Crane Operator

Material Moving Machine Operators (Crane and Tower Operators) specialize in operating heavy machinery, usually in construction or materials transport. If you enjoy being hands on, working with a team, and building and moving things, this career could be a great fit for you!

What You'll Do

As a Crane Operator, you’ll:

  • Move machinery
  • Inspect and maintain moving equipment, making minor repairs
  • Move construction materials and goods into warehouses or container ships


  • Operating Tools and Equipment
  • Problem Solving
  • Research and Exploration


Want to be a Crane Operator?

Explore the education and training opportunities currently available through Louisiana’s 13 community and technical college campuses across the state.

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High School Diploma

No High School Diploma

High School + Post Secondary Credential

Louisiana Calling

9331 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70810

1-844-LA-CALLS (1-844-522-2557)