Service Technician

Date: 28-Sep-2022

Location: Carlisle, Kendal, Penrith, CMA, GB

Company: Konecranes

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 North West of the UK covering the area of Cumbria – Carlisle, Kendal, Penrith (M6/A66 Corridor). Due to our customer base, candidates need to be eligible to attain UK SC clearance.  

 

You will report 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 and upgrade of our customers' lifting equipment. The work we offer is varied and two days are never the same.

 

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.
  • Engineering experience: Electrical: 415v ac 3 phase motor contactor control circuits both squirrel cage and wound rotor. An understanding of 110/48 volt relay and contactor circuits. Some frequency speed control device experience. Mechanical: Medium to large drive couplings, brakes and reduction gearboxes.
  • Health and Safety knowledge
  • Experience maintaining overhead cranes and hoists
  • Based on 39 hours p/w Mon-Fri.
  • You will 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 license
  • Willingness to work on the On-Call Rota with enhanced premium
  • Due to the location of our customers, you ‘ll be away from home approximately 30 nights per year – accommodation, travel and subsistence will be provided.

 

What we offer:

  • An excellent base salary
  • Paid travel time - you are paid from the moment you leave 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 and income protection insurance
  • A Company van with satellite navigation, work wear and smart phone are provided
  • Employee Share Save Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme – 100s of discounts on high street and online purchases including retail, grocery, DIY and leisure
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 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

 

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.

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.