Crane Service Technician (Apprentice)

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Service Manager and working along the side of a licensed Electrician, as a Crane Service Technician (Apprentice), you will be responsible for traveling to our customer sites all across the maritime provinces and performing a variety of duties such as inspecting, repair service, and preventative maintenance on equipment, including overhead cranes and hoists. Both electrical and mechanical troubleshooting will be performed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Resolve emergency breakdown situations
  • Troubleshoot and Inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Determine extent of repair required
  • Ensure O’Brien’s and customers safety policies and procedures are being followed at all times
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Complete inspection reports and daily timesheets accurately and completely
  • Maintain work area including equipment and tools including inventory
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Specifications:

  • Must be able to work well independently or within a team environment
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter
  • Critical thinking
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Good communication skills
  • Fast paced environment - must be able to work well under pressure
  • Extensive travel required

Educational and Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in Electrical Apprenticeship Program with a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Secondary school diploma is a minimum
  • Manufacturing or Overhead Crane experience is an asset
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must own steel toed safety boots and basic tools

Working indoor and outdoor and outdoor environment

  • May be required to work at heights
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Must be able to lift 100lbs

All interested applicants are to send their cover letter and resume to

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