Utility One Source
  • Kansas City, MO - CTE- Shop Operations
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, and Matching 401(k)



SUMMARY: Responsible for performing heavy duty crane modifications, installations and repairs to damaged cranes, buckets, diggers, crane parts, plus crane repair and maintenance work in accordance with Custom Truck and factory standards under the general direction of the Crane Shop Manager.

  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
  • Installation and removal of different types of crane and crane equipment.
  • Modification of crane truck wheelbases.
  • Installation and removal of crane truck suspensions.
  • Perform work as outlined on crane order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with Custom Truck and factory standards.
  • Fabrication and installation of components related to crane equipment installations.
  • Keeps shop area neat and clean and be able to account for all tools at all times.
  • Ability to follow both written and verbal installation instructions.
  • Uses and maintains all necessary shop equipment required to complete any crane repairs or PM inspections.
  • Disposes of used oil, grease, antifreeze and filters in the assigned location to insure EPA compliance.
  • Cleans and properly equips assigned area to perform all necessary repairs to equipment.
  • Communicates with parts department to obtain needed parts.
  • Tags all warranty and core parts and take to area for return, insuring proper credit is allowed.
  • Advises Crane Manager immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if installations or repairs cannot be completed within the time promised.
  • Document work performed.
  • Attend factory-sponsored training classes.
  • Ensures that customers' cranes are kept clean.
  • Tests crane to quality-check work performed.
  • Works with all departments in harmony.
  • Must have a working knowledge and understanding of the Company's Job Safety policies pertaining to this position. Attends and participates in Custom Truck monthly safety training classes.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements 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. MUST have own tools.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one-year experience in similar role or certification from recognized training program, accredited trade school or similar institution.  Multiple years of crane repair/installation is desired.   History of stable employment and/or involvement in community activities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Must be able to represent Custom Truck & Equipment in a professional manner. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to read and write information given in classes and training seminars and apply that knowledge in every day working environment.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Exhibits strong judgment and decision-making skills. Must have personal initiative. Will work independently or in team or work group environment. Must possess a strong desire to learn.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is a physically demanding position. This employee will stand eight or more hours per shift. Will frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Will use hand and power tools as well as hoist and test equipment. Hand tools subject employee to vibration, hand, arm and upper extremity stress. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. several times during each shift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is also exposed to dust, fumes and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Maintaining a safe work environment is a top priority for the Company, therefore, employees are always expected to follow the Company's safety rules and Safety Policies.

LOCATION:  Successful candidate must be available to work in the Kansas City, MO location.   

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