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PadgettServices Mobile Crane Field Technician in New Albany, Indiana

Mobile Crane Field Technician

General Description

Mobile Crane Field Technician, maintains heavy diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies and keeping records.

This position will take problem solving calls with operators, shop and service reps. Sixty percent of the duties will be in a field environment. Over-time is a must for this position.

Responsibilities of Position

Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.

Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing weatherization procedures.

Corrects equipment deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.

Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.

Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.

Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.

Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.

Requirements of Position

High school diploma/GED or commensurate work experience as a Diesel mechanics. Up to date computer skills on the latest technology in the Heavy equipment and Mobile Cranes.

Provides full attention to what other people are saying, respectfully communicates by taking time to understand the points being made and asks questions at appropriate times to obtain clarification. Prefer vocational or technical training to operate machinery or minimum 5 years related experience.

Must be able to travel; may assist in other shop areas at management discretion.

Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate forklift equipment and company vehicles.

Efficiently answer and respond to questions regarding projects and resolve maintenance issues without supervision.

Good physical condition required – some lifting and outside work. Lifting up to 80 pounds, and 50 pound repetitively.

Must be able to drive up to 13 gear transmission.

Must be able to do D.O.T. Inspections.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet).

If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact Padgett Inc. at


Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Profit Sharing, Wellness

Program Incentives.

Job Type: Full-time

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