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Country:  United States

Watertown, WI, US

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Job Code USA/CA:  WT- Maintenance

Maintenance Technician(2nd shift)-Watertown, WI

Country: United States (US) 
Location: Watertown
, Wisconsin (US-WI) 
Location details: 

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.


Second Shift Maintenance Mechanic Position Overview

This position is responsible for various preventative maintenance activities, repairing/maintaining machines, and troubleshooting with the goal of maintaining a safe and clean work environment in accordance with company policies and procedures.  Problem-solving skills and a deep understanding of mechanics, pneumatics, and hydraulics are crucial to this role. 


Essential Job Functions

  • Repair and maintain manual and CNC machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance.
  • Perform emergency repairs
  • Conduct preventive maintenance to mechanical/electrical devices
  • Work with operators to problem-solve and troubleshoot machine malfunctions.
  • Be able to detect and troubleshoot malfunctions through observation (sound or visual)
  • Run diagnostic tests to ensure the system is operable and running safely

Secondary Job Functions

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Keep open communication with 1st Shift Maintenance regarding issues, concerns, and solutions
  • Prioritize and schedule various tasks throughout a shift based on importance.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with operators
  • Operate scissors lift and forklifts
  • Communicate machine updates with various departments and shifts. 


  • Knowledge of common manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication along with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience as a maintenance mechanic or similar role
  • Great understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanics
  • Familiarity using various power and hand tools, such as crane hoists and grinders
  • Knowledge of computer systems (Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • Must have your own tools to complete essential job functions


Other Skills/Abilities

  • Physical requirements may include lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally.
  • Organized and uses time effectively. 
  • Must be able to interpret structural and machining blueprints, knowledgeable of fabrication drawings and tolerances.
  • Ability to think ahead and plan for future needs.
  • Problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing and carpentry.





NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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

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