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Country:  United Kingdom

South of UK, GB

Location details:  South of UK
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
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Crane Service Technician - Waste To Energy

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.

Konecranes are the global leader in Energy from Waste cranes and control equipment. Due to the rapid growth of this sector over the last 5 years and future orders within the UK’s South region, we are looking to recruit a dedicated team of Service Technicians to maintain our customers WTE equipment within the region and keep it operating at the optimum level, with minimum downtime.


We are looking for experienced Service Technicians/Engineers to join our field service team. You will be primarily involved in the repair, maintenance, and service of our WTE customers’ lifting equipment, service inspection contracts, refurbishment and modernisation projects.


 Your main responsibilities will include:

• You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on specialist WTE cranes at our customer locations across the southern region.

• Trouble- shooting equipment malfunctions & breakdowns.

• Consulting with customers on repair and safety related issues.

• Generating sales leads during service call.

• Completing appropriate documentation.




  • You must be apprentice-trained or equivalent and fully conversant with electrical engineering disciplines
  • 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 essential, full product training will be given along with WTE crane specific training.
  • Scheduled weekend working will attract enhanced premiums - we pay double time at the weekend
  • Working one weekend in every month.
  • Willingness to work away from home. (Approx. 1 week per 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 work at heights
  • Willingness to work extra hours – this attracts paid overtime
  •  Able to work across the southern area of the UK



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.

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