Amit Kumar Sharma, from Uttar Pradesh in India, has been working as crane operator for the past six years and currently works for TAV Construction, the contractor for Marina 101 the super high-rise tower.
He is now temporarily been assigned ground duty after having worked for 730 days working as crane operator for 425-metre Marina 101, the tallest tower in Dubai Marina.
In August 2015, Emirates 24|7 first reported that Sharma spends almost half of his day in the clouds, sitting in a small air-conditioned cabin, perched up at around 425 metres.
Sharma get to the cabin every morning at 5.30am and stay there till 6pm. He said after the questioning that he felt scared the first time, but now have no such fears.
Sharma used to get a three-hour break every day when working as a crane operator. However, he would spend the time in his cabin.
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