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Crane Technician

Oakville, ON


STRIVE is a specialist recruitment firm offering proactive recruitment solutions in the areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration, and Manufacturing Operations. STRIVE supports various clients from small to medium-sized enterprises to Fortune 500 organizations for their permanent, contract, and temporary recruitment needs


As an Overhead Crane Technician, you will be working at various manufacturing plants throughout the Niagara Region, repairing overhead cranes. This is a great permanent opportunity for someone who enjoys traveling to various sites while working for a reputable well-established company that treats you like a family member. You will be given a work truck to travel to different plants to perform repair services and preventative maintenance on the cranes. The position is based out of Oakville, but 90% of your time is working offsite. We are looking for someone with 5 years' experience as an overhead crane technician.


  • Great starting pay of $38-$47/hour
  • Day shift Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm
  • Permanent position based out of Oakville
  • Overtime and double-time pay for on-call work which is on a rotation basis
  • Opportunity for advancement and career growth
  • Fantastic team of people that you get to work with
  • Great benefits- RRSP matching, medical, and dental
  • Tool and safety boot allowance
  • Company events, great culture, and working conditions


  • Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Display a professional image and work within a team environment to accomplish goals 
  • Inspect hoists, cranes, systems, chain falls, and pullers
  • Order parts and maintain inventory 
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation 
  • Perform crane inspections, repairs, and installations and respond to breakdown calls 
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts


  • 5 years experience as an overhead crane technician
  • Secondary school diploma or high school equivalent as a minimum
  • 3 Years of Hands-On Electrical Experience- the ideal candidate will have a 309A license
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Welding experience is considered an asset 
  • Mechanical aptitude 
  • Excellent people and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Knowledge and understanding of structural, electrical, and mechanical systems
  • Able to work in elevated areas
  • Eager to learn
  • Available to work overtime as required
  • Must have reliable own transportation, G License in good standing



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