Crown Equipment Corporation Field Service Lead Technician in Columbia, South Carolina

Company Description:

Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world's largest lift truck manufacturers, offers local support on a global scale with more than 15 manufacturing facilities worldwide and more than 500 retail locations in over 80 countries. Our global sales and service network provides our customers with a local resource for a wide variety of quality material handling equipment, fleet management solutions, warehouse products and support services to meet their needs anytime, anywhere.

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This position is based out of Crown’s Columbia branch location and will provide coverage to the surrounding areas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate daily with Service Customer Care, Dispatcher, and Field Service Manager to determine work schedule.

  • Train, motivate, and monitor job performance of Field Service Technicians, including while at customer locations. Inspect repairs and scheduled maintenance. Ensure safety practices. Review paperwork and timecards.

  • Confer with customers and communicate issues to branch management. Maintain good customer relations.

  • Travel to customer locations to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair lift trucks.

  • Perform operator training or train the trainer at customer locations.

  • Pick up parts and replenish van inventory. Perform minor repairs and service to the van.

  • Complete necessary paperwork.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Prior Company experience as a Field Service Technician

  • Good mechanical and electrical aptitudes, knowledge of electrical/electronic systems and hydraulics and internal combustion engines, and the ability to read and understand electrical and hydraulic schematics

  • Good written/verbal communication, interpersonal, organizational, and motivational skills

  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to safely operate lift trucks

  • Technical degree, welding experience, and knowledge of various types of testing equipment preferred

Work Authorization:

Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.

Compensation and Benefits:

Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

Crown also offers Service Technicians:

  • Award-Winning Service Training

  • Company Vehicle for Field Service Technicians

  • Tool Insurance

  • No Flat Rate

  • 40 Hours Per Week plus Overtime

  • Uniforms

  • Specialty Tools

  • Primarily 1st Shift

  • Solid Support Network

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

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