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Crane Operator

Crane Operators operate a variety of machines to lift and move materials, equipment or products, safely and efficiently.

Average salary*

£20000

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£35000


The role

  • Controlling equipment with levers, wheels or foot pedals
  • Moving material according to a plan or schedule
  • Setting up and repairing equipment
  • Making minor repairs to machinery
  • Conducting  daily maintenance checks and reporting any issues to supervisor
  • Keeping records of material movement
  • Overhead crane operator ensuring that travel routes are clear, avoid lifting over other people, will often sling the loads themselves
  • In a full-time position, Crane Operators usually work between 35 and 40 hours per week
  • Working hours can vary and you may have to do some overtime in order to meet project deadlines


Salary

  • Trainee and newly trained Crane Operators can earn in the region of £17,000 to £20,000
  • Trained with experience Crane Operators can earn in the region of £20,000 to £35,000
  • More experienced Crane Operators may earn in excess of £35,000

Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility.

* Salaries have been collected from multiple industry sources and have been updated as of 2019


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Progression Opportunities

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