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Shop Crane Tech Mechanic at MGX Equipment Services, LLC in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

MGX Shop Crane Technicians are responsible for the inspection, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of various crane equipment including mobile cranes and boom trucks. 

This position will be located at the Baton Rouge, Louisiana branch for MGX Equipment Services and reports to the Branch Manager. 

*Candidates hired for this role will receive a $3,500 sign-on bonus, payable after 90 days continuous service; and be eligible for our Tool Reimbursement Program of up to $1,500 per calendar year.


  • Operates and inspects cranes in order to diagnose defects

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of CANBUS, PAT, EKS, ECOS & MEGA-TRACK system

  • Examines parts for damage or excessive wear using micrometers and gauges

  • Reads, understands and interprets operating manuals, parts manuals, blueprints and technical drawings

  • Tests mechanical, electronic, electrical and hydraulic products and equipment after repair or modification to ensure proper operation and compliance with OEM specifications

  • Prepares for jobs by checking parts and drawings for accuracy and completeness

  • Capable of accomplishing tasks independently without direct supervision

  • Perform thorough and accurate annual inspections

  • Maintain conformity to safety requirements and other regulations

  • Properly fills out working reports, hour’s reports, time sheets, hour’s overviews and expense reports

  • Good customer service and communication skills


  • High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Mechanic/Technician.  

  • History of working with different forms of mobile crane equipment, specifically Grove RT and TMS Cranes; Grove GMK European Cranes; Manitowoc EPIC and/ or Traditional Cranes; National Boom Trucks; Manitex Boom Trucks and Cranes a strong plus

  • Sets a positive example in punctuality and professional demeanor by respectful communication with all levels of staff, keeping work areas clean & orderly plus promoting safety regulations and all other company programs

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record preferred.

  • Basic computer skills preferred.

  • Required to purchase full set of hand tools up to 1.5 inches.

  • Manufacture approved training/certifications preferred 

  • Must be able to work overtime and on weekends as required.


  • Perform job functions in a safe manner.

  • Wear all Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E.) required by Company policy for the job being performed. 

  • Know and follow established job specific and facility wide safety and health procedures and rules.

  • Actively participate in safety and health training and demonstrate competency based on training received.

  • Bring safety and health issues, unsafe acts, and safety suggestions to management’s attention or correct those you can.


  • This is a full-time position with typical working hours between 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Overtime and weekend work may be possible based on business conditions. 

  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • This position will be required to work in an environment with exposure to elements such as extreme temperatures and various weather conditions, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises.  While performing the duties of this job, the employees is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  There is frequent lifting and/or moving of up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 


  • Competitive total rewards package including benefits and 401(k) beginning day one of employment.

  • Continuing education and training opportunities; tuition reimbursement for those who qualify.

  • Vacation and Holiday pay

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • And much more!

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