Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

  • Hoist Operator (Light Equipment Operator)

    Location US-NC-Charlotte
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  • Responsibilities

    Brasfield & Gorrie is currently accepting applications for a Hoist Operator (Light Equipment Operator). Below are the main responsibilities for this position.  


    (This description may not include all duties required of this position)




    • Operate hoists and winches to lift and pull loads
    • Use power-operated cable equipment on winches
    • Move levers and throttles
    • Start and stop speeds of hoist or winch drums in response to a variety of signals, including hand, bell, buzzer, telephone, loud-speaker, or whistle signals
    • Use levers and pedals to wind or unwind cable on drums
    • Monitor equipment gauges and indicators to verify load position
    • Reposition hoists and winches
    • Load and unload materials using equipment and machines
    • Select loads according to weight and size
    • Operate compressed air, diesel, electric, gasoline, or steam-driven hoists or winches to control movement of cableways, cages, derricks, draglines, loaders, railcars, or skips
    • Attach or disconnect cables to loads
    • Move levers to lock hoists and winches
    • Lubricate winch drums so cables can wind on
    • Repair, maintain, and adjust equipment, using hand tools
    • Climb ladders to position and setup vehicle-mounted derricks


    Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

    • 6 months of commercial construction experience preferred
    • Mechanical understanding required
    • Must be able to work at elevated heights
    • 10 hour OSHA course completion preferred 




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