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Electrical Industry Certifications Association
EICA’s Crane and Digger Derrick certifications program is allowed to all individuals who meets the eligibility requirements below;
Operators shall be required to successfully meet the qualifications for the specific type
of crane that they are operating.
1. Operator requirements shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
a. Evidence of successfully passing a physical examination or having a
current Commercial Drivers License as defined in paragraph 2.a, 2.b, or
b. Satisfactory completion of a written examination covering operational
characteristics, controls, and emergency control skills, such as response
to fire, power line contact, loss of stability, or control malfunction, as well
as characteristic and performance questions appropriate to the crane type
for which qualification is being sought.
c. Demonstrated ability to read, write, comprehend, and use arithmetic and a
load rating chart, in the language of the crane manufacturer’s operation
and maintenance instruction materials.
d. Satisfactory completion of a combination written and verbal test on load
rating chart usage that covers a selection of the configurations (the crane
may be equipped to handle) for the crane type for which qualification is
e. Satisfactory completion of an operation test demonstrating proficiency in
performing lifting, lowering, booming, telescoping, and swinging functions
at various radii as well as shutdown. Testing shall also include proficiency
in prestart and post-start inspection, securing procedures, and traveling by
appropriate written, oral, or practical methods.
f. Demonstrated understanding of the applicable sections of the B30.5
Standard and federal, state, and local requirements.
2. Candidates shall provide proof of a current DOT Medical card or Commercial
Drivers License in one of the three following manners:
a. Provide a current Medical Card issued by a Physician that is registered in
the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners maintained by the
U.S. DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; or
b. Secure from his/her employer a copy of a current Motor Vehicle Report
(MVR) that affirms the candidate has a CDL that includes a Certified Non-
Excepted Interstate Medical Card. EICA will provide the consent form with
the application; or
c. Provide a current Commercial Drivers License
3. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.