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Country:  United Kingdom

Aberdeen, ABD, United Kingdom

Location details:  Scotland, Northeast Scotland, Peterhead, Stonehave
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  Field Service

Service Technician

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



We are recruiting an electrically qualified Service Technician to be based in the northeast area of Scotland, (Aberdeen, Peterhead).


This role reports to the Operations Manager.


The role of a Service Technician is within the department of Industrial Service, offering maintenance and service solutions for all crane brands. Your role will involve the maintenance, repair and upgrade of our customers' lifting equipment. The work we offer is varied and two days are never the same. You might be interested to learn that we are the original service provider for both Konecranes, Demag and Morris equipment.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • You will perform preventative maintenance and repairs on electric overhead travelling cranes.
  • Trouble- shooting equipment breakdowns.
  • Consult with customers on repair and safety related issues.
  • Complete appropriate documentation through your mobile device.


What we are looking for in you:

  • We ask that you are apprentice-trained or equivalent and conversant with electrical engineering disciplines.
  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Experience of maintaining overhead cranes and hoists, or industrial equipment as a minimum
  • Based on 39 hours p/w Mon-Fri. Weekend Overtime working will earn Double Time.
  • Good command of the English language
  • Be personable as there is regular customer contact.
  • Health & Safety awareness
  • You will be asked to climb a ladder and able to work at heights.
  • Willingness to work extra hours – this attracts paid overtime - we pay double time at the weekend!
  • Hold a current driving licence.
  • Willingness to work on the On-Call Rota with enhanced premium.
  • Due to the location of our customers, we anticipate you will be away 30 nights a year (travel, accommodation and food will be provided).


What we offer:

  • A good base salary.
  • Paid travel time – from your home in the morning and on the return home from your last job of the day
  • Generous Overtime and Double Time at Weekends
  • Call out payment
  • Konecranes Technician earns a share of the margin made on sales leads/ Scheme is paid quarterly and requires no additional paperwork
  • Contributory pension + life assurance + income protection insurance
  • A Company van with satnav, corporate clothing and smart phone are provided
  • Employee Share Save Scheme
  • Retail, grocery, DIY and leisure discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme

What makes us special:

  • We have been awarded the RoSPA Gold Medal (for 6 consecutive years Golds) Award for our UK company safety performance!
  • When you join Konecranes you immediately notice a sense of commitment, camaraderie, and lots of opportunities to grow professionally within our organisation.
  • We provide specialised training on high-quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent company working practices and industry-leading training programme


Why Join Us?

We pride ourselves on having a broad portfolio of customers who operate across multiple industries; these include Container Handling, Automotive, Aerospace, Construction, Rail, Ports, Power, Waste to Energy, Mining and General Manufacturing to name but a few.

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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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