Job Description

Port Service Technician

Location: Home based, travel UK wide

OTE: £45k per annum

Benefits: 31 days annual leave, contributory pension, private healthcare, loyalty bonus.

Our client is a leading provider in crane and lifting equipment solutions, is seeking a skilled and experienced Crane and Lifting Equipment Technician to join our dynamic team who will specialise in their Port & Marine Team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the commissioning, maintenance, and servicing of client cranes and lifting equipment, ensuring the highest standards of safety and performance.

Job Description: As a Crane and Lifting Equipment Technician, you will be responsible for the following essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Carry out the commissioning, maintenance, inspection, and servicing of client cranes and lifting equipment, throughout UK Port locations.
  • Perform repairs and inspections on a variety of electrical equipment and systems.
  • Conduct fault finding and repairs on hydraulic and mechanical equipment and systems.
  • Manage the commissioning, maintenance, inspection, and servicing of a range of client mechanical equipment.
  • Assist in spares identification and procurement.
  • Produce clear, factual documented reports for all jobs.
  • Rigging and lift planning.
  • Ensure compliance with site HSEQ requirements.
  • Collaborate with site staff to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Minimise environmental risks during tasks and utilise available controls when offshore.
  • Travel outside of the UK/Ireland for departmental assistance or training.

Skills & Competencies: The successful candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:

  • Apprentice served in either Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering/ Hydraulic Engineering.
  • Experience working within crane industry.
  • Experience with Liebherr, Gottwald, and other cranes is an advantage.
  • Proficient in commissioning and fault finding on electro-mechanical and/or hydro-mechanical systems.
  • Ability to read schematics and engineering drawings and translate them into practice.
  • Ability to work independently or within a team.
  • Comfortable working at heights.
  • In-depth knowledge of preventative maintenance on cranes.
  • IT literate with report-writing skills.
  • Possession of a valid UK/Ireland driving licence.