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Vic's Crane & Heavy Haul, Inc.


Our crane operators, heavy haul technicians and engineering experts are the best in the business. We place the highest importance on safety and precision - the key elements to doing the job right, on time, and within budget.

We pride ourselves on fast, responsive customer service. With Vic's, you won't get directed to a machine or a person who can't answer your questions. You're always just a phone call away from speaking to one of our experts in the field.

Get to know some of our team below!

Tim Harty
President & CEO

Tim came to Vic’s as a crane operator in 1990, and calls his team “the most talented group of people I know.” When he’s not at work, he can be found fishing and flying float planes.

Jim Dutcher
Jim Dutcher

Jim joined the company in 2004 after 22 years in public accounting. As a CPA and CFP with graduate degrees in accounting and taxation, he enjoys working with an employee-owned company that is continuously growing. In his personal hours, Jim assists households who are struggling with their finances using cash control methods that he helped to develop.

Josh Horsch
Vice President

Josh was born into the Vic’s family and joined the company officially in 2007. He takes pride in the team’s capability and knowledge, as well as their long-term experience and roots in the region. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Mike Lins
Engineering Manager

Vic’s is the only crane/heavy lift contractor in the region with an engineering staff – so Mike’s team is in heavy demand. He enjoys “working with a great group of people to find solutions to customers’ challenges.” Mike also applies his engineering expertise as a coach for the Prior Lake High School Robotics Team.

Rob Blankenship
Safety Director

Rob ensures that Vic’s sites are safe sites. He points to the company’s investment in people as what sets it apart from the competition. In his free time, he enjoys off-roading. (Safely, of course!)

Jimmy Widman
Crane Service Manager

If you’re a new customer calling Vic’s, Jimmy will likely be your first point of contact. Jimmy joined Vic’s in 2005 and worked his way up from a yard worker to a crane engineer, and his experience with so many roles in the company makes him an expert in cranes and rigging. He spends his free time with his family, or on his pontoon and motorcycle.

Nate Jasper
Site Manager, Flint Hills Refinery

Nate’s expertise in industrial construction is a perfect fit for his job at Vic’s. He thrives on his role’s fast-paced interactions with team members all working toward the same goal. When he’s not on site, Nate enjoys riding his motorcycle and golfing.

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