Overhead Crane Service Engineer

Recruiter
Questech Recruitment Ltd
Location
Gateshead
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The maintenance division of Questech currently have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Overhead Crane Engineer. With a significant presence in the Engineering industry not only in the Northeast and Cumbria but Nationally. The North East and Cumbria division require Crane Service Engineers to boost their operations.

Our client provide expertise in a wide range of lifting equipment products and associated services to all sectors of industry in the UK.

Job Description

Work falls in to two sections
- Planned maintenance and installation
- Breakdown Cover
Maintenance of the hoists covers: cleaning and testing all of the components, inspecting the associated lifting equipment (wires, hooks etc), checking and assessing wear on the components - then carrying out functional testing on the hoist.

Install both new systems and upgrade existing. There is a fitter to assist with the engineering process but the successful Crane Engineer with Electrical bias will be expected to calibrate remote / pendant systems, install catenary wires and hard wire the crane to the electrics.

Operate a breakdown service, which includes an out of hours response where required.

The Engineering company continues to grow and develop.

The Successful Applicant will have the following:

A sound knowledge of LOLER regulations is also important for testing purposes.
Generally the cranes the client works with are 3 phase so it is crucial that the successful Crane Engineer has experience of this.
Experience with both electrical and mechanical fault finding will be required.
Overhead factory crane experience is essential.

For more information about this excellent career opportunity please call Paul Townshend on (Apply online only) or apply today

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