2015 lift & move usa: direct from the crane cab
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Direct From the Crane Cab
Bob KaletaImperial Crane Services, Inc.
PICTURE THIS. . .
NOW, IMAGINE THIS . . .
Different Job Sites
Great Benefits & Wages
PERSONAL CAREER PATH Imperial Crane
Had a career interest at 12 years old.
Career Path:– Started working for Imperial at 19 years old in 1988
– Crane Oiler for 4 years
– Crane Operator for 24 years
THEN . . .20 TON
& NOW . . .
BP DRUM LIFTWHITING, INDIANA
Largest lift in Imperial Crane history
– Drum Weight: 409K LBS
– Crane Capacity: 412K LBS
Poor weather conditions
Weeks of planning
This Whiting Refinery Modernization Project was the 7th largest refinery; built inside the 4th largest refinery in the U.S.
BIGGEST CHALLENGES as a Crane Operator
No test lifts
Hurdles the shop wasn’t aware of
NFL DRAFT TOWN
Imperial Crane assisted in building the set of the NFL Draft Town
Dimensions of each megastructure column:
− 88’ Tall & 120’ Wide
− 124K LBS
Crane Operator Responsibilities:− Crane Placement and Safety
7500 W. Imperial Dr. Bridgeview, IL 60455www.imperialcrane.com