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How to Make a Career as a Signalperson

17 Jul 2018 5:23 PM | Craneology Inc (Administrator)

“Overall employment of material moving machine operators (such as crane operator) is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026…” Bureau of Labor Statistics


Becoming a Signal Person is a great way to make a living. If you already know or have done a job involving crane or rigging operating, you should definitely consider becoming certified.

Signal Person can make around $24/hr. With a solid living wage and steady employment growth, it makes sense to explore the training involved to become a Signalperson.

What are the Eligibility Requirements for Signalperson?

According to the NCCCO, requirements for CCO Signalperson certification are minimal:

What to expect on the job as a Signal Person?

A signal person is the “eyes and ears” on the ground for the crane operator. To perform the job, you will need to memorize a set of hand signals and other forms of communicating (often with a walkie) to the operator.

Signal Person Training and Certifications

Proper training will allow for larger pay or salary on the job. Search for an accredited Crane Operator Training Program that is in accordance with OSHA and NCCCO standards. Be sure to get Proper Certifications.  To get a license, complete a skills test, to prepare for a Signalperson Test, search for a Signalperson Certification Program that is either local or can travel to you (or your current employer’s site).

What to expect on the test?
The NCCCO written test is a 5 part test. You must know your hand signals, voice communication, basic knowledge of crane operations, site awareness, and safety standards and regulations.

To prepare for the test or learn more, choose a training program that endorses the national certification program offered by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and will prepare you for the CCO tests.

In Conclusion

Learning and re-learning these skills will make you a successful crane operator. If you want to learn more about what it takes to operate a crane, call Craneology Inc at (951) 943-9977 or visit www.CraneologyInc.com  - a Crane, Rigging, and Forklift Operator training and certification company based in Perris, Riverside, California (but able to visit Any site NATIONWIDE).

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Craneology, Inc. fully endorses the national certification program offered by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and will prepare candidates for the CCO tests.

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