A crane operator operates any type of crane (cable, boom or hydraulic) on a construction, demolition or excavation site, outside of New York City.
An applicant must file an application for certification with the New York State Department of Labor in order to become a certified crane operator.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Minimum of 3 years practical experience in the operation and maintenance of a crane.
Fees: (as of August 1, 2012)
$150 New (non-refundable)
Both written and practical.
Every 3 years.
Certificates Issued and Active
As of March 1, 2012, there were 3,016 active certificates outstanding for this occupation.
New York State Department of Labor
Division of Safety and Health
Licensing and Certification Unit
State Office Campus, Building 12, Room 161
Albany, New York 12240-0001
Phone: (518) 485-7815
Fax: (518) 485-8530
Standard Occupational Classification
53-7021 - Crane and Tower Operators
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 9/11/12.
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