (Large and Small Crane)
  • Maintains crane inspector certification

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.



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