Currently, your state does not mandate a Crane Operator License. Please beware that soon you will need a Crane Operator Certificate to operate a crane if Alaska decides not to commence licensing. A growing number of jobs are now requiring Crane Operator Certification.
Alaska cites three companies that risked pipeline explosion at construction site
IThe Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Division has cited Universal Energy, Price Gregory International Inc. and Quanta Power Generation Inc. for multiple safety violations on a construction project in Anchorage, Alaska.
An inspection at the Municipal Light and Power plant found that a pressure relief valve had been removed from a steam piping system and that system was put into operation without other safeguards in place. Two days later, the pressure reached dangerous levels, causing violent shaking of the piping system and leading to the evacuation of employees.
What is the average salary for a Crane Operator in Alaska?
The average salary of a Crane Operator is $67,980. Salaries start from $49,650 and go up to $90,280. Please note that the average salary for a Crane Operator may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.
*It is essential that you check with your local government and confirm that the information listed above is still good today. This information should only be used as a tool to help you figure out what type of license you need to operate certain types of equipment.