AB, BC, MB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK
LOCATIONS DESIGNATED RED SEAL
Median wage in Canada
TOWER CRANE OPERATOR uses tower cranes to lift, move, position and place materials and equipment. They calculate the crane’s lifting capacities and determine load weight, participate in setting up and dismantling the crane, and position and stabilize the crane before the lift. They also perform regular inspections and do minor repairs and maintenance on the equipment. Performing tasks:
- Performs safety-related functions and common occupational skills.
- Performs crane inspection and maintenance.
- Crane set-up, hoisting calculations and lift planning.
- Inspects, Maintains and Manages rigging equipment.
- Performs crane operations.
ABOUT RED SEAL TRADES
The Red Seal Program, formally known as the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program, is a program that sets common standards to assess the skills of tradespeople across Canada. The industry is heavily involved in developing the national standard for each trade. It is a partnership between the federal government, provinces, and territories responsible for apprenticeship training and trade certification in their jurisdictions.