Street Cranexpress Service Engineer

Careers | 19th June 2020

Business Brief

Street Cranexpress is a family-run, innovative British business with 50 years’ experience in the lifting equipment sector. 

Our main offering is the routine maintenance of all makes and models of lifting equipment. We also offer repair and refurbishment, modernisation, installations, and certification of overhead cranes and hoists. At its core, Street Cranexpress is a customer service company; we pride ourselves on our ability to keep customers’ factories productive, no matter the industry or brand. 

In addition to the benefits listed below, there will be many routes of progression available to you at Street Cranexpress, thanks to our emphasis on growth and heavy investment in training and development.


The Role

  • The Street Cranexpress Service Department deals with preventative maintenance contracts (PPM), breakdowns on a 24-hour 7 day basis, service follow up work (SFU), spare parts, crane modernisation and all after sales activities associated with Street Cranexpress Ltd

  • Lodge away as required dependant on job and location

  • Overtime and weekend working as required dependant on job and location
  • Street Crane product training will be provided as well as LEEA accreditations and any other applicable accreditations necessary 

Duties of the Role

  • Refurbishment/Modernisation of overhead cranes, hoists and lifting equipment

  • Overhead crane and gantry installation, inspection, testing and commissioning

  • Jib crane installation, inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), and identify potential mechanical and electrical problems with our reporting system
  • Carry out Service Follow Ups (SFU) and/or project modernisation work related to crane conversion or refurbishment
  • Attend emergency breakdowns, identify faults and carry out effective repairs. These will generally be electrical problems, possibly PLC related
  • Document all site visits using our cutting-edge reporting technology 

Skills Required

  • Previous specialist experience of OHTCs is preferred, ideally with knowledge of cranes supplied by major global manufacturers. Tower crane experience alone would not be sufficient

  • Must be a competent industrial electrician and/or mechanically biased and apprentice trained (NVQ level 3 or above)

  • Must be able to work on your own, as part of the Service Department or lead a team of engineers depending on the nature of the jobs, duration and location
  • Should be self-motivated, responsible, prepared to travel throughout the UK and will be expected to work some unsociable hours
  • Willingness to undergo security clearance if required 

Benefits of working with us


  • Full time employment

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • 33 Holidays including bank holidays
  • Paid birthday benefit
  • Competitive salary
  • Westfield health cover
  • 2 x Basic wage death in service benefit
  • Uniform, van, fuel card and all required PPE provided
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Social events

To apply to this role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to [email protected].

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Tyler Street,
Sheffield, S9 1GL
Tel: +44 (0)114 243 1142
Email: [email protected]