U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators
Operate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move materials, machines, or products in many directions. Excludes "Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators" (53-7032).
Illustrative examples: Cherry Picker Operator,
Boom Crane Operator,
Coal Tower Operator
Broad Occupation: 53-7020 Crane and Tower Operators
Minor Group: 53-7000 Material Moving Workers
Major Group: 53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
List of SOC Major Groups
SOC User Guide
Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010