Crane Operator

Van Nuys, CA, US



  1.      Primary Function

In this role, you will operate the crane to move building materials.  If you have a valid CDL license, this position may also include driving trucks delivering building materials (such as bundles of roof shingles or drywall) to our customers.


  1.     Key Responsibilities
  • Operate crane to lift, move and position materials
  • Determine safety of loads
  • Clean and maintain crane
  • Perform other duties as required


If candidate has valid CDL (A or B), additional responsibilities include:

  • Pre-inspection of truck
  • Load truck with materials
  • Verify load for accuracy
  • Unloading truck at site – this involves heavy lifting
  • Keeping log book up to date at all times
  • Inspecting site to ensure safe environment to unload
  • Confirming support person on ground level to assure safe unloading (if necessary)
  • Proper use of helper to accommodate safe unloading on rooftop (if necessary)
  • Communicating regularly with dispatcher to ensure timely product delivery at job site
  • Communicate potential on-site hazards to branch management
  • Setting up job perimeters



  1.   Professional Skills
  • C.O.C. certificate is required
  • Prefer Class A or B Driver License in good standing
  • Must be able to lift 75+ lbs repeatedly throughout the day


  1.   Experience
  • Must have previous experience operating a crane
  • Experience transporting building materials is preferred




Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles