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Country:  United Kingdom

Stanford-le-Hope, ESS, United Kingdom

Location details:  Felixstowe, Basildon, Chelmsford, Colchester, Sout
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  On-site

Maintenance Engineer

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.



The business area of Port Solutions here at Konecranes focuses on lifting equipment and automation solutions within a port environment, equipment includes, Rubber Tyre Gantry, Automated Stacking Cranes to name but a few.

Continuing to support our customer's needs we are recruiting a mulitskilled Maintenance Engineer (Port Service Technician) who will after training, perform the commissioning, installation, and longer-term support of this equipment.

The role will be specific support for key customers in the Essex coastal region.


We recognise that people come from diverse backgrounds and skills and welcome all to apply.


You will report to the Operations Manager, Port Solutions.


You Will: 

  • Carry out mechanical and electrical installation, commissioning, inspection, and testing including service and repair of Port Solution products, such as rubber tyre gantry cranes, automated stacker cranes.
  • Trouble- shooting equipment malfunctions, in mechanical gearing equipment, crane braking technologies. repair and replacement of damaged crane components.
  • Consult with customers on repair and safety related issues
  • Accurate and descriptive problem reporting
  • Complete inspection and examination documentation.


You Have: 

  • Multiskilled in Electrical, Mechanical and PLCs
  • The ability to perform task independently without direct supervision
  • The ability to demonstrate competency in the diagnosis, repair and troubleshooting of various cranes
  • Experience in preventative maintenance (oil changes) and light equipment repair.
  • Familiar with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and LOLER
  • UK driver's licence.
  • Ability to work at height.


Our Benefits:

  • Great salary
  • Paid Travel time
  • Paid overtime after the basic 40 hours
  • Contributory pension, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Employee shares save scheme
  • Employee discounts on retail, leisure, and travel
  • A Company vehicle with satnav, corporate clothing and mobile are provided.
  • Specialised training on high quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent company working practices and industry-leading training programme
  • Accommodation and subsistence will be provided when staying away overnight.




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.


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