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General Electric Industrial Crane & Elevator Mechanic in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

The Industrial Crane & Elevator Mechanic will diagnose, troubleshoot, and perform mechanical and electrical repair, maintenance and modifications to industrial overhead cranes, jib and gantry cranes and elevators. Rig, move, and erect a variety of mechanical and electrical equipment, parts, and assemblies. Change & Inspect crane & elevator cables, hooks, running ropes. Inspect all crane and elevator equipment as required.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

As the Industrial Crane & Elevator Mechanic you will:

  • Diagnose problems, plan and complete work required, identify and order parts

  • Maintain and modify crane assemblies and all related equipment and facilities including, motors, guarding, drives, bearings, controls, gear boxes, etc.

  • Work without direction on standard preventative maintenance and extensive repairs

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Associate's Degree in a Mechanical or Electrical Discipline (OR High School Diploma/GED with Military Advanced Courses)


  • Ability and willingness to work off shifts and weekends

Desired Characteristics :

  • Strong mechanical and electrical fundamental and safety knowledge (schematics, precision measurement tools, LOTO)

  • Minimum 3 years work experience in Manufacturing Facility in a technical maintenance role

  • Ability to apply knowledge of components, devices, and equipment used in industrial crane and elevator applications and all related mechanic and electrical requirements

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No