Crane Service Technician
Palmerston North, Full Time, Trades & Services
Please Quote Reference Number 86674
  • Electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering background
  • Competitive remuneration package on offer
  • Join the J J Niven Engineering team in Palmerston North

  • J J Niven Engineering is a Palmerston North based company which manufactures and services a wide range of lifting and mechanical plant equipment throughout New Zealand. This equipment ranges from Gantry Cranes to Stage Lifts, materials handling and other Factory Plant. Due to our experience we have built a significant customer base for our service team to maintain.

    We require a Service Technician to service equipment throughout the lower to central North Island. An electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering background would be best suited for this role. Training will be provided in unfamiliar areas.

    The key responsibilities for this position include:
    • Competently carry out inspection, adjustment and maintenance of cranes & mechanical plant
    • Compile reports / worksheets in a legible manner and discuss with the customer areas requiring further attention after inspecting / servicing
    • Under minimal supervision be competent in undertaking repairs, installations and testing of Gantry Cranes
    • Follow fault finding procedures to identify defective items
    The key skills required for this role include:
    • Ideally a trade qualification, either electrical or mechanical or relevant experience in maintaining mechanical plant and equipment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with customers, your supervisor, and other team members / subcontractors
    • An excellent safety record and be competent in providing a safe work environment during scheduled servicing and in breakdown situations
    • A current drivers licence
    • Be comfortable working at height
    • Be available to travel
    A competitive remuneration package is on offer.

    Palmerston North has affordable housing, good schools, tertiary institutions ie University, Ucol and Teachers College. Add our central location, fishing and hunting and this makes the area a great place to live and work.

    Please Quote Reference Number 86674

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