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Red Seal Crane Operator

Company: Vancouver Shipyards
Company - Location: Vancouver Shipyards - North Vancouver, BC
Employment Duration: Union Hourly
MoveUP Classification: N/A


Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards is currently seeking a Red Seal Certification, B.C. Level “A” or Equivalent crane operator to work with our Services Department.  This position will include the operating of mobile cranes up to 80 ton as well as our 300 Ton Goliath gantry crane “Big Blue”


Your success will be defined by your ability to:

  • Perform pre-operational inspections including hazard assessments, calculating crane capabilities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting.
  • Operate mobile crane to lift, move, position, flip, turn or place equipment and materials with single or multiple hook applications.
  • Safely and effectively follow rigger's signals.
  • Work with our Maintenance department to ensure routine maintenance of crane equipment.
  • Represents the company, help to resolve any customer concerns in a professional manner.
  • Following all site rules and adhering to at all times.
  • Attend toolbox meetings in a constructive and contributive manner.

All candidates must show proof of:

  • Journeyman Red Seal Certification, B.C. Level “A” or Equivalent


On offer to you:

Seaspan is a progressive employer with a collaborative culture that supports health, safety, and diversity. Dispatch for this position will be managed through the Marine & Shipbuilders Union - Local 506 and union membership will be required upon hire. Together we can provide you with a rewarding and challenging long-term career building state-of-the-art ships, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.  By applying to this advertisement you consent to Seaspan potentially sharing your details with Local 506. 

If you are interested in future opportunities, please apply online today.

Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

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