Crane Op: The view from the top

Crane Op: The view from the top. There are cranes all over town. What's it like to be the guy in the skybox?

SEATTLE - Pat Lammers' office has the best view in town. And it changes every day!

Pat is a crane operator. Has been for more than a decade. He spends his days in a box 300 feet above it all in what he calls a giant fishing pole.

He is one of Turner Construction's crane ops, a specialized skill that pays 36 bucks an hour.


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