CRANE OPERATOR / TRUCK DRIVER
Caldwell, ID Commercial Roofing Division
Description

A Crane Operator and Truck Driver are responsible to operate a company crane and dump truck on various job sites, landfills, and on company property

Job Type

  • Full time

Compensation

  • $25+ depending on experience and certifications

Benefits

  • Employee Health Insurance 100% paid by company
  • Spouse/family Health Insurance 25% of premium paid by company
  • Dental Insurance after 60 days
  • Vison Insurance after 60 days 
  • 401K/Profit sharing
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Recertification of OSHA 10 hour course, Manlift, Forklift, and First Aid by company if needed
  • Paid time off, amount negotiable depending on tenure and experience
  • Paid training 

Job Duties: CRANE OPERATOR

  • Operates boom cranes with standard boom lengths and angles for loads well within the lifting capacity of the cranes
  • Loads and unloads crates, lumber, machinery, roofing materials or equipment at worksites or outdoor storage areas.
  • Observes load hookup and determines safety of load.
  • Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
  • Cleans and maintains crane and hoisting mechanism
  • Inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions. 
  • Allowances must be made by the operator for changes in the lifting capacity of the cranes caused by variations in the angle  the boom, length of the boom position, of the revolving frame, or slope of the terrain.
  • Operates crane wearing a hard hat at all times 
  • Complies with OSHA standards, safety guidelines, and DOT
  • Maintain clean and organized vehicles. 
  • Shall be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of any piece of equipment in the field of his/her responsibility.

Job Duties: TRUCK DRIVER

  • Maintain at least a Class B CDL.
  • Inspects truck for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects, malfunctions or regular maintenance items
  • Maintain clean and organized vehicles.
  • Shall be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of any piece of equipment in the field of his/her responsibility.
Requirements


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver’s License with no restriction (Class B CDL)
  • Ability to pass pre-hire physical and pre-hire drug screening
  • Fluent in English
  • Good manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination required
  • Ability to reach, lift and maneuver objects of various weights, shapes and sized
  • Mental alertness is required to ensure accurate completion of work activities
  • Follow company policies and procedures and applicable State and Federal laws
  • Ability to stand, walk, climb stairs, climb ladders, bend, stoop, twist, turn, and reach frequently. 
  • Must be comfortable working in job environment more than 6 feet off the ground.
  • Carry out duties in varying outdoor climate conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Must complete all DOT required reporting and maintain records.
  • Shall be familiar with emergency duties
  • NCCCO certification (if not will train)

Skills

  • Ability and willingness to work with roofing crews and sheet metal shop when operating isn’t needed
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish beneficial
  • Be professional, respectful, and maintain composure with customers and co-workers 
  • Ability to listen, follow instructions, and learn new tasks
  • Task-oriented and dependable
  • Self-motivation and ability to prioritize
  • Team oriented with ability to excel in a team environment

Upson History

Upson Company is a locally owned and operated commercial roofing contractor, located in the Boise Valley since 1975 with a track record of financial stability and consistent year round work. Upson Company develops our workforce from within and offers apprentice training from laborer to lead man positions. We have been able to retain key employees whose tenure with the company for some is over 20 years. Throughout our history, the company has been able to thrive through both economic booms and economic down turns. For these reasons, we are looking for several qualified candidates to fill the role of Crane Operator / Truck Driver.