December 28, 2023
 | Students

What Skills Does a Tower Crane Operator Need?

Tower crane operators control the tall tower cranes that are used to lift materials and equipment in the construction of skyscrapers and other large structures. 

Strong understanding of physics, environmental conditions, weight distribution and the controls and functions of the crane are important for this career. 

What are some of the skills and interests a tower crane operator should have to set them up for success? 

To learn more about careers as a tower crane operator, check out our tower crane operator career page.