Tower crane operators control the tall tower cranes that are used to lift materials and equipment in the construction of skyscrapers and other large structures.
Climbings & Heights
Computers & Technology
Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program
Strong understanding of physics, environmental conditions, weight distribution and the controls and functions of the crane are important for this career.
*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.