For 90 years, the professional men and women of Blythe Construction, Inc. have literally paved the way for hundreds of public and private projects that have supported the Southeast's rise to prominence. From large interstate highways to small commercial site development, Blythe Construction employees perform with pride and creativity. We approach every project with a dedication to efficiency, technology and, most of all, safety. Blythe Construction is proud to be a part of this area's history and development, and a partner in the Carolina’s future.


We are looking for a seasoned CCO Operator with experience in both lattice boom and hydraulic cranes in a Bridge Setting. We need at least 3 years of experience in Bridge Work Cranes to start in the Winston-Salem and Concord areas.

  • Work various shifts in a team environment
  • Team activities include responsibility and accountability for the day-to-day function of the team as well as with high level management who are involved running the project
  • Ability to operate various mobile cranes safely with a minimum of supervision while being able to handle multiple tasks
  • Thorough understanding of crane operation characteristics, controls, emergency skills, response to fire, power line contact, tipping, malfunction characteristics and performance questions about the specific crane types
  • Demonstrate basic abilities in reading, writing, arithmetic skills and load chart usage, all in the language of the manufacturer’s instruction manual
  • Load chart test on various crane configurations
  • Proficiency in handling, pre-start inspections, post-start inspections, maneuvering skills, shut down and securing procedures
  • Understanding of ANSI B 30.5, OSHA, federal, state and local requirements; (E.g. crane set up, securing the load, controlling the load and hand signals, etc.)
  • Set up and operate the computer in correct configuration and work within limitations
  • Perform incidental work items and duties included within other crafts


Qualification Requirements

  • General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Certified Crane Operator. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. Five (5) years or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, bridges and pile driving of all types. Experience with the use of many types of pile hammers such as diesel, air and hydraulic.
    • CCO Certification Required
    • Operate large cranes of 250 tons (4000w) Friction and Hydraulic
    • Qualified Rigging Level 1 training is required under 1926 Sub part CC
    • Qualified Signal Person Level 1
  • Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Crane Operator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • The operator must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.
    • The operator will be sitting for an extended period of time to perform key duties.
    • Work is performed at around six (6) to eight (8) feet in the crane. We often do not use a tower crane.
    • Frequently walking to and from the crane could be an uneven surface.
    • Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.
    • Work is often performed at heights up to 60 feet, requiring the employee to climb ladders, scaffolds and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways.      
    • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50-90 pounds personally, and up to 150 pounds with assistance.
    • Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
    • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.
    • Sufficient skill and visual acuity, under varying degrees of light, darkness, and weather conditions, to provide direction and flagging for operators of cranes with rated capacities of up to 300 tons.
    • Capable of safely and productively operating a man-lift.
    • Ability to maintain balance while working on water craft or other surfaces.
    • The Operator must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.
  • Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Crane Operator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project.
    • Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
    • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.

Benefits - Hourly Craft

  • Medical & Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Additional Benefits including wellness coaching, etc..

Benefits - Office Clerical & New Hired Salary

  • Medical & Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • Long Term Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Additional Benefits including wellness coaching, etc..