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Overhead Crane Service Technician

Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

Kristian Electric is looking for an Overhead Crane Service Technician to join our Saskatoon branch. As a Crane Technician, you will be responsible for servicing, troubleshooting, and the in-stallation of overhead cranes and hoists. The successful candidate will be:
• Reliable and organized with maintaining and working with project deadlines and customer requests
• An exceptional customer relationship builder
• Able to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
• Safety focused

Role Summary: An Overhead Crane Service Technician servicing and installing overhead cranes in our shop and at customer job sites/shops.
Key Responsibilities:
• Performing preventative and corrective maintenance of overhead cranes and equipment
• Assisting in the installation of overhead cranes and corresponding equipment
• Conducting full inspections of overhead crane systems, electric hoists, and manual hoists at customer facilities
• Troubleshooting equipment to diagnose deficiencies and determine repairs required
• Repairing or replacing defective parts
• Cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, and performing other maintenance work on lifting equip-ment
• Servicing attachments and working tools.

Educational Requirements

• Must have a minimum of 4 years or 8,000 hours of documented overhead crane service and/or inspection experience.
• Journeyman Electrician or Millwright
• High School diploma or GED equivalent

Experience and Qualifications Required

• Must be comfortable working at heights
• Ability to work varied hours, overtime and on call if needed
• Must have valid driver’s license and a driver’s abstract, evidencing a clean driving record and a non-graduated driver’s license.
• Ability to work out of town for short periods
• Must be safety oriented
• Training: CSTS, Fall Arrest, Scissor Lift, Forklift, Crane Operator Training.
• Experience operating forklifts with valid forklift certification

Core Competencies

• Ability to problem-solve, troubleshoot, and diagnose electrical and mechanical issues
• Reliable, organized, and attentive to details when working on and servicing overhead cranes, hoists, and projects
• Exceptional customer service experience
• Ability to function as part of a team and to request and accept direction as required
• Make sure diagnosis and services are accurate for customers, and the safety and integrity of the business, as well as building regulation compliance
• Dedication to safety and willingness to fully participate in the Kristian Health & Safety Pro-gram
• Positive attitude towards learning, motivating, working on a team, and engaging with cus-tomers
• Ability to be accountable with minimal supervision
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Clear communicator both written and verbally
Working Conditions
• Shop environment
• Service calls to customer sites/shops which may or may not require drug testing
• 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