Shop Crane Mechanic

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Posted: 08/17/2018 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Industrial Job Number: 42696

Job Description:

Our client is one of the largest integrated equipment companies in the nation that provides the higher standard in equipment sales, rental, parts, and service. With locations across the United States, we pride ourselves on being an equipment company, run by equipment people. We leverage our national portfolio of equipment with a local approach to provide reliability, fair prices and the support of a first-class service team. Where others stop, we continue.

Shop Crane Tech A Mechanics are responsible for the inspection, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of various crane equipment including mobile cranes and boom trucks. Must have experience as a mechanic with electrical and hydraulics (heavy equipment industry is preferred).

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum 5 years of experience as a Crane Mechanic/Technician

  • Operates and inspects cranes in order to diagnose defects

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of CANBUS, PAT, EKS, ECOS & MEGA-TRACK system

Examines parts for damage or excessive wear using micrometers and gauges

Reads, understands and interprets operating manuals, parts manuals, blueprints and technical drawings

Tests mechanical, electronic, electrical and hydraulic products and equipment after repair or modification to ensure proper operation and compliance with OEM specifications

Prepares for jobs by checking parts and drawings for accuracy and completeness

Capable of accomplishing tasks independently without direct supervision

Perform thorough and accurate annual inspections

Maintain conformity to safety requirements and other regulations

Properly fills out working reports, hour s reports, time sheets, hour s overviews and expense reports

Good customer service and communication skills

Ability to work overtime as well as on weekends

Valid driver s license and satisfactory driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

History of working with different forms of mobile crane equipment, specifically Grove RT and TMS Cranes; Grove GMK European Cranes; Manitowoc EPIC and/ or Traditional Cranes; National Boom Trucks; Manitex Boom Trucks and Cranes

Sets a positive example in punctuality and professional demeanor by respectful communication with all levels of staff, keeping work areas clean & orderly plus promoting safety regulations and all other company programs

Ability to lift up to 40lbs

Basic computer skills

Full set of hand tools up to 1.5 inches

Manufacture approved training/certifications preferred but not required

Searching for a solid, growth-oriented company that values its employees? Join our client! They offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits package, 401K with company matching and ongoing training and development opportunities.

EOE/AA Disabled/Veterans

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