Crane Field Service Technician

Mar 22 2021
Category: Manufacturing
Job Description

Job Purpose:

Perform maintenance and repairs of complex crane and heavy equipment with limited or no supervision in a highly skilled, safe, and professional manner.

Essential Functions:

  1. Maintenance and repair of complex mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems on a variety of company owned and customer’s equipment while using a high degree of independent judgment.
  2. Providing service documentation
  3. Training of lower level technicians
  4. Demonstrating of equipment for customer use.
  5. Use schematics and diagrams to provide repairs on GMK, Manitowoc, Grove, National Cranes- any type of equipment
  6. Ensure compliance in all safety, health, and environmental regulations, policies and procedures for a goal of zero incidents and injuries.
  7. Communicate consistently on all activities to appropriate individuals (internal & external).
  8. Maintain ongoing communication and adhere to all Companywide policies to eliminate and/or reduce exposure to liability.
  9. Special projects or work as assigned

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain and repair Rough Terrain Cranes/Lattice Cranes
  2. Maintain and repair Crawler Cranes/Boom Trucks
  3. Maintain and repair other equipment

Qualifications Guidelines


Required: 3+ years of experience with troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining preferable Grove, Manitowoc and National Cranes. GMK Training. Willingness to travel with overnights. A high school diploma and clear valid driver’s license and willingness to get CDL for company supplied service truck

Desired: Highly developed mechanical and electrical troubleshooting background, particularly with an emphasis on cranes, extensive knowledge of crane equipment, an advanced understanding of schematics and diagrams on all cranes, own the tools applicable to position, and exhibit strong teamwork, verbal, and written skills. Factory training certifications a plus but not required. Welding and fabrication expereince is plus. We offer factory training to increase your knowledge.


Acceptance in all areas of accountability, pertaining to all areas of responsibilities. Willingness to travel at will throughout assigned region when called upon. Willingness to work at various heights. Safety minded/oriented. Requires knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical assemblies and testing experience; Requires an eye for detail. Ability to meet deadlines; to understand and follow written and verbal instructions; Ability to understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; ability to accept constructive criticism.

Physical and Environmental Elements:

This is a field service classification and employees work in a shop environment or in the field with exposure to noise and machinery and weather. Accurate hand/eye coordination is required. Finger dexterity is required, as well as hand strength, with the ability to grasp, lift, push and pull; access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard. Work involves considerable standing, walking, climbing, crawling, driving, reading, seeing, hearing, speaking, concentrating, communicating, stooping, bending, or sitting for long periods of time. May lift parts weighing up to 50 pounds and have exposure to working at heights. Potential for travel in other locations around the country.

Relocation assistance available