Mervis Recycling, Danville, IL
Posted 1 year ago
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Crane Operator – Cannon



Using a mobile crane, the employee in this position will load and unload trucks as well as handling material for processing. The employee will need to have the agility to climb on and off the crane as well as move freely about the yard. This position reports directly to the yard foreman or manager and will work closely with the heavy equipment operators in feeding their processing equipment.


  • Operate the machine’s controls in order to perform the designated task within the machine’s capabilities
  • Recognize the machine’s limitations in order to work safely in a large variety of job situations
  • Recognize operational control problems and report them to the supervisor so they can be adjusted or repaired
  • Assist the mechanics in the repair and routine maintenance of the machines


  • An extensive knowledge of safety requirements of working around heavy equipment
  • The ability and willingness to learn new skills
  • The ability to coordinate eye, hand, and foot movements
  • Previous Heavy equipment experience especially Excavators (backhoes)

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