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

Service Technician / Crane Inspector

Location: Crane Equipment & Service, Inc. (CES) is a multi-branch company with locations in and around Illinois & Iowa. This position requires the willingness to work at customer facilities as necessary.

We are seeking a skilled Hoist & Crane Service Technician for our Council Bluffs, IA location near Omaha, with a proven track record of providing good customer service to join our growing team!

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

As a Service Technician, you would be responsible for the following duties:

  • Ability to perform overhead crane and hoist repairs.
  • Mechanical knowledge along with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Load testing of the crane and hoist systems when required.
  • Communicate effectively with customer and other team members.

The qualified candidate will be able to pass drug, alcohol, and background checks and will meet the following:

  • Able to work at ceiling level elevation, off ladders and manlifts.
  • Experience with overhead crane and hoist inspections.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and work on your feet during normal worktime.
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Computer skills & knowledge.
  • Comfortable and knowledgeable working with hand and power tools.
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical instructions, diagrams, and instruction manuals.

Benefits and Job Specific Details:

This position comes with great benefits & perks:
Benefits include:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off Perks
  • Company issued iPad
  • Company paid training programs


  • Monday-Friday, FIRST SHIFT (7am – 3:30 pm), and must be available for some weekends and overtime.
  • Travel to CES Facilities in Illinois and/or Iowa for training – 5 to 10 days per year.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 – $30.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) employer contributions
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vision insurance


  • 8-hour shift with Overtime available.
  • 1st Shift

Education:  High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Mechanical Knowledge: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Electrical Knowledge: 5 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:  Driver’s License (Required)

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