Crane Operator (Jefferson, Louisiana)

Crane Operator (Jefferson, Louisiana)

Massman Construction Co.

The crane operator is responsible for safe crane operation as it relates to marine construction activities.



Work will initially be located in Massman’s New Orleans yard (located at 4720 River Road, Jefferson, LA 70121) before transitioning to the Algiers Lock Project site.

Essential Job Functions

  • Works as assigned by supervisor to ensure the successful completion of on-going or new marine construction projects.
  • Manipulate crane controls to regulate speed, direction of crane and hoist movement using foot pedals, levers, dials, and switches.
  • Coordinate and perform lifts within crane and safety standards.
  • Coordinate with ground personnel and interpret hand and verbal signals.
  • Ensures loads are properly rigged and safe for lifting or moving.
  • Requisition parts and supplies as needed to maintain crane.
  • Responsible for daily maintenance and inspection of crane and documentation of the same.
  • Follows company and work site safety policies/procedures and commits to an “Incident and Injury Free” work environment.
  • Operate cranes for other projects operating out of the yard.



  • 5+ years of marine construction experience
  • Must have hydraulic or friction crane experience
  • Ability to operate lattice boom crawler cranes, friction and hydraulic
  • 3+ years of experience H-Piles, Steel Pipe Piles and Flat Sheet Piles
  • 3+ years of experience working with vibratory pile hammers, diesel impact hammers, and Hydraulic hammers
  • Ability to operate forklifts
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Unconditional use of Company supplied PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)


Physical Requirements

  • Must be willing to take a post-offer physical.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, kneel, crawl, stoop and/or sit.
  • Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, harsh weather conditions, confined spaces, and high noise levels.
  • Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders that have capacity limits of 300 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted.



  • Ability to obtain a TWIC - Transportation Worker Identification Credential
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Certified NCCCO


About Massman Construction

Since 1908, Massman Construction Co. has been developing and improving transportation and commerce along U.S. waterways. For five generations of the Massman family, we have been an integral part of both private and public infrastructure investment and the growth of our country.

With over 1,700 completed projects, Massman teams have constructed many of our nation’s most impressive bridges; complex lock, dam, and flood control structures; and efficient ship barge loading facilities. In the process, we have conceived of and implemented solutions for unique challenges in and along our nation’s coastlines and inland waterways.

Our vision is to be the employer and contractor of choice for construction services and solutions in the heavy civil, marine, and transportation markets by providing meaningful work that results in exceeding customer expectations and providing unsurpassed value.

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