Aegion Corporation

Crane Operator

Location US-MT-Billings
Job ID


Brinderson is looking for experienced crane operators for a full-time position in Billings, Montana.


Brinderson Constructors Inc., a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, is a full service engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and turnaround company serving the western United States. Concentrating primarily on energy projects in the private sector, Brinderson serves a broad range of industries, including upstream oil and gas production, gas processing, oil refining, terminals and pipelines, chemicals, renewable energy, and industrial manufacturing. For more details, visit


Job Duties

% of Time

Essential Functions


Responsible for the safe operation of MT/CC cranes with lifting capacities less than two-hundred (200) tons at locations where maneuverability is restricted and accuracy is critical. 


Must be able to make precise load placements where exact movements are necessary to position the load accurately and safely.




% of Time

Non-Essential Functions


Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

-Operate crane under general supervision.
-Manipulate or depress cane controls to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
-Repair crane as needed.
-Inspect crane for safety issues on a daily basis.
-Determine if any parts are malfunctioning.
-Complete job tickets, service quality summaries, and all other necessary paperwork.
-Lift, position and place machinery, equipment or other large objects at construction sites and industrial facilities.
-Drive trucks to worksites and unload trucks.
-Place blocks and outriggers to prevent capsizing when lifting heavy loads.
-Move levers and pedals to rotate crane on chassis to raise and lower crane boom and to raise and lower load-line.
-Bolt boom sections together to extend or modify boom for pile driving or high lifting.
-Work with in precise limits and standards of accuracy.
-Operate crane according to signals from helper.
-Start and stop crane engine.
-Follow directions carefully.

- At least (3) years of experience


Education and Certification

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED
NCCCO certification



Physical Requirements

Lifting Requirements

Medium work – Lifting and/or moving to 40 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Other Physical Requirements:

  • Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)
  • Ability to move distances within & between warehouses/offices/field locations
  • Climb (stairs/ladders) or balance (Ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)Ability to mount & dismount forklift and/or truck
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, squat or crawl(Position self (to), Move)
  • Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)
  • See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess, Color perception – red, green, amber)
  • Pushing or Pulling
  • Reaching
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Ability to Drive (local/distance over road)


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