Crane Service Technician

LocationThunder Bay
Job CategoryIndustrial Staffing
Position TypeFull Time
Application Deadline December 31, 2019
Experience Required1 year
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredCollege Diploma

MaxSys Staffing is currently looking for an experienced Crane Service Technician for a client in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Positions Summary:

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

Major Responsibilities:
• 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.