Considering a career as a crane operator? We interviewed several experienced mobile, tower and boom truck operators to find out what their jobs are really like.

We asked them:

  • What attracted you to the business?
  • How did you get started?
  • What do you love?
  • What are you not so crazy about?
  • What is a typical day like running a crane?
  • What advice would you offer to someone considering a career as a crane operator?

Click the links below to find out what they had to say.

mobile crane

A Day in the Life of a
Mobile Crane Operator

boom truck

A Day in the Life of a
Boom Truck Operator

tower crane

A Day in the Life of a
Tower Crane Operator