Crane Operator

Chesapeake, VA

Known for our quality of work and quality of life, we make it a priority to provide for our employees, clients, and community. Information and qualifications regarding this job are listed below.

about us.

Founded in 1982, MEB is a full-service construction firm with corporate headquarters in Chesapeake, VA and a regional office in Richmond, VA. With nearly 300 employees and over $250 million in annual revenue, MEB has the resources and strength to provide the highest level of service for a wide variety of complex construction projects throughout both the Mid-Atlantic and the country. We are proud of the culture we’ve built, and as MEB experience’s growth year over year, we continue to put an emphasis on our people, our clients, and safety.

MEB's areas of expertise.

  • Water // Wastewater
  • Fueling Systems // Storage
  • Environmental //Resilience
  • Hospitality // Entertainment
  • Manufacturing // Industrial
  • Corporate // Government

MEB's benefits.

  • 401(k) & Matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development

job brief.

Our team is looking for a NCCCO Certified Crane Operator to operate a new Grove 100T rough-terrain hydraulic crane in support of our various construction projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. To succeed, you must ensure that you are living by MEB’s core values on the project every day and that quality, health, and safety standards on site are your top priority.

If you are a hardworking, safety conscious tradesman that is committed to performing quality work and doing your part to ensure the successful completion of our projects then we’d like to meet you!

core areas of responsibility.

  • Manipulate crane controls to regulate speed, direction of crane and hoist movement using foot pedals, levers, dials, and switches
  • Analyze load charts to confirm loads are within safe operating ranges for the crane and rigging
  • Ensures loads are properly rigged and safe for lifting or moving
  • Inspect crane for safety issues daily
  • Grease, oil and perform minor repairs as needed
  • Complete crane service log and all necessary paperwork
  • Perform other duties assigned by management
  • Follows all company and work site safety policies/procedures and commits to an “Incident and Injury Free” work environment

skills you possess.

  • 1-3 years of relevant operator experience.
  • Ability to perform hook work required and experience driving piles and sheeting is preferred.
  • Able to perform manual labor in all types of environments and conditions, including heavy lifting (in excess of 50 lbs.)
  • The ability to comprehend and follow specific instructions.
  • Interpersonal competencies that include a drive for results, the need for closure, effective oral communication skills, organization, planning, trust, respect, being dependable and cooperation.
  • Good housekeeping standards and ability to observe safety procedures and report any potentially unsafe conditions to management.


  • NCCCO Certification
  • Must Pass DOT Physical
  • 18 years of Age
  • Able to Pass a Drug Test
  • Legally Eligible to Work in the US
  • If assigned to a government project, US citizenship and clear background check may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen required. E-Verify. DMV. EOE/Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans