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Crane Service Technician

American Equipment Holdings
Sparks, NV
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $30 to $38 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Crane Service Technician- Reno, NV

American Equipment Holdings is an organization of leading overhead crane and hoist distributors and field service providers, including American Equipment, Allied Crane, Eastern Crane & Hoist, Facilities Engineering, Kistler Crane & Hoist, Pacific Crane & Hoist, and Washington Crane & Hoist. The consolidated entity is one of the largest independently owned overhead crane and hoist solutions providers in the country, serving over 4,000 customers nationwide. Together, American Equipment Holdings companies provide comprehensive solutions for everything related to customers’ overhead crane and hoist needs, including OSHA mandated inspections, preventative maintenance and repair field services, parts, engineering, ISO certified fabrication, new and replacement equipment, automated systems, system modernizations and training.

Position Summary:

American Equipment, a leader in in-house crane fabrication, parts, service, and material handling is hiring a Crane Service Technician for our Reno, NV branch. Join our team and be part of a 50+ year legacy to provide unmatched customer service!


  • Perform on-site preventative maintenance, repairs and modernizations on electric overhead traveling cranes
  • Spend time consulting with customers on repair and safety related issues
  • Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and breakdowns.
  • Generate sales leads during service calls
  • Accurately and neatly document on the service report for the work performed.
  • New crane wiring, assembly, installation, and start-up.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Travel maybe required in the Casper/Gillette/Cheyenne region. Work vehicle provided.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of AC/DC theory, as well as the ability to troubleshoot 480VAC 3 phase motor control systems. A.A. degree or Equivalent vocational-training or experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2-year hands-on electro-mechanical maintenance and/or equivalent military experience
  • Aptitude for both electrical and mechanical environments as well as familiarity with mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Willingness to work overtime
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Must pass drug-screen and background check
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven commitment to safety
  • Comfort with working at heights
  • Experience in Variable Frequency drives and PLC programming a plus
  • Crane maintenance experience a plus.

Company service vehicle, cell phone, fuel card provided. Company provided PPE, annual Tool Reimbursement Program, stipend on work boots.

American Equipment provides a full and generous benefits package! Relocation stipend provided if moving from out of state. Hourly wage for this role may increase base on experience.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call/Overtime available
  • Weekend availability

American Equipment Holdings represents the industry’s leading manufacturers such as Detroit Hoist, Columbus McKinnon, ACCO, R&M, Demag, Gorbel, Spanco, IMS, Harrington, Conductix, Magnetek & PE, among others and customers rely on its design, engineering, fabrication and installation capabilities to meet their unique application needs. American Equipment Holdings serves local, regional and national customers across a variety of end markets, including light & heavy industrial, automotive, mining, public utilities, military, aerospace & defense and energy, among others. For more information, visit

Proof of right to lawfully work in the United States required.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

American Equipment Holdings


1315 Greg St

Sparks, NV
89431 USA



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