Crane Service Technician

Job CategoryIndustrial Staffing
Position TypeFull Time
Application Deadline December 31, 2019
Experience Required1-2 years
Job DurationPermanent
Education RequiredCollege Diploma

MaxSys Staffing is currently looking for an experienced Crane Service Technician for a client in Burlington, ON.

Positions Summary:

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Service Technician will be responsible for:

Major Responsibilities:

• Service technicians provide preventive maintenance
• Perform maintenance and repairs on electric overhead traveling cranes at varied customer locations, as directed
• Be available “on call” as part of service office rotation and provide afterhours service, as required
• Conduct extensive on-site electrical, mechanical and electronic troubleshooting to determine cause for equipment malfunction and establish the necessary repairs utilizing visual inspection, test procedures and appropriate test equipment
• Perform a general safety audit prior to completion of work, documenting that all required safety features are functional or documenting deficiencies and attaching a deficiency tag to the crane
• Document findings and make corrective recommendations to the customer including a written “Safety Summary” of any observed or known safety concerns, if appropriate
• Determine customer’s intentions to purchase repairs and advise local service office of actions necessary to sell or complete the repairs
• Consult with customer regarding all repair and safety related issues and discuss recommendations that will assist the customer with improving their material handling applications, prior to leaving job site
• Determine items requiring quotation
• Complete and provide proper checklist and required forms for each service, obtaining the customer’s signature on appropriate forms to document acceptance
• Generate sales leads during service calls and report to service office, following established guidelines.
• Read, understand and apply the contents of all OSHA, ANSI, CMAA, HMI and other codes or regulations pertaining to our industry. Refresh and update knowledge periodically
• Complete service reports and other required and appropriate documents in a professional, accurate, neat and legible manner and submit same in a timely manner and in accordance with established guidelines
• Document and track quotations provided to customers (either verbal or written) and submit to service office for follow up and tracking
• Maintain regular communication with the service office and Service Supervisor, in accordance with established practices
• Maintain all company issued equipment, vehicle and assets in a safe and proper working order
• Operate tools, equipment and vehicles in a safe and responsible manner
• Notify supervisor of any deficiencies for resolution
• Maintain supply of forms, literature, inventory and miscellaneous materials in the service vehicle.
• Document use or sale to customer, as required
• Follow all established safety rules and procedures, including those established by the customer


• Associate’s degree in Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Technology or related field or equivalent vocational/technical training and experience is preferred
• Must be an licensed electrician in the province of Ontario
• Minimum one (1) year experience involving advanced electrical troubleshooting and mechanical repair.  Prior experience with cranes is a plus

To apply please contact Tara Stewart at:

Phone: 902.444.3305 or fax resume to 902.444.3306 or respond to this ad with resume attached to apply. Please note: While we thank all those that apply, only qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.