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Country:  Ireland
Location: 

Dublin, D, IE

Location details:  Ireland
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
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Service Technician - Ireland

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.

What makes us special? We don’t just lift things, we lift entire businessesTM

As a truly global company it’s hard to believe we don’t have an established presence in Ireland, but with our ambition set high, this will soon become a reality as we are setting up an office to the west of Dublin! To help us shape our ambition, we are looking for 2 X Service Technicians to join the Konecranes family.

 

The role of a Service Technician is within the business area of Industrial Service, offering service solutions and maintenance for all crane brands, port equipment and machine tools.  Your role will involve the repair, maintenance and service of our customers’ lifting equipment, service inspection contracts, refurbishment and modernisation projects, installation, testing and certification of overhead cranes and hoists. The work we offer is varied and 2 days are never the same. You might be interested to learn that we are the original service provider for both Konecranes and Demag equipment.

 

Why Join Us?

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

 

Our reach is impressive, we are truly global company with 18,000 employees at 600+ locations in over 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries.

 

When you join Konecranes you immediately notice a strong sense of commitment, camaraderie and lots of opportunities to grow professionally within our organisation, as we believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance.

 

If you’d like to learn more about what our colleagues say please visit https://www.konecranes.com/en-uk/careers/konecranes-as-employer

 

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on electric overhead travelling cranes.
  • Trouble- shooting equipment malfunctions.
  • Consulting with customers on repair and safety related issues.
  • Generating sales leads during service call.
  • Completing appropriate documentation.

 

What we are looking for in you:

  • You must be apprentice-trained or equivalent and fully conversant with electrical engineering disciplines. (Leaving certificate /level 5 or equivalent in an electrical qualification) 
  • Engineering experience: Electrical: 415v ac 3 phase motor contactor control circuits both squirrel cage and wound rotor. A good 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.
  • Knowledge of the above tasks and the associated risks when working at height.
  • Experience with overhead cranes and hoists is preferred, full product training will be given
  • Willingness to work rostered day shift [pattern) 5 days out of 7 (39 hours over 5 days) Scheduled weekend working will attract enhanced premiums.  Working one weekend in every month.
  • Good grasp of the English language (verbal and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills as there is extensive customer contact
  • Proven commitment to safety
  • You must be able to climb a ladder and able to work at heights
  • Willingness to work extra hours – this attracts paid overtime
  • Hold a current driving licence

 

What we offer:

Konecranes Demag is committed to the personal development of all employees and can proudly confirm that these positions include a host of benefits.   A Company van with satellite navigation, corporate clothing and mobile telephone are provided.  An attractive remuneration/benefits package is offered including a good base salary (dependent upon skills and experience ), you are paid from the moment you leave your home in the morning, regular paid overtime after the basic 39 hours, there is ample opportunity for overtime, call out payment, contributory pension, life assurance scheme,  and health insurance, plus specialised training on high quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent company working practices and industry leading training programme.

 

No agencies please.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 18,000 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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