Tower Crane Technician - Nashville


Nashville, TN, US, 37210

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 95+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

The Tower Crane Technician will perform routine and non-routine support of day-to-day tower crane operations to provide a safe and positive work environment. This position will be responsible for proper maintenance, repair, and inspections of tower crane and personnel hoists, professional customer interaction and maintaining accurate documentation. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making: Follows directions and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path: Senior Tower Crane Technician

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Performs maintenance, troubleshoots and diagnoses issues, and conducts repairs on tower cranes and personnel hoists as directed.
  • Conducts monthly equipment inspections and documents findings per the company process.
  • Identifies and orders replacement parts on hoisting equipment utilizing the internal process.
  • Tests all equipment prior to rental to ensure quality/safety and equipment readiness.
  • Maintains a clean, organized, and secure workspace and service trucks, per company guidelines.
  • Documents accurately (on paper or digitally) completed maintenance, repairs and inspections on hoisting equipment per company processes.
  • Communicates in a timely manner with internal and external business partners by answering phone calls and responding to emails for maintenance related questions.
  • Conducts field repairs on hoisting equipment on sites as needed.
  • Arranges the receiving, shipping and storing of hoisting parts as needed.
  • Participates in periodic cycle counts of hoisting parts and equipment to ensure accuracy of records.
  • Operates/drives in a safe and professional manner in line with company’s safety policy.
  • Cleans and maintains warehouse facilities as directed.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Communication skills, verbal and written - Intermediate
  • Ability to follow-up on inquiries in a timely manner
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to operate a forklift or other distribution equipment
  • Ability to identify common construction materials and equipment
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and technical manuals
  • Proficiency in diagnostic equipment and troubleshooting activities
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally



  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent (Required)
  • Vocational/Technical degree with electrical emphasis (Preferred)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.



  • 2+ years tower crane or personnel hoist maintenance and repair experience (Preferred)

Working Environment

  • Must be able to lift at least to 50 pounds
  • May require periods of overnight travel
  • May be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Must be comfortable working at projected heights
  • Frequent Activity: Standing, Walking, Lifting, Climbing, Bending, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling, Sitting
  • Occasional activity: Viewing Computer Screen

At JE Dunn, our approach to benefits means caring for the whole person, and it begins with a comprehensive benefits program that meets families' needs. We offer competitive and award-winning benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to


JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

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Nearest Major Market: Nashville