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Service Technician - Mechanical

Posted: 01/22/2023


The role of our Service Technician is to apply mechanical and related knowledge to install, test, repair, replace and/or modify equipment and machinery in the industrial plant or on-site consistent with established procedure and in accordance with local, state, and national codes.

Essential Duties

  • Read mechanical schematics and perform basic mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Read mechanical and machinist blueprints, and precision measuring instruments, then document findings on appropriate paperwork.
  • Perform mechanical and welding type duties on an as needed basis and meet all requirements such as welding specs, rigging, assembling cranes.
  • Troubleshoot all sizes and types or cranes and mechanically determine problems and take corrective action.
  • Work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Provide Service Manager with accurate and complete information on mechanical machinery in order to install/replace/order replacement parts.
  • Operate machinery in shop and the field as needed such as saw, fork truck, cherry picker, high lift, torch welder, transit, laser beam.
  • Work in extreme conditions such as height, dirt, noise, vibration, nuclear environment, temperature.
  • Travel away from home on an as needed basis for extended periods of time.
  • Complete documentation with relevant information required to generate reports to be forwarded to the engineering or production departments, or to the customer. Use of digital camera and docking station required.
  • Keep department and work areas clean, safe, and organized.
  • Perform all assignments according to established procedures, guidelines and with recognized electrical codes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of accredited apprenticeship or vocational program or 3-4 years on-the-job training


  • Trade school background a plus
  • Minimum 5 years industrial maintenance background
  • Knowledge of industrial production machinery to include layout, placement, installation, startup, turnover
  • Knowledge of OSHA 1910.179; ANSI/ASME B30.2A; NEC regulations; CMAA regulations required
  • Valid Driver’s license and DOT Certification required
  • Ability to complete required nuclear site access
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the construction, installation and repair of buildings, cranes, and other machinery
  • Basic knowledge of machinery and tools including their design, uses, repairs and maintenance
  • Ability to safely operate mobile man-lift equipment
  • Ability to work with supervision using established guidelines, procedures and in accordance with required electrical code

Personal Behaviors

  • Commit to the mission, vison and values of American Crane
  • Conduct self in a manner that represents ACECO and GRIT Matters
  • Participate in trainings as required to maintain skill level
  • Communicate effectively with all customers (internal/external), including understanding, speaking, reading and writing in English
  • Work Hard, Have Fun, and Do the Right Thing

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $34,540.05 - $80,942.92 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Construction site
  • Outdoor work

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Gilbertsville, PA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Industrial maintenance: 5 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road


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TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce

152 East High Street, Suite 200
Pottstown, PA 19464

Phone: 610.326.2900