CRANE OPERATOR

 

Crane Operator Certification

Crane Operator certifications offered:

Telescoping Boom Cranes

  • Under 21 Tons
    (Fixed or Rotating Cab)
  • 21 to 75 Tons
    (Fixed or Rotating Cab)
  • Over 75 Tons
    (Rotating Cab)

Lattice Boom Cranes

  • Crawler & Carrier Mounted

Multi-Purpose Cranes

  • Articulating Boom Cranes
  • Digger Derrick Cranes
  • Service/Mechanic Truck Cranes

A special designation can be issued for a specific make, model or configuration of crane. Contact CIC for details.

Operator certifications are for a period of 5 years starting on the date that the first written or the practical exam is passed.

See an Overview of the Certification Process .

Certification Descriptions
  • Telescoping Boom, Under 21 Tons:
    This operator certification covers telescoping boom mobile cranes, wheel or crawler mounted, with a fixed or rotating control station (i.e. boom trucks, industrial cranes, rough terrain, etc.).

  • Telescoping Boom, 21-75 Tons:
    This operator certification covers telescoping boom mobile cranes, wheel or crawler mounted, with a fixed or rotating control station. Common types that are covered by this type and capacity level are rough terrain, all terrain, carrier mounted and boom trucks.

  • Telescoping Boom, Over 75 Tons:
    This operator certification covers telescoping boom mobile cranes, wheel or crawler mounted, with a rotating control station. Common types that are covered by this type and capacity level are rough terrain, all terrain and carrier mounted cranes.

  • Lattice Boom, Crawler & Carrier Mounted:
    This operator certification covers lattice boom mobile cranes that are crawler or carrier mounted. To receive a friction crane designation, the practical operating exam must be performed on a lattice boom crane which uses clutches and foot brakes to hoist and lower loads.

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