Tower Crane Technician

Tri State Region (NY, NJ, CT)

Salary Range:$93,600.00 - $114,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Vice President of Operations of a leading global Tower Crane OEM. With a rental fleet of approximately 700 tower cranes globally, they are among the major providers in this area of business serving customers worldwide as both manufacturer and service provider.
The Tower Crane Technician is responsible for providing aftermarket service support for the company’s products on-site, via email and over the phone. Provide technical guidance to other internal/external professionals and customers related to tower crane applications. Assist customers with trouble shooting and problem solving all technical service, installation, repair, or modification issues. Maintain customer relations pertaining to parts, service and warranty. Analyze reports of technical problems to determine trends affecting future design, production, service and maintenance processes. Coordinate and administer service bulletins and any other communication from the factory (support Tower section Repair program as needed). Plan and coordinate activities related to investigating and resolving customer reports of technical problems by utilizing applicable processes to eliminate future operational or service difficulties - utilize electrical schematics, drawings, and your understanding of mechanical drive systems. Provide technical support to erect, climb, dismantle and perform maintenance and repairs to cranes. Provide assistance with proper loading of equipment on trucks for transporting tower crane components to/from job site. Assist in the management of spare parts. Follow OSHA (State & Local) safety regulations. Comply with company and regulatory safety requirements and specifications on jobsites. Represent company in a professional manner, including company supplied uniform, the maintenance of company vehicles, tools, equipment.

Background Required:
  • Off Highway Construction Equipment and/or Mobile Crane Mechanic/Technician (5 years)
  • Read schematics (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Troubleshooting and repairing electrical boards and equipment computer systems
  • Troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic systems
  • Diagnosis, repair, and troubleshooting of various hydraulic/lattice mobile cranes
  • Assembly / Disassembly / Jumping of Tower Cranes
  • Willingness to travel to various job sites (approx. 50%)
  • Education: Factory, vocational or mechanical training
  • Residence: Tri-State Region (NY, NJ, CT) - (could be remote based on location / availability to major airport)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Tower Crane Mechanic/Technician (3 years)
  • Experience dealing directly with equipment distributors, owners, and users primarily in a product or customer
  • support capacity
  • Knowledge of PLC’s and frequency drive systems
  • Experience in crane rigging and assembly
  • Education: Associate Degree in Engineering or related field
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Capable of working individually and within a team environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Good customer service and communication skills (verbal / written)
  • Safe work habits and history
  • Strong decision making / problem solving

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Managing Director: Larry Wainscott
Specialized Transportation
330.666.3354, ext.125

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