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Lead Crane Technician


Lead Hand Crane Tech

Whitby 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 a Lead Hand Overhead Crane Technician, you will be working at various manufacturing plants throughout the Ottawa area, 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 Ottawa, but 90% of your time is working offsite. We are looking for someone with 2 years' of experience as an overhead crane technician.


  • Great starting pay of $48-$51/hour
  • Day shift Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm
  • Permanent position based out of Whitby
  • 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
  • Determine extent of repair required
  • Respond to after-hour service calls / on-call
  • Resolve emergency breakdown situations
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace the defective part
  • 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 of experience as an overhead crane technician
  • Certified millwright or electrician
  • 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
  • Available to work overtime and on call as required
  • Must have reliable own transportation, G License in good standing



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