NJ Crane Expert

Become an NCCER Certified Crane Operator

January & February Classes Available!

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Lift your business up by complying with new OSHA crane certification rules!

After years of debate the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) passed a new crane certification requirement that likely impacts you as either an industry professional or business owner. The new 1926.1427 standard went into effect in December of 2018, requiring all operators of cranes to become certified if their machinery has a capacity greater than 2,000 pounds. Of course, I am paraphrasing. For more information read more now…

Next Class:
January 18, 19 & 20!
February 8, 9 & 10!


Two Day Weekend Prep Course &
NCCER Nationally Accredited Crane Operator Exam

Gillette, NJ

In partnership with Cranes 101, I am proud to offer a Nationally Accredited Crane Operator Certification class.  This course is recognized by OSHA. The course and certification will include:

  • All course materials and reference books required for testing

  • Day 1 and Day 2 are dedicated to education

  • Day 3 will be written/computer exams and practical exam

  • Breakfast & lunch included

  • TCIA CEU’s

  • ISA CEU’s

  • 16 New Jersey Licensed Tree Expert CEU Credits

  • Optional endorsements for Boom Truck Fixed Controls and Articulating Boom Fixed Controls

  • Optional TCIA Crane Operator Specialist Qualification

Do you need to be certified? Read more here!


According to OSHA, any person engaged in a construction activity who is operating a crane covered by the new cranes and derricks rule, except for sideboom cranes, derricks, and equipment with a rated/lifting capacity of 2,000 pounds or less, should be certified or qualified.

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Limited number of seats available!
For more information please email hans@njcraneexpert.com.

Hans Tielmann

Hans Tielmann is a licensed tree expert for Pine Valley Tree Service, a family run business that has been in operation for over forty years.  You may have found Hans on Instagram @thebadhans, or you may have heard him speak on “Social Media for the Modern Arborist”. Hans is now teaching NCCER Nationally Accredited Crane Operator Certification courses.