Crane Technician 1

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Charleston, TN, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a(n) Crane Technician 1 to join our growing team.


The Crane Technician is a multi-discipline mechanic and electrician that provides inspection, preventative maintenance, and repair services for all the Charleston site’s cranes and hoists. Responsibilities include: providing services in a safe, compliant and efficient manner in compliance with all of the site’s safety procedures; performing inspections within the required time-frames to keep the site in regulatory compliance; coordinating with operation’s personnel to schedule work within the site’s departments; and trouble-shooting and repairing cranes/hoists when notified of breakdowns.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and document crane and hoist inspections within the required time intervals to maintain the site in regulatory compliance
  • Provide preventative maintenance (mechanically and electrically) measures to the site’s cranes and hoists
  • Troubleshoot and repair cranes (mechanically and electrically) and hoists when notified of breakdowns


Job Requiremets:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Preferred Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Technology or related field or equivalent vocational/technical training
  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Experience with reading, understanding and applying the contents of all applicable OSHA, ASME, ANSI, NFPA, NEC, EPA and other codes or regulations pertaining to manufacturing industry, in particular related to cranes/hoists
  • Experience with reading and comprehending mechanical and electrical drawings and schematics
  • Experience with fabrication shop equipment
  • Repair experience with gear drives, rigging, bearings, motors, instrumentation, electrical components


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 23994 



The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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