United Infrastructure Group continues to be a leader in the transportation construction industry in the southeast with a 90+ year history of delivering successful projects by hiring exceptional employees to work in a professional family environment. UIG is committed to developing the best workforce possible by constantly recruiting, training, and promoting construction industry professionals throughout our organization.


Our comprehensive benefits package is custom-designed to achieve that goal through access to the following benefits:

  • Highly Competitive Salaries
  • Generous Performance Bonuses
  • Robust Subsistence Allowances
  • Comprehensive Health Plans with Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Strong 401k Savings and Profit Sharing Plan with 100% Matching Contributions
  • Significant Paid Time Off
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Training, Education, Certification, and Qualification Assistance
  • Benefits may vary based on position and length of employment.


Primary function of a Crane Operator:  

Operate a crane.  Relocate crane or materials on construction projects. Operate crane to set customer’s items per senior crane operator’s instructions.  CCO Certification for Telescopic Boom Cranes – Fixed Cab (TSS) and Swing Cab (TLL), and Lattice Boom Crane (LBC) required.  May use cranes in all applications.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Safety minded and adhere to all safety policies, in addition to passing a test in reference to safe operation in a trench.
  • Knowledge of and ability to select cables, winches, blocks, wire ropes, pulleys, chains and grappling devices according to weight and size of load to be lifted.
  • Inspect and adjust crane mechanisms or lifting accessories to prevent malfunction or damage.
  • Inspect cables or grappling devices for wear and install or replace cables, as needed.
  • Load or unload bundles from trucks or move containers.
  • Attach load with grappling devices, such as loops, wires, ropes, and chains, to crane hook.   
  • Install attachments such as jib, lattice extensions, auxiliary heads, and pile hammers.
  • Clean and inspect machinery or equipment to detect problems.
  • Receive directions to engage in hoisting and moving loads to insure safety of workers and material handled, using hand signals, loud speakers, two-way radios, or telephone.
  • Read and interpret lifting capacity charts, daily work or delivery schedules to determine orders, sequence of deliveries, or special loading instructions.
  • Direct workers engaged in hoisting of machinery and equipment into or on to trucks, railroad cars or other moving devices.
  • Must maintain a log book.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Must hold a valid TSS, TLL, and LBC CCO Certification.
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a crane operator, preferred.
  • Maintain DOT physical.
  • Maintain working knowledge of load charts, hand signals, and state, and federal DOT laws.
  • Must be able to work independently, prioritize daily work assignments, and communicate with all team members.
  • Be able to coordinate the movements of hand and feet according to visual signals and directions.
  • Have a complete knowledge of crane and rigging signals.
  • Know the emergency response procedures for mobile crane operations.
  • Must follow policies and procedures and support UIG's Mission.

REQUIREMENTS:  ALL Applicants must be:

  • 18 years of Age
  • Able to pass a Drug Test
  • Legally eligible to work in the US
  • Additional Requirements for Craftworkers:
    • Must have own transportation to and from jobsite every work day (driver's license not required).
    • Must provide own hand tools (excluding power tools).
    • May be expected to travel where the project requires (multi-state opportunities).


To comply with Federal Law, United Infrastructure Group participates in E-Verify.  All newly hired employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify their identity and employment eligibility.  On your first day of employment, you will bring original documentation to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 803-581-6000
Email: jeff.hanson@uig.net

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