hoist operator

hoist operator

[′hoist ‚äp·ə‚rād·ər]
(engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In this case there is one worker on the ground as the hoist operator who loads and hoists roof tiles to the top.
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.