Crane 1 Services, Inc. Engineering Technician in Harrison Twp., Michigan

Engineering Technician


Harrison Twp., MI

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Job Purpose:

Support engineering department for manufacturer of overhead bridge cranes and related structures. Apply engineering theory and principles to solve problems of crane layout and design in industrial environments, under the direction of engineering supervisor. Apply standard and custom crane design principles to customer specific projects. Develop project drawings and detail shop drawings using ACAD software, bill of materials using Excel, and project manage and procure using Sage accounting software.


Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree) in engineering discipline preferred


Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of machinery and associated equipment

Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Experience in structural steel design and structural steel detailing required


Basic Skills

  • Active Learning- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

  • Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Critical Thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

  • Mathematics- Using mathematics to solve problems.

  • Monitoring- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Reading Comprehension- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Science- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  • Speaking- Talking to others to convey information effectively.

  • Writing- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Social Skills

  • Coordination- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

  • Instructing- Teaching others how to do something.

  • Negotiation- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

  • Persuasion- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

  • Service Orientation- Actively looking for ways to help people.

  • Social Perceptiveness- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Technical Skill

·AutoCAD software 2D and 3D

·Excel / Word / Outlook

Work Setting

  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled with visits to shop floor and customer locations as needed