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Industrial Crane Technician - Corpus Christi, TX

Advantage Technical
401(k), profit sharing, company vehicle
United States, Texas, Corpus Christi
March 03, 2024

At OEM, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the OEM name - people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes OEM a unique place to work.

Do you have an interest in becoming an experienced Overhead Crane Service Technician for the world's largest Lifting Business? Are you skilled electrically and mechanically? Are you able and able to work at extreme heights? OEM has many opportunities open across the United States that we are looking to fill with mechanically inclined individuals. At OEM, service technicians are the heart of our industry. Our technicians work in a safety-first type of environment and don't mind heights or working on mechanical parts. As a service technician, you will work with 480 3 phase motors, troubleshooting issues with our cranes, and working with clients and facility directors to ensure that our client's needs are being serviced properly.

What we offer
Salary: Pay is determined based on skills, geographic location, internal equity, market/data analysis, number of years of prior relevant experience, degrees and/or certifications, technical assessment score, etc.

Company Vehicle:
Our Service Technicians get a work truck and a gas card to be used for business purposes.

Benefits: Medical Plan (You can reduce your deductible by participating in our Wellness Program for 2024. Employees will then have the option to potentially get their medical benefits at no cost in 2025. Ask us for details!) Dental, Vision, 401k plan with a match from day one, profit sharing, identity theft protection, accident insurance, travel insurance and so much more!
Career Development: We offer a defined career path for our Technicians to take control of their own future. Learn More, Earn More! Acquire knowledge both experientially and in formal educational settings, progressing through our Technician Leveling program. Enjoy the convenience of real-time tracking accessible through a dedicated app on your company-issued mobile device-an innovative feature facilitating continuous learning and career development.
Principal Responsibilities:

  • Conduct inspections, maintenance, and repairs on electric overhead traveling cranes and hoists at customer locations.
  • Provide on-call service as part of a rotation, including after-hours support.
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, structural, and electronic issues on-site.
  • Perform post-repair audits to ensure safety features are functional.
  • Document findings and recommend corrective actions, including safety notifications to customers.
  • Consult with customers on repair and safety issues, offering recommendations for material handling improvement.
  • Produce electronic documentation using company tools, obtaining customer signatures.
  • Stay updated on industry codes and regulations (OSHA, ANSI, CMAA, HMI).
  • Complete service reports and other required documents accurately and promptly.
  • Communicate with the Field Operations Manager and Service Coordinator following established practices
  • Maintain company-issued equipment, vehicles, and assets in proper working order.
  • Operate tools, equipment, and vehicles, reporting deficiencies to the supervisor.
  • Follow established safety rules and procedures, including customer guidelines.
  • Participate in monthly safety meetings.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


  • High School Diploma required.
  • Associate degree in Industrial Electrical and/or Mechanical Technology or related field preferred or equivalent vocational/technical training and experience.


  • Minimum one (1) year experience involving electrical troubleshooting and mechanical repair.
  • Some electronic experience but not necessary.
  • Prior experience with cranes is a benefit, but not required.

Other Requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a good driving record, including a valid driver's license.
  • Must be willing to work off the ground.
  • Can work varied overtime, as needed by customer, be available for "on call" as part of the service office rotation and be able to travel and work out of town, on occasion.

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About Advantage Technical

With company roots going back over 30 years, Advantage Technical is an engineering and information technology services company and a national leader in the provision of technical resources today. These services include Staff Augmentation, Direct Placement, Project Resourcing and Outsourcing - delivered from 40 key market locations, by over 3500 specialized contractors, to over 500 clients across North America. Advantage Technical is a Best of Staffing Diamond Award winner for both Clients and Talent. For more information about the industries and services offered by Advantage Technical, please visit .

Advantage Technical is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Technical is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.