Mobile Crane Operator

Mobile crane operators drive and control cranes that move around the job site and use a telescoping boom to raise and lower materials and equipment.

Interests & Skills

Being Outside

Computers & Technology


Math & Numbers

What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

Operators use joysticks, levers and pedals to control their equipment and must have a strong understanding of physics.


*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.

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