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Crane Mechanic
Houston, TX
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POSITION SUMMARY:               

This position performs the maintenance and repairs to the company’s harbor mobile cranes.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Reports directly to the Port Captain & Mechanics Manager.  Does not exercise supervision over any position.

Position Hourly Rate:



  • Must have (3) three years’ experience in maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of Liebherr or similar cargo cranes and hydraulic systems
  • Must have experience as a full diesel mechanic, experience to include 3 years’ in equipment maintenance, repairs, operations and maintenance programs; extensive knowledge of crane operations, methods and techniques (software, hydraulic, electrical)
  • Liebherr crane certification will be accepted in lieu of Basic Electrical certification or Electronics certification with high voltage systems;
  • Possess strong knowledge of methods, techniques, and procedures involved in maintenance repairs and replacement of parts.
  • Must be have ability to read, write, and speak Intermediate English
  • Must have ability to function effectively in a fast paced, team oriented work environment
  • Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees
  • Must be able to work (flexible hours) extended hours including nights, overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Perform the maintenance and repairs to the company’s harbor mobile cranes
  • Perform various diagnostics and repairs to the Liebherr Cranes
  • Perform routine checks on Crane’s diesel engines and fuel systems
  • Check and troubleshoot spreader’s Hydraulic and Electrical systems
  • Check and troubleshoot Crane’s Hydraulic and Electrical systems
  • Perform routine checks prior to each crane being used for loading and unloading vessel operations
  • Perform periodic inspections on the boom


  • Subject to physical and/or DOT Screening is required along with other tests as applicable
  • The employee is continuously required to talk, hear, stand, walk, reach forward and grasp
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, bend forward, squat, exercise repetitive foot and wrist motion, finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination
  • The employee is occasionally required to kneel, crawl, twist, reach overhead, pinch, exercise repetitive foot motion and eye-hand-foot coordination
  • The employee is frequently required to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, frequently push and pull up to 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus



  • Exposure to all possible environmental factors such as extreme heat, rain, wind and high humidity during day and night shifts.
  • Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally exposed to dust, fumes and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Exposure to heights
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high
  • Exposed to moderate vibration through hands, when using power tools and throughout body when operating crane.



  • Report safety hazards.
  • Immediately report incidents involving injury, illness, or property damage.
  • Wear appropriate PPE as instructed by immediate supervisor.
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Refuse any unsafe task or operation.
  • Participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Be constantly aware of their personal safety and that of their coworkers.


  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change


No phone calls, please. We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Veteran / Disability employer.
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