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Overhead Crane Operator

Guelph, ON

Where innovation, technology and integrity come together.


Our purpose at Kiwi Newton Group is to excel in delivering; economical, high quality, low carbon, low energy and low maintenance building systems and structures in the ICI building industry. We strive to make and improve better products and develop our people to work together with various skills. We believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. We continue to expand and have an exciting opportunity for an Overhead Crane Operator.


Best Rates for the Best Skills!

What we Offer

  • Good negotiable rates of pay depending on your skill level

  • Opportunities for advancement and skills enhancement

  • Work in a thriving company with the newest computerized technology in concrete and steel building manufacturing

  • Construction of factory built, non-combustible, low carbon, low energy use, high performance, comfortable, long lasting, resilient, and affordable buildings

  • Career advancement with opportunities learning from a well-trained team of professionals


Responsibilities

  • Operate overhead crane under general supervision

  • Manipulate or depress crane controls to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions

  • Clean and maintain crane and hoisting mechanism

  • Inspect crane for defective parts and notify supervisor of defects or malfunctions

  • Work within precise limits and standards of accuracy

  • Operate crane according to signals from helper

  • Follow directions carefully


Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • 2+ years of experience operating overhead cranes with heavy loads

  • Certification in Overhead Crane operation

  • Physically fit and capable of lifting 50+ lbs

  • Experience working in the construction industry (considered an asset)

  • Basic hand and power tool experience (asset)

  • Experience reading drawings (specifically precast drawings)

  • Certifications in Forklift considered an asset

  • Strong work ethic

  • Punctual

  • Able to work overtime and occasional Saturdays

  • Able to provide their own transportation


Kiwi Newton Group encourages people to enjoy work and working with others, to be creative and effective in teams, to be reliable for other team members and to develop efficient work habits to serve customers well and deliver best value excellent buildings and structures.


Kiwi Newton Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants who consider themselves qualified.


Qualified candidates should email their resume or fax to: 519-822-6159.


Please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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