Crane Electrician / Mechanic

Waterloo, IA

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A Waterloo/Cedar Falls, IA company is looking for an Electrician/Service Tech!

This is a 1st shift DIRECT HIRE Opportunity.

Summary of Position:

  • Perform electrical wiring and functional testing of overhead crane/hoist systems per prints and specifications.
  • Assemble other mechanical/electrical components as required.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical components of production related equipment.
  • Must have electrical experience in an industrial setting.

Salary: $20+/hr - Hourly wage to be determined by experience

Hours: 7a – 3:30p Monday-Friday (Will work 1st shift hours 90% and off shift hours 10%, 3-4 weekends/yr)

Qualifications/Essential Knowledge of Position:

Electrical Experience in Industrial Setting:

  • Single Phase, Three Phase
  • Hydraulics
  • Controls - PLC, DC
  • Motors, Motor Brakes
  • Wire Harness
  • Relay Wiring
  • Variable Drives
  • Knowledge of cranes – wiring, troubleshooting
  • Read schematics, mechanical drawings
  • Mechanical background/aptitude
  • Must pass electrical proficiency test administered at time of interview.

Essential Functions:

  • Interpret blueprints and other design related specifications.
  • Operate hand and power tools.
  • Operate overhead crane/hoist.
  • Operate fork lift, boom lift, rigging.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently and professionally without a high level of direct supervision.


  • Some travel required. 30% in state w/in 200 mile radius. 10% overnight
  • Company vehicle, expenses paid by company

Job Requirements

Must have:

  • Valid Driver License
  • High School Diploma

Benefits included:

  • All tools provided
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Relocation
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