Electrician/Crane Service Technician
Field Technicians

Zelus Material Handling offers competitive wages,
based on experience and a 40 hour work week with
overtime and weekend opportunities. Comprehensive
benefit package including medical, dental and pension
plan benefits.

Position available
Report To
Service Manager
Stoney Creek
Toronto Area
Job Description

The Overhead Crane Technician will perform various tasks while working out in the field. Installations, repair service and preventative maintenance including inspections of overhead cranes, hoists and other material handling equipment .

Organization Relationships

The Crane Service Technician will interact with customers and fellow employees while reporting to the Service Manager.


The Crane Service Technician is responsible for performing the following job functions:

• Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions.

• Determine extent of repair required.

• Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts.

• Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work.

• Service attachments and working tools.

• Perform crane inspections, repairs, installations and respond to breakdown calls.

• Utilize daily opportunities to train and instruct, along with more formal training, is required.

• Inspect hoists, cranes, systems, chain falls and pullers.

• Examine all inspection tests, findings or repairs and obtain customer satisfaction.

• Test each crane repair for complete functionality.

• Complete daily paperwork accurately and completely; time tickets, service reports,inspection reports and sales lead generation.

• Setup, operate, adjust and maintain all service machines and equipment.

• Maintain all company equipment and tools in compliance with the manufacturer’s recommendations and certifications.

• Collect, develop and formalize information for proposals of all replacement and repair opportunities and forward appropriately.

• Display a professional image and work within a team environment to accomplish goals.

• Maintain work area, equipment and tools in a clean and organized manner, following all safety guidelines.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Functional Skill Requirements

• Order parts and maintain inventory.

• Keep maintenance reports and documentation.

• Welding experience an asset.

• Critical thinking skills.

• Excellent people and communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Current drivers license in good standing.

Education and experience

• Secondary school diploma or high school equivalent as a minimum.

• Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training.

• Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience.

• Electrical (309a/442a) or Mechanical license is an asset.

Company: Zelus Material Handling