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Country:  United States

Indianapolis, United States

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  Field Service

Site Technician- Lafayette, IN

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. 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.



Do you have an interest in becoming an experienced Overhead Crane Service Technician for the world’s largest Lifting Business?  Are you skilled electrically and mechanically?  Are you able and able to work at extreme heights? Konecranes has many opportunities open across the United States that we are looking to fill with mechanically inclined individuals. At Konecranes, service technicians are the heart of our industry. Our technicians work in a safety-first type of environment and don't mind heights or working on mechanical parts. As a service technician, you will work with 480 3 phase motors, troubleshooting issues with our cranes, and working with clients and facility directors to ensure that our client’s needs are being serviced properly.   


Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Perform inspections, maintenance and repairs on electric overhead traveling cranes and hoists at varied customer locations. Be available "on call" as part of service office rotation and provide afterhours service. 
  • Conduct on-site electrical, mechanical, structural and electronic troubleshooting to determine cause for equipment malfunction and establish the necessary repairs using visual inspection, test procedures and appropriate test equipment. Perform a general post repair audit before completion of work, documenting that all required safety features are functional or documenting deficiencies and attaching a deficiency tag to the crane. 
  • Document findings and make corrective recommendations to the customer including a written "Safety Notification" of any observed or known safety concerns, if appropriate. Determine customer's intentions to purchase repairs and advise local service office of actions necessary to sell or complete the repairs. 
  • Consult with customer regarding all repair and safety related issues and discuss recommendations to assist the customer with improving their material handling applications, before leaving job site. Determine items requiring quotation. 
  • Complete and provide proper electronic documentation using the established company digital tools required for each service, obtaining the customer's signature and acceptance. 
  • Produce sales leads during service calls and report to service office, following established guidelines. 
  • Read and understand the contents of all OSHA, ANSI, CMAA, HMI and other codes or regulations of our industry. Refresh and update knowledge periodically. 
  • Complete service reports and other required and appropriate documents in an accurate, neat and legible manner and submit same promptly and following established guidelines. 
  • Communicating with the service office and Planner, following established practices. 
  • Maintain all company issued equipment, vehicle and assets in a safe and proper working order. Operate tools, equipment and vehicles. Notify supervisor of any deficiencies for resolution. 
  • Maintain supply of forms, literature, inventory and miscellaneous materials in the service vehicle. Document use or sale to customer. 
  • Follow all established safety rules and procedures, including those established by the customer. 
  • Maintain company vehicle and uniforms. 
  • Participate in monthly safety meetings. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. 


Education: Associate degree in Industrial Electrical and/or Mechanical Technology or related field or equivalent vocational/technical training and experience. 


Experience: Minimum one (1) year experience involving electrical troubleshooting and mechanical repair. Some electronic experience but not necessary. Prior experience with cranes in a benefit. 


Other Requirements: Must have and maintain a good driving record, including a valid driver's license. Must be willing to work off the ground. Can work varied overtime, as needed by customer, be available for "on call" as part of the service office rotation and be able to travel and work out of town, on occasion. 


Salary: $22- $48 an hour - Pay is determined based on skills, geographic location, internal equity, market/data analysis, number of years of prior relevant experience, degrees and/or certifications, technical assessment score, etc. 


Company Vehicle: Our Service Technicians get a work truck and a gas card to be used for business purposes. Candidates must pass a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check.


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!


Must be able to frequently lift up to 25 lbs. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. although not on a daily basis. Must be able to lift 100 lbs. on a rare basis. This position requires frequent climbing, balancing, stooping/crouching, and overhead reaching. This position requires occasional pushing, pulling, kneeling, and crawling. You will be inside approximately 90% of the time and outside approximately 10% of the time. You will be frequently exposed to heat, cold, noise and heights. 


  • This is a safety sensitive position.




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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