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Crane Field Service Technician

Posted Date: 10-22-21
Location: Crane - NV
Manage Others: No
Availability: Full Time

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Crane Field Service Technician


Summary of Functions:


Incumbents are responsible for the performance of skilled mechanical tasks in the minor repair and maintenance of heavy machineries used in construction projects and other similar activities. They are trained to work safely and assure that they can protect themselves from injury. Supervision is exercised over equipment mechanics of lower classification.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


May or may not include:


  • Must accurately complete necessary inspections, PM services, minor repairs and adjustments as well as annual inspections.
  • Complete tests of functions and safety devices.
  • Use parts manuals to obtain parts and order parts.
  • May be required to change out attachments.
  • May have to run pressure washers to clean equipment.
  • May have to drive machines on public roadways.
  • May have to run an occasional service call
  • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis
  • Must be able to travel with some over night stays.


The Crane technician is responsible for properly and thoroughly inspecting and servicing units returned from rental. This includes: using computer for opening/closing work orders & Service maintenance forms.


Organizational Relationships:


This position reports to and is in constant communication with their Service Manager, and in some locations a shop supervisor. On occasion it will be necessary to contact the Branch Operations Manager. Fairly often there will be contact with co-workers of multiple departments




  • Must be able to read English.
  • Must be able to safely operate various types of high reach equipment including forklifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts (we will train)
  • Must be able to wear safety fall protection
  • Must be able to follow directions.
  • Must be able to work basic computer functions.
  • Must have basic hand tools
  • Must have Steel Toe Work boots.
  • Must be able to maintain a safe, reasonably clean and organized work environment.
  • Valid Driver's license and clean driving record is preferred.


The following is the minimum tool requirement for class Crane Technician:


  • SAE wrench set 3/8” to 1”
  • Metric wrench set 8mm to 19mm
  • Complete set of screwdrivers
  • 40 piece socket set-metric and standard
  • Spark plug sockets: 5/8”, 3/4” & 13/16”
  • 8” adjustable wrench
  • Ball peen hammer
  • Tape measure
  • Pliers: regular, slip joint & needle nose
  • Vice grips-at least one pair
  • Diagonal pliers (dikes)
  • Strap oil filter wrench
  • Basic Allen wrench set-metric and SAE
  • Tool box with lock
  • Spark tester
  • Spark plug gapping tool
  • Test light
  • Grease Gun
  • Battery terminal puller
  • Digital Volt meter
  • Rolling Creeper
  • Work Boots – Must be steel toe


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance;

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