Our mission is to develop competent and capable individuals for employment in the crane and rigging industry.

Meet Your Trainer: Don Jordan

Nationally renowned heavy lift expert out of Houston, Texas (Pearland) and has been involved in the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators, NCCCO, for over 20 years.

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Years of Experience

You’ll be trained by someone who has actually done it.

Our competitors will throw a hard hat and gloves on someone with no real experience and have them repeat the book to you.

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People Trained

Custom courses spanning from basic and advanced rigging, signal person qualifications, lift management, heavy equipment operators, national certification courses & more!

The depth and breadth of knowledge adds so much more value to your training with AICB.

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Accreditations Held

Nationally recognized expertise spanning all areas of the heavy lifting industry.

Including lift director for both mobile cranes and tower cranes, crane inspector, rigging, overhead crane, certified instructional trainer, offshore crane operator & many, many more!

Don began his career in the crane and rigging industry in 1973 as an Operating Engineer. Spending time in various industries including crane rental, chemical plants, refineries and construction allowed Don to gain knowledge and experience in this field.

Since 1994 Don has been in corporate leadership roles responsible for heavy lift design, planning, execution and all related HSE responsibilities. He has developed and implemented crane and rigging standards, policies, training and led highly successful lifting operations at BP, ARCO Chemical (Lyondell / Equistar), ExxonMobil NAG Project with Engineers & Constructors International & more.

Don is also a Certified Safety Professional, CSP. 

Don’s LinkedIn speaks for itself.

Don has been a volunteer in the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators since 2002 where he has served in many capacities and is currently a commissioner, the chairman of the Rigging Program Management Committee and an active member of the Lift Director Program Management Committee.  

He is also the former chairman of the Houston Business Roundtable Crane and Rigging Committee, active in American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IDAC).

ASME: B30 Main Committee Alternate, B30.5 Member, B30.1 Member, P30 Member

Don received the prestigious honor of 2012 Professional TOP TRAINER Award at the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals meeting. He has been training for many years and it is obvious to all of his students that he truly cares about the safety and success of each individual’s skills set when entering the workforce.

Family Owned & Family Operated​

American International Crane Bureau, AICB, was founded in 2008 by nationally renowned lifting expert out of Pearland, Don Jordan. Don has more than 45 years of experience in the crane and rigging industry and is truly passionate about his work. Don is considered a subject matter expert and is called on by various groups to provide 3rd party reviews, expert witness, accident investigation and overall subject expertise to support litigation, government projects, insurances, policy and corporate needs around the world.

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