Engineering, construction and technical service provider Audubon Companies has launched a crane and heavy lift division.

The division, operated by affiliate company Audubon Field Solutions, will offer heavy lift solutions to North and South America.

To support the business, Audubon Companies has appointed Brandon Caddell as director of crane operations. He will be responsible for overseeing the crane and heavy lift operations, with an emphasis on continued expansion, growth, and long-term strategy, Audubon said.

In addition, Hayden Hawkins has been promoted to the role of director of strategic development. Hawkins will be responsible for further developing the company’s national footprint.

David Robison, president of Audubon Field Solutions, said: “We look forward to leveraging our track record of safe and professional project execution in this service line, meeting our clients’ needs for integrated field services in the wind and other renewable energy, power generation and transmission, civil construction, telecommunication, and traditional energy markets.”