hoist operator

hoist operator

[′hoist ‚äp·ə‚rād·ər]
(engineering)
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Overbeck, a Hurricane Florence volunteer and HART hoist operator, recently decided to reenlist in no small part due to the HART mission.
In this case there is one worker on the ground as the hoist operator who loads and hoists roof tiles to the top.
ABB said the Hoist Performance Monitoring Service uses continual data collection and analysis to transform raw data into actionable information, pinpointing issues so that the hoist operator can ensure optimal performance of equipment and systems.
The hoist operator quickly said over ICS that the swimmer had fallen.
"The hoist operator could not pay out cable fast enough to prevent pulling the ship pilot off the deck and then aft.
He was the hoist operator and regarded as the unofficial foreman of the team, of which he had been a member for 15 years.
At the start of each shift, a crane or hoist operator should inspect the equipment to help ensure it is in proper working order.
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.
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.
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.