• Crane Operator

    Job Locations US-MT-Billings
  • Overview

    Benefits Include:

    • 100% Company paid health insurance for employee and family
    • Vacation Plan
    • Pension

    Working at COP:

    • Work for an excellent company with a rich 70+ year history! 
    • COP is the right fit for you!
    • Have a work-life balance working for COP!
    • Work for COP, build America & the communities where we live & work!
    • We have fun together at work and outside of work by attending company sponsored events such as baseball, basketball, hockey games and more.
    • COP provides excellent growth opportunities to our people, we promote from within.
    • COP has excellent benefits including; best in class pay, 100% company paid health insurance for employee and family, vacation plan, pension, bonuses and much more!
    • We believe our Core Values are the key to the success of our culture, and we live by them.
    • Be part of a growing and successful team. Come join the COP family!


    About the Company:

    • COP Construction LLC ("COP"), established in 1947, is a general contractor working predominantly in Montana, Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.
    • COP specializes in the following types of work: bridges, dams, concrete structures, water, sanitary sewer and storm drain utilities, water and sanitary sewer treatment plants, containment ponds, subdivisions, general site work, and recreational facilities.
    • COP is driven by our commitment to safety, excellence and integrity.
    • We employ approximately 200 full-time personnel with a diverse range of expertise. Many of our people have been with the company for decades.
    • COP has offices in Billings, MT, Salt Lake City, UT, and Sheridan, WY, with field offices at project sites.


    About the Position:


    COP is currently seeking an experienced crane operator. Must have direct proven knowledge of lattice boom crane operations to include pile driving. Must have valid NCCCO certification for lattice boom crawler and hydraulic swing cab up to 110 ton. Operator must be willing to operate other types of heavy equipment in-between crane operations.  The heavy operator is expected to be an active, fully engaged, vocal and self-committed supporter of COP’s safety practices at all times.


    • Safe and knowledgeable experience of lifting and hoisting material
    • Maintain daily logs of equipment usage and maintenance
    • Ability to read, interpret, understand and follow crane lift plans and load charts
    • Perform daily inspections and routine maintenance of equipment
    • Follow and adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures at all times


    • 5 + years experience in the operation of a crawler mounted lattice boom friction and hydraulic crane up to 110 ton
    • Must work in all weather conditions
    • Pile Driving Experience
    • Current NCCCO crane certification

    Successful candidate must meet all conditions of COP's Drug and Alcohol testing requirements as a condition of employment.  Drug/alcohol screening is administered post-offer and pre-employment.

    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), both the analysis of work and the position description must focus on essential functions and what are actually required and not the ways they are currently or customarily performed. “The term essential function means the fundamental job duties of the employment position the individual with a disability holds or desires.”  (Reference 29 CFR §1630.2(n)(1).)  The physical demands for this position is as follows: stretching, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; reaching, handling, smelling, talking, hearing; seeing; or other demands.


    COP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. COP complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


    COP participates in E-Verify, click here to learn more


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