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Apprentice Crane Technician

Edmonton, AB, Canada

Job Type

Permanent, Full-time

Position: Apprentice Overhead Crane Service Technician

Location: Edmonton

Kristian Electric is looking an Electrician or Millwright Apprentice who is interested in joining the Overhead Crane Service Technician team at our Edmonton branch. As an Apprentice Crane Technician, you will be trained and coached through your apprenticeship while learning the ins and outs of crane service, repairs, troubleshooting, installation, and eventually, inspections.
The successful candidate will be:
• Reliable and conscientious of their learning, techniques, and work while assisting with project deadlines and customer requests
• A team player – willing to help wherever needed and take on any tasks that may get your hands dirty
• Safety focused and diligent to role model for future apprentices and other co-workers

Role Summary: An apprentice Crane Technician assisting with the servicing and installing of overhead cranes at customer job sites and in our local shop.

Key Responsibilities:
• Performing preventative and corrective maintenance of overhead cranes and equipment
• Assisting in the installation of overhead cranes and corresponding equipment
• Troubleshooting equipment to diagnose deficiencies and determine repairs required
• Repairing or replacing defective parts
• Cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, and performing other maintenance work on lifting equipment
• Servicing attachments and working tools
• Continued education, technical experience, and on-the-job learning

Educational Requirements:
• Must be an indentured apprentice in good standing with apprenticeship board

Experience and Qualifications Required:
• Minimum 1-year electrical experience — clearly state your level of apprenticeship (1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year) on your application
• Electrical experience in industrial areas preferred
• Must be comfortable working at heights
• Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license with a driver’s abstract, evidencing a clean driving record and a non-graduated driver’s license
• Must be safety oriented
• Training (preferred): CSTS, Fall Arrest, Scissor Lift, Forklift, Crane Operator Training
• Experience operating forklifts is an asset

Core Competencies:
• Ability to problem-solve, troubleshoot, and diagnose electrical and mechanical issues
• Reliable, organized, and attentive to details
• Exceptional customer service experience
• Ability to function as part of a team and to request and accept direction as needed
• Dedication to safety and willingness to fully participate in the Kristian Electric Health & Safety Program
• Positive attitude towards learning, motivating, working on a team, and engaging with customers
• Clear communicator both written and verbally

Working Conditions:
• Shop environment
• Requires steel toed footwear
• Eye protection is provided

Why join the Kristian Electric team

As a strong family business, we take great pride in our employees and what we can do to make our employees enjoy their work. Our company culture is built by the people who make up Kristian Electric, and we aim to ensure everyone has a voice and a sense of ownership in the success of our business. We promise exceptional benefits programs, competitive compensation, and safe working conditions. Our inclusive company culture provides employee engagement and opportunities for employees to build themselves to the people they want to be.


We recognize ourselves as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kristian Electric does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications and business needs.

We are excited to grow - hopefully, you can grow with us!


What We Offer:

  • Competitive wages

  • Health & Dental benefits

  • Company pension plan

  • Friendly work environment

Kristian Electric Ltd. 

4215 – 64 Ave SE, Calgary, AB


Kristian Electric Ltd. 

14236 121A Avenue, Edmonton, AB


Kristian Electric Ltd. 

710 46th Street, Saskatoon, SK

Hours of operation are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
Some overtime may be required