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Country:  United States

Houston, TX, United States

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  On-site

2nd Shift Mechanical Assembler - Houston, TX

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 we offer:


Benefits: Medical Plan (You can reduce your deductible by participating in our Wellness Program for 2024. Employees will then have the option to potentially get their medical benefits at no cost in 2025. Ask us for details!) Dental, Vision, 401k plan with a match from day one, profit sharing, identity theft protection, accident insurance, travel insurance and so much more!


Vacation: 2 weeks of vacation per year (pro-rated for the first year depending on start date). 5-12 years of service, 3 weeks. 13+ years of service, 4 weeks.


Sick Leave: 5 days of Sick Leave per year. Pro-rated the first year after 90 days of service


Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year


1st SHIFT - 6am to 4:30pm

2ndSHIFT -  4:30pm to 3:00am

Monday - Friday 

Some Saturdays may be required




The mechanical assembler is responsible for the evaluation and structural assembly of Overhead Cranes. This position requires attention to detail and the ability to produce a quality product in a timely fashion. The mechanical assembler is responsible for coordinating the general cleaning and preparation of mechanical components and sub-assemblies.



· Assemble all components and subassemblies; including, but not limited to gearboxes, electric hoisting motors, wire rope, drum assemblies, central lubrication systems (ability to install stainless steel tubing is a plus).

· Assemble/ Bolt up mechanical and structural sub-assemblies.

· Assemble/ Bolt up mechanical and structural sub-assemblies using the correct hardware/bolts per pre engineered drawings. This will vary for each project.

· Perform complex machine alignments using dial indicators and reverse indication alignment procedures. Previous millwright experience a plus.

· Perform bolt tightness/torque verification using various torquing tools.

· Rig and lift misc. machine components using chain and web slings.

· Provide daily updates to supervisor regarding work progress and conflicts.

· Utilize Personal Protective Equipment to safely perform all work.

· Utilize Forklifts to safely transport heavy components throughout the production areas. (Previous forklift operating experience a plus).

· Utilize handheld power drills, impact tools, standard, and metric tape measures.



EDUCATION: High school, trade school, or higher degree is preferred, however prior equivalent experience and training will be considered.


EXPERIENCE: At least 5 plus years of Industrial mechanical assembly.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read pre-engineered drawings. Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional weekends. Must be proficient in the use of Overhead Cranes.

Physical strength to lift and carry 50lbs occasionally.




Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

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. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.


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