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Crane Mechanic
Houston, TX(Rigging & Transport)
Job Number: 18-261 (441/487)

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Join the leader in engineered Heavy Lift and Transport!        

Why Barnhart?

MINDS OVER MATTER - Barnhart has built a nationwide reputation for solving problems. We specialize in the lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy transport of major components used in American industry. Barnhart is committed to continuous improvement and to be the best heavy lift and heavy transport company. Our customers can expect Barnhart to aggressively pursue innovative ways to lower overall project costs and improve safety

SETTING IDEAS IN MOTION - At Barnhart we are in the business of assisting companies in moving and installing equipment of any size. Whether it's a lift of a few feet or a transport across the country, we set your vision in motion through an unparalleled network of resources and innovative engineering solutions that defy convention. If you can dream it, Barnhart can make it a reality.

Over 40 BRANCHES ACROSS THE U.S - The strongest network of rigging experts and equipment in the country. Barnhart's network includes a long list of "cool tools," including PSTe Goldhofer trailers, cranes from 18 to 1,800 tons, Strand-jacks, Cantilever beams, Hydraulic Gantries, Self tailing devices, Skidding Systems, and the Modular Lift

Employer of Choice – Barnhart has a strong culture of “One TEAM” and Minds over Matter.  We strive to do the impossible lifting and transporting as “One TEAM”.  We are looking for people that also are striving for excellence in their work and collaborating with our “One TEAM”.  If you are looking for a culture that provides Compensation with Trust, Progress & Recognition, we could be your Employer of Choice.


  • Responsible for performing PM and corrective maintenance on diesel engines, booms, electrical systems (including troubleshooting onboard computer systems), hydraulic systems (booms, outriggers, pumps), brakes and other basic components
  • Must have the ability to work on hydraulic and conventional cranes, forklifts, tractor trailers and miscellaneous equipment
  • Must work well and communicate effectively with operators and other mechanics
  • Competitive pay, company or union benefits
  • Full – time hourly position, excellent benefit package


  • Minimum of 3 years experience in crane maintenance with proven troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in crane operations (CCO is highly desirable)
  • Must work safely in a fast paced environment – many times under pressure
  • Experience with Grove, Demag, Link Belt and Liebherr cranes
  • Experience in diesel, gasoline and propane engines
  • Proven ability to read electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • Must have appropriate ASE certifications
  • Must have current CDL
  • Willing to travel for days to weeks at a time, sometimes with limited notice
  • Creative thinking skills to make continuous improvements
  • Willing to work day and night shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Basic rigging knowledge and experience in the heavy construction business
  • Must pass drug  test, fit for duty test and background check


EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


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