hoist operator

hoist operator

[′hoist ‚äp·ə‚rād·ər]
(engineering)
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The hoist operator quickly said over ICS that the swimmer had fallen.
He was the hoist operator and regarded as the unofficial foreman of the team, of which he had been a member for 15 years.
Air-conditioning was adapted to the new interior along with a belt mount for securing the hoist operator.
Mining equipment firms, heavy equipment suppliers, hoist operator companies and engineering services interested in joint venture partnerships or distributorships should find opportunities at the event.
On any given hoist operation, four to six people are required: a qualified hoist operator, at least two traffic-control personnel (who can be omitted when roping off the area), one line handler (two if it's a big item), one safety checker, and someone to assist the hoist operator.
The pair worked together at Deganwy marina, where Paul was a boat hoist operator.
At the same time, the hoist operator thought he heard someone tell him to pick up, and he began to lift the load.
The hoist operator dropped the sling and began the tricky business of directing the pilots into proper position.
Three are integral members of the tunneling team - Rijos, yard forewoman Eve Reeves and Lisa Velazquez, a muck hoist operator on the graveyard shift.
The two of us decided this was a good time to switch roles; he would be the hoist operator, and I would be the swimmer.
In the event that the cable would need to be cut, the hoist operator can retrieve the cable end, install a quick-splice cable hook and continue the hoist mission.
Our wet swimmer already was in the door, and, as my pilot maintained position via calls from the hoist operator, the swimmer was lowered into the huge, oil-covered swells.