UNIT GROUP 7122 CRANE, HOIST AND LIFT OPERATORS
CRANE, HOIST AND LIFT OPERATORS operate stationary or mobile cranes, hoists, lifts or winches to lift, move and place materials, equipment or people in areas such as building sites, factories, mines, sawmills, wharves and shipyards.
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.
- operating controls to rotate crane, move crane on fixed rails, raise and lower boom and raise and lower hook
- communicating with rigger to position hook and to raise, move and place loads
- operating controls to raise or lower hoist or lift containing materials, equipment or people
- monitoring operation of hoist, winch or lift and instruments to detect malfunctions and problems