• Hoist Technician

    Job Locations US-PA-Lititz
    # of Openings
    421061 Hoists
  • Overview

    TAIT is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event solutions in the world.


    Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring stages, theatre engineering solutions, brand activations or cruise ship installations, TAIT delivers world-class solutions for live experiences. With its proprietary entertainment automation platform, custom-made products, and creative engineering, TAIT’s cutting-edge offerings continue to advance industry standards and exceed client expectations. As a global network of over 600 employees in 12 office locations, TAIT has worked on projects in over 30 countries, all 7 continents and even outer space.


    TAIT’s diverse group of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque Du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera House, NASA, National Geographic, Beyoncé and The Olympics.


    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.




    • 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





    • 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


    • 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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