Bill Hicks, Trainer/Inspector
With over 20 years in the crane and rigging industry Bill brings a widely varied skill set and depth of experience to our company. He has managed projects with annual gross revenues over $5 million. Bill was a safety professional teaching classes and providing on-site safety services for one of the largest and most respected crane and rigging companies in the Southwest. As a field hand he has worked for many years as a crane operator, crane oiler, rigger, and heavy haul truck driver.
Prior to that, Bill was employed as an over the road truck driver for several years. He has been training people in almost every job he has held. He trained people as a firearms instructor for the Arizona Dept. of Corrections, trained people to develop their own independent businesses, and trained people to make pizza for Domino’s, Little Caesar’s, and a Mom & Pop pizza shop.
Bill is an OSHA Outreach Instructor, OSHA authorized forklift operator & inspector, OSHA authorized aerial lift operator & inspector, and previously was an NCCCO examiner. He is currently an NCCCO certified operator of Fixed Cab, Swing Cab, Lattice Boom, Articulated Boom, Service Truck, and Boom Truck Cranes.