Motheo Operations, Ghanzi, BOTSWANA

This position is responsible for safely operating mobile cranes to transfer heavy objects from one location to another.

Key Performance Areas

  • Operates specialised machinery – cranes and truck.
  • Calculates load capacity, determining weight of items to be moved in relation to the maximum capacity of crane based on manufacturers specifications.
  • Inspects clearances, overhead lines, and other possible obstructions to ensure there are no accidents or damage to employees, buildings, loads, or equipment.
  • Inspects and assesses ground conditions to ensure that the crane can be set up safely.
  • Inspects cranes for defects and wear prior to operation; performs necessary repairs or maintenance.
  • Transfer loads to different sites and discharge safely
  • Bind loads to cranes
  • Inspect equipment and machinery, keep and update maintenance and activity log
  • Carry out basic repairs to machines
  • Set up machinery based on complex manuals
  • Coordinate with ground operators and interpret hand and verbal signals
  • Follow safety guidelines and protocols
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Technical Competencies

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Working experience handling different types of cranes
  • Excellent depth perception and reaction time.
  • Visual acuity to follow hand signals, maintain logs, and inspect and maintain machinery.
  • May work in a variety of weather including extreme heat and cold

Behaviours/Personal Attributes

  • Ability to lift heavy loads, work in heights and stand for long hours
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to understand instructions, applicable safety regulations, and to maintain records.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problem
  • Excellent depth perception and reaction time.

Qualification & Experience

  • Certification of Crane Operators preferred.
  • Valid Heavy-duty truck license
  • At least 5years experience
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