TAIT Towers

  • Hoist Technician

    Job Locations US-PA-Lititz
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    421061 Hoists
    Shift
    Main
  • Overview

    TAIT is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event equipment in the world. Staffed by World Class Innovators creating World Class Experiences, TAIT is at the forefront of technology and live event. Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring sets, theatre automation, corporate events or brand experiences, TAIT works with the brightest minds in live event to bring their vision to life. 

    With its acquisition of Stage Technologies and Delstar Engineering, the depth of cutting-edge technologies continues to advance the companies capabilities. Among its claims to fame, TAIT supplies staging for the highest grossing concert world tours including The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Madonna and more. Additionally, TAIT created the largest kinetic light installation in concert touring history for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, was the production specialist that partnered with NASA to put the lyrics of U2’s ‘Beautiful Day’ into orbit, received a Guinness World Record title for its LED integration and customization at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the London Olympics, fabricated Las Vegas’ Omnia Nightclub Chandelier at Caesar’s Palace and created the first-ever commercial use of the Cable Coaster Virtual Reality simulator for National Geographic’s “Experience Mars.”

    Responsibilities

    The Hoist Technician will ensure all required hoist inspections and maintenance plans/programs are implemented for our rental fleet. They will participate in and be involved in all final assembly and verification of newly manufactured hoist products to ensure all quality control checks and processes have been followed.

     

    Qualifications

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Staging of items to proper orders within Rental Works software including verification of order- 30 days
    • Tear down, inspection, and reassembly of a hoist including documentation to satisfaction of the department head in accordance with standard company procedures – 60 days
    • Installation of chain and proper limit setting for single and double reeve chains – 60 days
    • Load test and perform necessary adjustments to the hoist to pass Factory Acceptance Testing – 90 days
    • Complete wiring and mechanical assembly of a hoist body from base parts - 120 days

      

    POSITION COMPETENCIES:

     

    Critical:

    • Familiarity with chain hoists and winches and their operation
    • Understanding of entertainment standards and regulations regarding overhead lifting
    • Able to adapt and willing to cross train in other departments as needed
    • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues

     Cultural

    • Works well in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
    • Values standards and procedures
    • Can remain calm in high pressure time sensitive situations
    • Able to put in overtime as needed
    • Works well in team-oriented environment

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