Signal Person

Crane safety depends on clear communication with a Signal Person who competently uses knowledge and skills learned from the Signal Person course to assist with the safe operation of cranes and booms. Get ready to experience the highest standard of quality training and assessment with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum.  Classes give trainees the knowledge and hands-on experiences to be successful and learn safe practices to help reduce workplace injuries while meeting State and Federal safety requirements. Trainees receive individualized training and graduates are offered job placement assistance.

Trainees receive Core: Introductory Craft Skills and Signal Person instruction. Graduates have essential knowledge and skills to prepare for the NCCER assessment and performance verification test(s) for Signal Person.

Fast Track courses are available for experienced craftsmen and live-streaming is available during lectures and discussions. All testing is completed at the Canton, OH training facility.

Course topics include:

  • Crane operation safety and OSHA and ASME standards
  • Mobile-Crane operation considerations related to power lines, weather conditions, and responding to various incidents
  • Fundamental understanding of crane types and crane movement
  • Basic principles of lifting and leverage
  • Crane operation verbal and nonverbal communication process and communication barriers and OSHA compliance
  • Basic jobsite safety and material handling
  • Basic safety and maintenance on construction tools and hardware
  • Basic construction drawing interpretation and use of drawing dimensions
  • Basic rigging operations and safe work habits
  • Effective communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

Bilfinger Skilled Trades Academy

Bilfinger Skilled Trades Academy

2909 Aaron Street
Deer Park, TX 77536

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