Current Openings

Join Our Dedicated Team of Professionals

Founded in 1963 by Hubert O’Brien, O’Brien Lifting Solutions was built on the values of honesty and integrity and the foundation of hard work and perseverance.

If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding career in a family-oriented culture, where character, empathy, and integrity are integral values, please apply to any of our open positions by sending your cover letter and resume to  hr@obrienls.ca

Inside Sales Representative – Burlington

Competitive Compensation Package

O’Brien offers a competitive wage and group benefits package where premiums are 100% company paid.

Competitive Retirement Program

O’Brien will match your RRSP contributions, up to 4% of your earnings.  The % will increase with years of service.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage all dealer account enquiries, prepare sales quotations as required from time to time for all Crane enquiries
  • Attend weekly production meetings and provide updates on orders
  • Liaise with Dealers in rectifying warranty issues
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure the jobs in progress are on target to meet the dealers’ expected delivery date
  • Collaborate with Vice-President for strategic sales approaches.
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discuss payment terms, and prepare sales order forms and/or reports.
  • Correspond with the engineering team on order details and specifications
  • Utilize NAV, Microsoft Office and other systems as required
  • Sales order entry
Skills and Specifications:
  • Must be able to work well independently
  • Team player
  • Problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Fast paced environment – must be able to work well under pressure
Qualifications: 
  • Post-secondary Diploma in Business or Administration or equivalent is an asset
  • Working in a manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be able to work well independently or effectively with a team
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Able to consistently represent the company in a professional manner
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanor
  • Previous inside sales experience an asset
  • Strong customer service focus

 Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Please apply to any of our open positions by sending your cover letter and resume to hr@obrienls.ca

 

Crane Service Parts Coordinator – Burlington

Competitive Compensation Package

O’Brien offers a competitive wage and group benefits package where premiums are 100% company paid.

Competitive Retirement Program

O’Brien will match your RRSP contributions, up to 4% of your earnings.  The % will increase with years of service.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Field all crane parts inquiries by phone, fax, email or walk-ins
  • Source pricing and availability from vendors and quote parts accordingly while maintaining preferred parts pricing for dealers and meeting required profit margins for general sales.
  • Record dollar values from jobs and submit completed orders to Accounts Receivable.
  • Generate stock orders as required.
  • Prepare recommended spare parts lists for new equipment when requested.
  • When required, assist the Shipping and Receiving Department.
  • Process Service Technicians time sheets for payroll.
  • Scan and save parts and service jobs and link to invoices.
  • Assist with the yearend process.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
Skills and Specifications:
  • Must be able to work well independently
  • Team player
  • Problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Fast paced environment – must be able to work well under pressure
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2-3 years industry experience in parts and service

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Please apply to any of our open positions by sending your cover letter and resume to hr@obrienls.ca

 

#Crane-Service-Technicians – (Burlington and London, ON Locations)

#Crane-Shop-Technicians – (Burlington, ON Locations)

#Door-and-Dock-Service-Technicians – (Burlington, ON Location)

 

WHY CHOOSE O’BRIEN?

  • Safety is a top priority – we make the safety of our employees a top priority. Promoting a positive safety culture in the workplace, we continuously invest in our workers’ health and safety through continuous technical and health and safety skills training.
  • Experience matters – approaching 60 years in business, we have the experience to help support your growth and development.
  • We invest in our employees – we have an evolving apprenticeship program that ensures we groom the next generation of highly-skilled technicians that work safely and understand how to provide you with the best service experience possible.
  • Relationships matter – we look to build long-term, meaningful relationships with our employees and other stakeholders based on the foundation of honesty, integrity, and respect for each other.
  • Fully electronic – we continually invest in technology and are proud to have moved our service reporting to an electronic platform.
  • Our Offering– *some people recognize us as a Crane company, but we also supply, install and service commercial doors and docks. In our Crane division, we design, manufacture, and install all types of overhead, jib, workstation, gantry, and many other types of cranes.
  • Family Run Business that is Canadian Owned – Although our business has grown rapidly over the years, we continue to be owned and managed by the O’Brien family, so you can rest assured that we are “big enough to know….small enough to care”.
Career Opportunities

Crane Service Technicians – (Burlington and London, ON Locations)

Job description

We are seeking a resourceful and self-motivated individual to join our dynamic team as a Crane Technicians at our Burlington and London ON, locations.

Signing Bonus

O’Brien offers a signing bonus of $10,000 for a qualified Crane Service Technician and Crane Inspector.

Competitive Compensation Package 

O’Brien offers a competitive wage and group benefits package where premiums are 100% company paid.

Competitive Retirement Program

O’Brien will match your RRSP contributions, up to 4% of your earnings. The % will increase with years of service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Determine the extent of repair required
  • Respond to after hour service calls / on call
  • Ensure O’Brien’s and customer’s safety policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Resolve emergency breakdown situations
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Complete inspection reports and daily timesheets
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • 2- 3 year’s experience in servicing overhead cranes
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $28.00-$44.00 per hour

Please apply to any of our open positions by sending your cover letter and resume to hr@obrienls.ca

Crane Shop Technicians (Burlington, ON Location)

Job description

We are seeking a resourceful and self-motivated individual to join our dynamic team as a Shop Crane Technician at our Burlington ON, location.

Signing Bonus

O’Brien offers a signing bonus of $10,000 for a qualified Crane Service Technician and Crane Inspector.

Competitive Compensation Package 

O’Brien offers a competitive wage and group benefits package where premiums are 100% company paid.

Competitive Retirement Program

O’Brien will match your RRSP contributions, up to 4% of your earnings. The % will increase with years of service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions of equipment
  • Determine the extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Work well with others as well as work independently
  • Problem-solving daily
  • Fit and assemble or disassemble parts using hand tools
  • Other duties as required

Skills and Specifications:

  • Must be able to work well independently
  • Team player
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Fast-paced environment – must be able to work well under pressure

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of industry experience working in a manufacturing setting
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude; willingness to learn
  • Must be able to work well independently and be a self-starter
  • Must be able to work well under pressure; in a faced paced environment
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Working Conditions 

  • Working indoor manufacturing environment
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • May be exposed to fumes, dust, odors related to manufacturing

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $32.00-$40.00 per year

Please apply to any of our open positions by sending your cover letter and resume to hr@obrienls.ca

Door and Dock Service Technicians (Burlington, ON Location)

Competitive Compensation Package 

O’Brien offers a competitive wage and group benefits package where premiums are 100% company paid.

Competitive Retirement Program

O’Brien will match your RRSP contributions, up to 4% of your earnings. The % will increase with years of service.

Job description

We are currently seeking resourceful and self-motivated individuals to join our dynamic team of Overhead Door/Dock technicians.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Travel by vehicle to job sites daily and utilize expertise to determine the extent of repairs required.
  • Inspect and complete repairs of door or dock equipment as per work order.
  • Able to work after regular business hours in order to respond to service calls.
  • Remain current on door and dock industry products and services.
  • Accurately complete daily timesheets and inspection reports.
  • Ensure O’Brien’s and customer’s safety policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Resolve emergency breakdown situations promptly and professionally.
  • Provide excellent customer service at all times.
  • Desire to further develop mechanical skills and learn new techniques to work more efficiently.
  • Communicate with Manager if a problem occurs or the scope of work changes.
  • Help maintain and upkeep inventory on company truck and have knowledge and understanding of parts.
  • Must be able to work in fast pace environments without sacrificing safety and quality.
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance.
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work.
  • Other duties as required.

Job Type / Category

  • Labour & Speciality Trade
  • Work primarily in an industrial setting
  • Travel required
  • Overtime as required
  • May be exposed to construction sites
  • Weekend work may be required

Required Education, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with overhead door and dock equipment is an asset
  • A valid CWB welding certificate is an asset
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Ability to safely lift 100lbs

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $22.00-$35.00 per hour

Please apply to any of our open positions by sending your cover letter and resume to hr@obrienls.ca

Welder / Fitter Lead Hand (Burlington Division)

Competitive Compensation Package 

O’Brien offers a competitive wage and group benefits package where premiums are 100% company paid.

Competitive Retirement Program

O’Brien will match your RRSP contributions, up to 4% of your earnings. The % will increase with years of service.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and delegate tasks to the plant employees.
  • Meet and communicate with Shop Foreman daily for updates and planning.
  • Fit and weld large industrial lifting equipment
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints and engineering drawings
  • Machine, mill and drill product as required
  • Assist in mechanical assembly of related technologies
  • Ensure O’Brien’s safety policies and procedures are always followed
  • Complete daily time entry
  • Works independently as well as in a team environment
  • Able to be a team player
  • Utilizes problem solving skills
  • Communicates with different internal departments
  • Working in fast paced environment
  • Work well under pressure
  • Monitor parts usage and report on any material issues
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology, compliance and repair technology
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  •  Proven experience as a Welder Fitter
  • Demonstrated ability to operate material handling equipment
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work
  • Positive team attitude. Willingness to learn
  • Must be able to work well independently as well as a member of a team
  • Fast paced environment – must be able to work well under pressure
  • Able to read blueprints and engineering drawings

Working Conditions:

  •  Working in a Plant Manufacturing environment 

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees/visitors must wear a mask, undergo temperature check as well as frequently cleaning of high-traffic areas.

Please apply to any of our open positions by sending your cover letter and resume to hr@obrienls.ca