Beitzel Corporation

Crane Rigger - Field Services

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Job ID
Oil and Gas
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time


Beitzel Corporation is an Industrial Construction and Service Company with over 40 years of experience in the Energy, Mining, Industrial Construction and Aggregate Industries. Corporate Headquarters is located in Grantsville, MD with several offices throughout the region. Beitzel Corporation offers a positive work environment, competitive wages, additional travel pay, excellent health insurance including: medical, dental and vision, life insurance, 401(k) with a company match, short term disability, paid holidays and vacation.



Beitzel Corporation is now accepting applications for an experienced Crane Rigger.  The Crane Rigger will be required to mobilize and assist in operating cranes safely and efficiently throughout a wide range of industries to include, but not limited to:  Industrial Construction, Oil and Gas, Coal, Aggregate, Commercial, Concrete, Power Plants, Communications, etc.  The Crane Rigger must possess expertise and skill in precisely moving and placing large objects using Link Belt, National and Grove Cranes, be performance-driven, and possess a proven history of customer service.   


Beitzel Corporation provides crane services 24/7 and Crane Riggers must be flexible and willing to work out-of-town with overnight stay on a regular basis.  Candidates must be willing to do call-out and stand-by work, along with extended hours, weekends, and holidays.      


Areas of operations include, but are not limited to:  Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey.


  • Maintain strong customer focus and communicate effectively with customers and potential customers
  • Act as safety observer on equipment lifts
  • Insepect all rigging equipment
  • Plan or assist in the planning of lifts
  • Attach loads using slings, chains, shackles, hooks, cables, and other rigging equipment
  • Tie rope around load for use of guiding during lifting and positioning
  • Signal Equipment Operator during lifts for directional or placement instructions
  • Guides load during lift and positioning
  • Assist in connecting or stabilizing of load prior to detaching load from equipment
  • Detach loads and remove rigging equipment
  • Place and remove outrigger pads from cranes and other heavy equipment
  • Observe and make certain loads are safely attached and that weight loads and lifting capacities are within proper limits
  • Maintain clean, safe and well-maintained cranes
  • Perform lubrication and necessary field repairs  
  • Assist in escort and transport of equipment including counterweight equipment
  • Participates in rig up/rig downs
  • Operate within precise limits and standards of accuracy and safety
  • Maintain quality and safety standards without exception
  • Perform construction-related work as required


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 3-5’ years of experience in Mobile Crane Operations
  • Must possess a Valid CDL Class A Driver's License
  • Must have accredited certification
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy, and possess a calm and positive demeanor regardless of circumstances
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, flexible hours, night and rotating shifts as necessary
  • Must be willing to travel and work out of town on a regular basis
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) and to represent Beitzel Corporation in a professional, competent and courteous manner
  • Ability to coordinate with cross-functional teams to accomplish common goals
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to effectively adapt to ever-changing and ever-emerging customer needs
  • Must know and understand hand-signals and be proficient at rigging loads in a safe manner
  • Must be able to safely escort and transport wide loads from one location to another
  • Must be able to accurately and effectively complete job tickets; service quality summaries and all other necessary paperwork
  • Must possess and maintain a strong customer focus without exception
  • Possess construction-related skills such as carpentry, concrete, welding, electrical, etc.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years crane rigging experience
  • Heavy Equipment Operation experience
  • Crane experience in the energy industry including mining, power plants and/or oil and gas well sites
  • Multiple, complementary heavy construction skills or certifications; welding, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, NCCER certifications – Rigging, fork lift etc.
  • Safety training including SafeLand, OSHA 10 and MSHA surface training


Working Conditions:


  • Must be safety and customer focused without exception
  • Must be able to effectively adapt to ever-changing and ever-emerging customer needs
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in adverse and extreme weather conditions
  • Must adhere and follow all health, safety and environmental standards


Additional Eligibility Qualifications


  1. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment.
  2. This position requires the completion of a thorough background check including employment and education verification, SSN eVerify, employment references, and pre-employment drug screening. In accordance with our Organization’s Drug and Alcohol policy employees are required to participate in random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing.


AAP/EEO Statement 
Beitzel Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide opportunities without regard to any protected classes under applicable law.


ADA Statement

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Other Duties
This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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