Crane/Side Boom Operator
Technical Workforce Inc.
Hardisty, AB

TWI acts as a sub-contractor, supplying a skilled workforce to the industrial, infrastructure, and civil construction sectors in Alberta and Saskatchewan. We supply construction craft workers, including apprentices, journey-persons, foremen, and superintendents in all compulsory and non-compulsory trades.

Our construction crews and site supervisors work with several top tier construction companies in Western Canada. We have a strong passion for quality throughout our workforce. Our workers are highly trained, and we maintain a high level of competency by fostering continued education.

We are currently recruiting for a Crane/ Side Boom Operator to work on a project in Hardisty, AB.

If you are a JM Mobile Crane Operator who can operator RT Mobile Cranes and you can meet the following requirements – apply now!

Position Summary:

Possesses the ability to service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials and other large objects along with side boom exp.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Apprentices assigned to crew.
  • Inspect and/or supervise hydraulic mobile performance.
  • Operate the hydraulic mobile unit when working around high voltage equipment.
  • Calculate main boom capacities
  • Calculate jib capacities
  • Calculate lift capacities
  • Determine hydraulic mobile configuration
  • Determine what wire ropes are to be used in hoisting
  • Able to perform reeving and lacing.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Read load charts
  • Describe the construction, types and functions of wire rope for rigging and equipment accessories
  • Demonstrate proper procedures for reeving and lacing load blocks

PPE Minimum Requirements:

  • Safety Toed Boots - w/six inch (CSA Class 1 footwear)
  • Hearing protection (where required)
  • Workers must be clean shaven
  • **No hoods permitted on site**

Safety Training Minimum Requirements

  • H2S Alive
  • WHMIS (meets GHS requirements)
  • Standard First Aid/CPR
  • CSTS
  • OSSA Confined Space Entry/ Confined Space Monitor


  • Minimum 3 years INDUSTRIAL experience
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Successful candidates will be required to complete:

  • Pre-access Drug and Alcohol test

TWI offers:

  • Competitive wages (as per CLAC collective agreement)
  • Group insurance benefits, pension & RRSP program (as per CLAC collective agreement)
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Safe working environment

If you want to work with a dynamic team and build your future, APPLY NOW!

Job Type: Contract


  • Crane Operator/Side Boom: 3 years (Required)