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Northrop Grumman CRANE OPERATOR in Sunnyvale, California

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Operate a variety of overhead cab and radio controlled cranes where the work requires a diverse knowledge of rigging, precision movements and special care to protect critical machined surfaces and edges. Select and attach rigging to safely lift, lower, turn and position tooling, equipment and large materials and components according to established practices.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Overhead cab and radio controlled cranes, electromagnets, weigh scales, slings, cables, chains, eye bolts, turnbuckles, clamps, hooks, shackles, plate shoes, spreaders, ladders, wrenches, hammer, marlin spike, grease gun, rollers, blocks, padding, safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, etc.

MATERIAL :

Rough, semi-finished and finished machined parts, castings, fabrications, forgings, rotors, spindles, gears, fixtures, machines and equipment, etc.

DIRECTION OF OTHERS:

Direct the machinists, assemblers and others assisting in properly attaching the rigging and positioning of material.

WORKING PROCEDURE:

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE USUAL MAJOR JOB DUTIES BUT THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF OTHER DUTIES BY THE INCUMBENT, NOR THE QUESTION BEING RAISED ON THE PROPER RATE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.

  1. Receive work assignments from supervision and specific requests from shop personnel.

  2. Read and follow safety regulations, hand signals and work rules such as Northrop Grumman Safety Rules for the Safe Transportation Loads by Cranes, "Safe Work Load Table" and "Safe Loads for Cables and Slings."

  3. Determine weight of load and select from a diverse variety, the proper rigging to protect and precisely lift, lower, transport, place, turn and position various loads, assuring safety of the load, personnel and equipment. Work normally requires precision movements and special care because of the size, weight and configuration of the component and the need to protect critical machined surfaces (oil and steam tight) and edges.

  4. Operate crane by observing and reading hand signals of others, as applicable, and by directing and ding sane operations to properly lift, lower, transport, turn, locate and position various apparatus and equipment assuring the safety of the load, personnel and equipment.

  5. Maintain tools, equipment and work area in a clean, orderly and safe condition. Maintain preventive maintenance records and report all unsafe conditions to supervision. Check rigging and handling equipment for defects before use and according to schedule.

  6. Maintain in effect certifications for slinging and operating cranes by taking and passing periodic written and operational tests.

  7. Perform work of equal or lower level as required

This is a Union Represented position

MANUMS

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Crane certification with a minimum of 2 years' experience operating a Crane proficiently (Advanced certification is preferred)

  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs and have no physical limitations due to the nature of the position

  • Ability to work any shift

  • Be able to perform equal or lesser work

Preferred Qualifications:

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Non-CJCS

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