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Country:  United States

Livermore, CA, United States

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

Senior Overhead Crane Technician - Livermore, CA

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





Inspectors are required to be certified to perform compliance inspections and/or preventive maintenance products that incorporate compliance inspections in accordance with Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.


- All applicants must possess knowledge of sections 4884, et. seq. of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, as well as ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) standards, relating to the design and operation of cranes and derricks, including those specifically applicable to the types of cranes for which a license will be issued.

- To be approved the surveyor must possess knowledge and experience with the specific equipment subject to the license and demonstrate at least five years of related experience as set forth in subsection (a)(2) above. Such surveyors will be approved by the Division to perform certification services only under the authority and supervision of the person issued a license pursuant to this article. Approval of a surveyor pursuant to this subsection does not constitute authorization to engage in certification activities outside the authority of the license.


• Complete the schedule of monthly inspections and preventative maintenance, ensuring the schedule is completed or alternative arrangements are made.

• Understand sold work hours and perform inspections within the allowed hours without compromising safety or quality. Communicate exceptions to supervisor, as soon as possible.

• Perform inspection of equipment in accordance with established guidelines. Document findings and make corrective recommendations to the customer for inspected equipment 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 during the VISIT REVIEW recommendations that will assist the customer with improving their SAFETY &  PRODUCTIVITY, prior to leaving job site. Determine items requiring quotation.

• Complete and provide proper electronic documentation utilizing the established company digital tools required for each service, obtaining the customer’s signature and acceptance.

• Provide all required information and data for quotation including; Master data and COMPONENTE level information, hours and number of Field Operatives required for repair when FAULTS are identified, complete list of tools and equipment required and other pertinent notes to assist with the quotation process.

• Read, understand and apply the contents of all OSHA, ANSI, CMAA, HMI and other codes or regulations pertaining to our industry. Refresh and update knowledge periodically. Maintain copy of “Inspector’s Course” to be available for report completion at customer site.

• Complete inspection reports and other required and appropriate documents in a professional, accurate, neat and legible manner and submit same in a timely manner and in accordance with established guidelines. Review job with Service Manager, discussing repair issues and customer feedback received during the inspection review.

• Maintain regular communication with the service office and Service Supervisor, in accordance with established practices.

• Coordinate work schedule with Service Supervisor. Perform service/repair work, as required and as scheduling permits.

• Maintain all company issued equipment, vehicle and assets in a safe and proper working order. Operate tools, equipment and vehicles in a safe and responsible manner. 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, as required.

• Follow all established safety rules and procedures, including those established by the customer.

• Maintain company vehicle and uniforms in a clean and presentable manner.

• Participate in monthly safety meetings.

• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


EDUCATION:  Associate’s degree in Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Technology or related field or equivalent vocational/technical training and experience is preferred.


EXPERIENCE: In addition, all applicants must demonstrate at least five years related experience with cranes or derricks. This five year of experience must include not less than two years of crane related field duties such as crane inspection as a crane operator, heavy equipment mechanic, shop foreman, operations supervision, rigging specialist, or mechanical or civil engineer. Related education may be substituted for experience at a ratio of two years of education for one year of experience up to three years.

Inspection personnel must also meet the definition of a qualified person which is defined as; 

Qualified Person, Attendant or Operator. A person designated by the employer who by reason of his training and experience has demonstrated his ability to safely perform his duties and, where required, is properly licensed in accordance with federal, state, or local laws and regulations.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must have and maintain a good driving record, including a valid driver’s license. Must be willing and able to work off the ground. Must possess good written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work varied overtime, as required by customer and be available for “on call” as part of the service office rotation (if required in specific location). Must be able to travel and work out of town, on occasion.


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. This position will be inside approximately 90% of the time and outside approximately 10% of the time. This position will be frequently exposed to heat, cold, noise and heights.  


Payrate: $42.00 - $48.00 per hour. 


Potential Sign-On Bonus!!




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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