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Other denominations

Tower-crane mechanic; Tower-crane installer.


The portable tower crane consists of a machine in discontinuous operation used for handling loads suspended from a hook or from any other hoisting system, which in turn hangs from a boom or from a car that moves the crane around. The boom can be moved in different directions so that the crane can pick up or leave any load within a certain cylindrical volume. The tower crane, created to be used in construction works and for other uses, is designed to withstand frequent assembly and dismantling, as well as movement between different locations. The functions of the tower crane installer consist of the assembly, repair, maintenance and dismantling of the structural, mechanical and electrical components of this machine in places related to construction work sites, answerable to the competent technician of the authorised company that is responsible for these operations.


  • Organise and plan the process and mechanics of the works.
  • Organise the spaces related to work, manoeuvring, storage, loading and access to the work area.
  • Control possible interferences with other works.
  • Interpret the plans and sketches for the assembly of the tower crane.
  • Check the assembly elements.
  • Check the regulatory position, heights and distances in relation to the neighbouring buildings.
  • Check the dimensions and protections of the electrical connections.
  • Arrange and level out the base of the tower crane.
  • Set up the structural elements.
  • Install the route, raising, distribution, orientation and movement limiters.
  • Conduct commissioning tests, checking the state of the limiters.
  • Verify and fill in the commissioning sheets and log book.
  • Deliver the tower crane documentation to the operator.
  • Carry out the periodic verification, cleaning and maintenance operations for the tower crane.
  • Handle the elements, tools, machines, auxiliary resources as well as the group and individual protections necessary for carrying out the works.

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