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Description (tasks and duties) Micro Groups
Crane Driver (Bridge- or Gantry Crane, Jib-Crane, Tower-Crane or Mobile Crane).
May perform any (but not all) of the occupational activities described in 9-7320 to 9-7330
Bridge- or Gantry-Crane Operator
Operates power-driven crane in which lifting gear can be moved along an overhead bridge which moves on rails.
Stationary Jib-Crane Operator
Operates a stationary crane equipped with a mobile jib (boom).
Operates a crane consisting of a turning metal tower which moves on rails, equipped at the top with a mobile jib (boom) or a fixed jib along which a car supporting the hoisting equipment moves.
Operates a crane mounted on wheels or crawler tracks which can be moved under its own power in any direction. Operators of excavating, pile-driving and similar machines are classified in unit group 9-74.
Hoist Operator (Construction)
Operates power-driven hoisting equipment, usually consisting of mobile cage or platform, to raise and lower materials and workers employed on construction work.
Hoist Operator (Mine)
Operates power-driven equipment to raise and lower mine cages carrying workers and full or empty cars (skips).
Gives signals for movement of cage used to raise and lower men, cars and supplies between various levels and surface of mine and loads and unloads cage.
Operates a hauling or lifting device consisting essentially of a cable and winding drum rotated by hand or power unit.
Operates controls to open bridge for the passage of water traffic and close bridge for use by road vehicles.
Other Crane and Hoist Operators
This group includes crane and hoist operators not elsewhere classified, for example those operating cranes mounted on railcars or floating platforms.
List higher HISCO category