An exciting opportunity with one of North America’s largest and well-known crane manufacturing companies.

Service Technician / Crane Inspector

Service Technician/Crane Inspector

CES is a multi-branch company with locations in and around Illinois,  Iowa and Nebraska.  We have an exciting career opportunity with a one of North America’s largest and well-known overhead crane and  jib crane manufacturing companies.

We are seeking a skilled Hoist & Crane Service Technician, with electrical inspection, service, and repair experience to join our growing team.  To perform repairs, maintenance, installations, and inspections of overhead bridge cranes, hoists, and various material handling equipment as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Troubleshoots & completes repairs, maintenance and installation, inspection, and load testing at customer locations for a variety of overhead bridge cranes and hoists. Complete appropriate paperwork as required. Work in a safe and effective manner. Company paid and provided including classroom, on-line and hands-on training.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one year minimum of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language & Technical Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend technical instructions, schematics, diagrams, and instructional manuals. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and/or supervisors, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving many variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

Must learn in-house software, use Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Uses service program on iPad.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read Blueprints
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Strong electro-mechanical knowledge
  • Familiarity with 3 phase electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of control voltage circuits
  • Experience with variable frequency drives.

Other Qualifications:

Will be required to travel on a regular and daily basis. Must have valid driver’s license. Must be available to perform evening and weekend work. Employee is required to supply small hand tools, such as screwdrivers, wrenches, electrical tools, etc. Knowledge of VFD and strong electrical skills preferred.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.00 – $27.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


  • Driver’s License (Required)

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