Crane Technician (Electrical)

Listed 18 days Ago
Napier Port
Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

Napier Port is the gateway for goods flowing in and out of Central New Zealand and is at the heart of the Hawke’s Bay economy. We are driven to find better answers for our importers and exporters by leveraging technology, innovation, and the capability of our people.

At Napier Port we’re passionate about the safety of our people and are committed to all people going home safely every day. We also believe in offering all of our staff the opportunity to develop their careers and allow them to set their sights as high as they can go.

We’re currently looking for a Crane Technician with an electro-mechanical focus, who has a broad range of experience in industrial electrical work. 

The Crane Technician is a member of the Crane Services Team who provide technical services and support to our mobile harbour crane fleet. This fleet is critical, front line equipment and a key contributor to our operational success. Crane Technicians are responsible for the servicing and preventative maintenance and repairs on our mobile harbour cranes.  

Key priorities for the role include:

  • Implementation and optimisation of preventative maintenance/maintenance programme for our crane fleet 
  • Responsiveness to crane breakdowns/failures
  • Support maintenance of mobile plant on port including call outs
  • Form key relationships with internal and external customers
  • Health and Safety – support Just Culture initiatives 
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement 

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of electrical and mechanical services, preferably in an industrial environment, as well as industrial PLC knowledge. Experience in hydraulic control systems and Canbus, Profibus and Asibus systems is advantageous, however training can be provided for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be a registered electrician and will preferably hold a class 2 drivers licence with an F endorsement. They will be a team player, have great communication skills, and be a self-starter that can challenge themselves to continuously improve. The successful candidate will not be afraid of working at heights and will be available to work an on-call roster which may include weekend work.

If this sounds like you, submit an online application today.