Construction Crane Operator

Run the largest equipment with the best view of the jobsite as a crane operator. Using state-of-the-art heavy machinery, this trade controls and maneuvers the equipment used to construct roads, bridges buildings and structures.

  • help prepare job sites and move all types of products
  • use load calculations to properly hoist and place heavy materials
  • operate heavy equipment using joysticks, levers, pedals, and cool technology
  • specialized training necessary

Earning potential for Minnesota:

$51,000 Annual Average

Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

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