Tower Crane Operator Serving Tampa, Starke, St. Augustine, Spring Hill, White Springs & Elsewhere throughout Florida

Tower Crane OperatorThe skills, knowledge and expertise of a tower crane operator are always of the utmost importance on any construction project, because it is every operator’s responsibility to ensure the safety of everyone on and near the job site. Sims Crane & Equipment is a heavy equipment company that was founded 60 years ago and continues to be the company that construction firms and other organizations trust to man tower crane rentals with only skilled and experienced operators. Sims Crane & Equipment is proudly renowned as the leader in Florida’s crane and rigging industry and recognized for innovative safety practices, education and technology.

Crane certification and participation in our renowned Safety Management Program are always required of our operators at Sims Crane & Equipment. NCCCO tower crane operator certification typically includes the following:

  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older
  • Medical verification of vision, hearing, strength and other physical requirements
  • Compliance with ASME B30 substance abuse testing rules
  • Passing score on a written exam
  • Successfully pass a practical exams on a hammerhead, Luffer or self-erecting tower crane
  • Adherence to the NCCCO Code of Ethics

Participation in our Safety Management Program and personal accountability for safety are also required of all Sims Crane & Equipment team members at all 13 of our locations. Program requirements that are specific to crane operators include equipment selection and inspection, lift planning, ongoing safety training and performance monitoring.

Our family-owned-and-operated business is actively involved in safety related issues with regulatory organizations and committees such as the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators and the Specialized Carriers and Riggers Association. The safety training materials and educational videos we produce for our Sims Crane YouTube Channel are often used by construction firms in Tampa, Starke, St. Augustine, Spring Hill, White Springs and other cities elsewhere throughout Florida for in-house tower crane operator training. Contact a rental equipment specialist at Sims Crane & Equipment today for more information on our Potain top-slewing tower crane rentals and/or to request quotes.

Additional Information