Crane Operator

Corps of Engineers
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Operates crawler and truckmounted cranes and crane shovels.

Skill Level 1 Installs and removes crane booms, extensions, and hook blocks. Positions crane outriggers assemblies and maneuvers in response to hand signals. Installs, rigs, and removes crane attachments. Performs clamshell, dragline, wrecking ball, pile driving, and hook block operations. Determines safe lifting capacities. Assists in performance of combat engineer missions.

Skill Level 2 Operates cranes with related attachments. Directs operational maintenance on assigned equipment.

Physical Demands Rating: 
very heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
90 total in GS+AS+MK+EI
Other Qualifications: 
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 21F course conducted under auspices of U.S. Army Engineer School) mandatory, or meet the civilian acquired skills criteria listed in AR 601-210.
  • Be able to visually discriminate between red and green.
  • Must possess a valid state motor vehicle operator license.
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