In this episode of the Build Hatch Podcast, we had the opportunity to hear from Dylan Hunt, a tower crane operator from Reds Global.
In this episode we talk about:
Dylan attended high school in Neilson Bay and started in the construction industry at age 17.
Dylan has followed in his father’s footsteps and became a tower crane operator.
Dylan’s career started out as a labourer rigging cranes prior to use.
We learn the terminology; ‘dogging’, ‘operating’, and ‘rigging’.
The planning that is involved in setting up a tower crane, including the extensive pre-planning required prior to erecting the tower.
The logistics of moving and managing massive loads.
Dylan is currently working on a Liebherr crane through Reds Global
The experience of sitting in a crane up to 95m in the air and what this means for smoko.
Environmental factors, wind and rain, impact the use of a crane.
A typical day in the life of a Tower Crane Operator.
The most interesting item Dylan has lifted during his time.
Dylan’s favourite part of his role.
Dylan’s advice for aspiring tower crane operators.
Sit back and enjoy this interesting interview with Dylan Hunt.
Credits: Podcast Produced by Pretty Podcasts
Build Hatch Podcast Soundtrack Title: “Ride It Like You Mean It”. Artist Name: Kristian Leo. Written By: Evert Zeevalkink. Published by Soundstripe Productions.