Responsible for performing heavy duty crane modifications, installations and repairs to damaged cranes and crane parts, plus crane repair and maintenance work in accordance with Custom Truck and factory standards under the general direction of the Crane Shop Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
•Installation and removal of different types of crane and crane equipment.
•Modification of crane truck wheelbases.
•Installation and removal of crane truck suspensions.
•Perform work as outlined on crane order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with Custom Truck and factory standards.
•Fabrication and installation of components related to crane equipment installations.
•Keeps shop area neat and clean and be able to account for all tools at all times.
•Ability to follow both written and verbal installation instructions.
•Uses and maintains all necessary shop equipment required to complete any crane repairs or PM inspections.
•Disposes of used oil, grease, antifreeze and filters in the assigned location to ensure EPA compliance.
•Cleans and properly equips assigned area to perform all necessary repairs to equipment.
•Communicates with parts department to obtain needed parts.
•Tags all warranty and core parts and take to area for return, ensuring proper credit is allowed.
•Advises Crane Manager immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if installations or repairs cannot be completed within the time promised.
•Document work performed.
•Attend factory-sponsored training classes.
•Ensures that customers' cranes are kept clean.
•Tests crane to quality-check work performed.
•Works with all departments in harmony.
•Must have a working knowledge and understanding of the Company's Job Safety policies pertaining to this position. Attends and participates in Custom Truck monthly safety training classes.
•Assist in assembling of a wide variety of heavy equipment
•Use hand tools and machines to assemble parts and run hoses
•Communicate any issues that arise with supervisors
•Conduct quality checks on products
•Maintain a 5S work environment
•Perform other tasks as directed by supervision
•Abide by all safety policies and procedures
•Complete installation of rail gear and hydraulic plumbing
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Must be able to troubleshoot problems
•Candidate must work well with others
•Must be mechanically inclined
•Requires strong attention to detail in department processes and procedures
•Knowledge of wiring and hydraulics are required
•Ability to work either 1st or 2nd shift and overtime as necessary
•Must be able to interpret engineering drawings
•Requires the ability to comprehend and follow written work instructions
Required Minimum Qualifications
•Must be at least 18 years of age
•Minimum of two years of experience in a manufacturing or assembly background preferred
•Successful applicant must complete a pre-employment drug test and background check
•Have good and reliable transportation
•Work in a fast-paced industrial environment wearing vision protection, steel-toed shoes/boots and other appropriate protective clothing
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Highly detail oriented and organized in work. Acceptable written and oral communication skills. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with a customer service focus with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results. Must have initiative and the ability act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives. Must possess a strong desire to learn. Mechanical skills / experience with heavy trucks and heavy equipment is a plus.
•The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to walk; to climb stairs and ladders, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to sit. The employee is regularly required to move about the facility. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is required to seek assistance in the lifting of more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
•The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Work well within a matrix organization.
Custom Truck One Source provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.