Benson Crane Services


Southern California Leader in Hoisting and Rigging

A Few Words About Us

At Benson Crane we view ourselves as problem solvers and industry experts. Rigging and Hoisting for the construction industry involves developing solutions to often unexpected problem issues that are inherent in the construction industry that sometimes requires crane work.

Solutions to these problems require first the ability to recognize them ahead of time, then proactively respond with the greatest degree of effectiveness without losing momentum. Our positive outlook and problem solving skills are evident throughout the company. We always welcome a challenge and have proven track record.

About Dave Benson

Dave Benson, owner of Benson Crane since 1984 has been on his own, operating businesses that include renovations and general contracting for custom homes, structural steel fabrication, and eventually steel erecting.

Dave Benson, operators Roger Lessor and Cecil Brown are certified crane operators with over 40 years combined experience. Their experience in crane operation allows them to take projects that require more skill, such as erecting steel at Cliffside houses in the hills of Southern California.

Benson Crane completes projects along the California coast, they specialize in custom homes, erecting structural steel, setting up rigging, lifting lumber and mechanical/electrical systems.

Some of their projects included placing and removing boats at trade shows and working with production companies to set up and dismantle stages for concerts (Rolling Stones Concert in Petco Park- which is thought to be the largest stage); one of their current projects is a $30-$40 million dollar beach house Laguna Beach.