Careers

At LiftWerx, our people are, by far, our most valuable assets.

As a fairly young company, we are always looking for opportunities to find customer-focused, talented, and ambitious professionals who can contribute to the growth, optimization, and improvement of our business. If you are interested in an opportunity to join a team of motivated professionals in the transportation and lifting industry, please contact us.

Our current vacancies and job opportunities follow below. If you feel that you have the skills, ambition, and qualifications to join our growing team, please feel free to send us your resume as well as a cover letter.

E. resumes@liftwerx.com

Positions

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

February 20, 2024

Full-Time

Engineering, Energy

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    Company Description:

    LiftWerx is a specialized wind energy contractor which performs large corrective repairs, utilizing up-tower cranes, ground-based cranes, and engineered tooling. LiftWerx offers both specialized equipment and experienced personnel to perform corrective repairs on a wide variety of wind turbines.

    We invite you to join LiftWerx, where we are focused on raising the bar.

    Job Description:

    Shop Technician (full-time)

    Location:

    This position is based at our facilities in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. From time to time, the successful candidate(s) may be required to travel to worksites in order to troubleshoot or deliver equipment, and to perform remote repairs.

    Position Overview and Responsibilities:

    The Shop Technician is a workshop-based role that performs pro-active and reactive repairs and maintenance on the company’s various equipment assets. This includes maintenance on Liftra cranes, RotorHook™, GenHook™, Heli-Hook™ cranes, Liebherr cranes, tractor-trailers, and other heavy equipment. The Shop Technician will establish and maintain relationships with field personnel, shop staff, and other office staff, as well as perform necessary administrative duties.

    This position reports to the Shop Manager.

    Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

    • 2-5 years of relevant experience is required, preferably with a background in mechanics, electrical work, millwrighting, machining, and/or welding. Previous experience working with cranes or in wind turbines is not required, but will be a tremendous asset.
    • All applicants must have a general drivers’ license with a good driving record. A commercial driver’s license (CDL, Class 1, or AZ) would be a tremendous asset.
    • Must be mechanically-inclined.
    • Must be able to read mechanical drawings and understand electric and hydraulic schematics.
    • Must be able to work both individually and in an established team setting.
    • Willing to work different shifts as business needs dictate, including willingness to work long shifts as required.
    • Ability to travel and provide services across North America from time to time.

    How to Apply:

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to info.americas@liftwerx.com and you could be the next addition to our growing team!

    Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

    February 7, 2024

    Full-Time

    Mechanical Engineering, Energy

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      Company Description:

      LiftWerx is a specialized wind energy contractor which performs large corrective repairs, utilizing both ground-based cranes as well as up-tower cranes. LiftWerx offers both specialized equipment and experienced personnel to perform corrective repairs on a wide variety of wind turbines.

      We invite you to join LiftWerx, where we are focused on raising the bar.

      Job Description:

      Design Engineer (full-time)

      Location:

      This position is based at our facilities in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. From time to time, the successful candidate(s) may be required to travel to worksites to obtain measurements, develop new design concepts, and commission new equipment.

      Position Overview and Responsibilities:

      The Design Engineer is an office-based role that is responsible for day-to-day engineering activities, generally relating to project planning, mechanical design, tooling, and logistics to ensure that each project is executed to the highest possible standard. The Design Engineer will apply engineering knowledge and engineering judgement to ensure designs are safe, reliable, and effective. The successful candidate will establish and maintain relationships with other engineering staff, field personnel, shop staff, and other office staff.

      This position reports to the Engineering Manager.

      Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

      – Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering 
      – Specific skills related to cranes, welded and formed steel structures, aluminum structures, machining, heavy equipment, hydraulics, electronics and controls, as it relates to engineering and operations are an asset
      – 3-7 years of relevant design experience is required. Previous experience working with cranes or other complex weldments is not absolutely required, but will be a tremendous asset.
      – Licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng) is preferred but not absolutely required.
      – Valid driver’s license (class G or equivalent) and good driving record required.
      – Must be able to work both individually and in an established team setting.
      – Hands-on experience working with tools, machinery, heavy equipment, or vehicles, at a professional or hobby level is an asset

      How to Apply:

      Please submit your resume and cover letter to info.americas@liftwerx.com and you could be the next addition to our growing team!

      North America

      October 22, 2023

      Full-Time

      Engineer, Wind Energy

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        COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

        LiftWerx is a specialized wind energy contractor which performs large corrective repairs using crane-less technology. LiftWerx offers both specialized equipment and experienced technicians to perform corrective repairs on a wide variety of wind turbines. The majority of lifting services are performed using up-tower crane technology, which avoids the high cost and disruption of utilizing large conventional cranes on the ground.

        We invite you to join LiftWerx, where we are focused on raising the bar.

        JOB DESCRIPTION:

        LEAD Technician (full-time)

        LOCATION:

        This is a traveling position. The successful candidate(s) will travel extensively to worksites across the USA and Canada. Candidates can be based in either Canada or the continental USA, preferably close to a major airport.

        POSITION OVERVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

        The Lead Technician is a field-based, customer-facing leadership role that provides large corrective repairs on wind turbines. This includes the complete replacement of wind turbine gearboxes, pitch bearings, main bearings, generators, yaw drives, and blades. In addition to providing corrective repairs to turbine equipment, the Lead Technician is an advanced trouble-shooter, specialized in both hydraulic and electrical systems. The Lead Technician is experienced with signalling cranes, and installs, operates, maintains, and mobilizes specialized up-tower lifting devices at customer sites. The successful candidate will establish and maintain proper business relationships with customers and peers, as well as performing necessary administrative duties accurately.

        This position reports to the Operations Manager, with daily project reporting to the Major Corrective Supervisor. If the Major Corrective Supervisor is not present at site, the Lead Technician is responsible for operational activities.

        REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

        – Minimum high school diploma.
        – 3-10 years of field service experience is required, performing operations, maintenance, and/or corrective repairs on Siemens, General Electric, or Vestas turbines.
        – Strong communication skills.
        – A minimum of 3 years’ experience in supervising teams.
        – Seasoned trouble-shooter, experienced with various electrical systems and hydraulic systems in wind turbines.
        – Must be proficient in the use of tools and specialized equipment.
        – A Liftra CO1+ certificate is a tremendous asset, but is not required.
        – Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. A commercial truck driver’s license will be an asset, although not required.
        – Experienced with signalling cranes.
        – Must be able to work both individually and in an established team setting.
        – Willing to work different shifts as business needs dictate, including willingness to work long shifts as required.
        – Ability to travel and provide service across North America; willingness to participate in an on-call rotation after training and certification.

        North America

        October 22, 2023

        Full-Time

        Engineer, Wind Energy

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          Company Description:

          LiftWerx is a specialized wind energy contractor which performs large corrective repairs, mainly using crane-less technology. LiftWerx offers both specialized equipment and experienced personnel to perform corrective repairs on a wide variety of wind turbines. The majority of lifting services are performed using up-tower crane technology, which avoids the high cost and disruption of utilizing large conventional cranes on the ground.

          We invite you to join LiftWerx, where we are focused on raising the bar.

          Job Description:

          Crane Operator (full-time)

          Location:

          This is a traveling position.  The successful candidate(s) will travel extensively to worksites across the USA and Canada.  Candidates can be based in either Canada or the continental USA, preferably close to a major airport.

          Position Overview and Responsibilities:

          The Crane Operator is a field-based, customer-facing role that performs large corrective repairs on wind turbines. This includes the complete replacement of wind turbine gearboxes, main shafts, generators, and blade bearings.  The Crane Operator will operate telescopic cranes, mainly during wind turbine repairs which involve lifting wind turbine blades, rotors, and generators.  Driving cranes and tractor-trailers between jobs sites is required.  The successful candidate will also be required to perform standard rigging operations, tag lining, and ground work.  The Crane Operator will establish and maintain proper business relationships with customers and peers, as well as performing necessary administrative duties accurately.

          This position reports to the Operations Manager, with daily project reporting to the Major Corrective Supervisor.

          Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

          • Minimum high school diploma.
          • 5-15 years of field service experience is required. Previous experience performing crane lifts on wind turbines will be a tremendous asset.
          • Strong communication skills.
          • American applicants will require an NCCO hoisting license for mobile all-terrain or truck cranes.
          • Canadian applicants will require a 339A hoisting license, based in Ontario.
          • All applicants must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL, Class 1, or AZ).
          • Must be mechanically-inclined, with a solid knowledge of rigging activities, and an ability to troubleshoot in the field.
          • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
          • Must be able to work both individually and in an established team setting.
          • Willing to work different shifts as business needs dictate, including willingness to work long shifts as required.
          • Ability to travel and provide service across North America; willingness to participate in an on-call rotation after training and certification.

          How to Apply:

          Please submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@liftwerx.com and you could be the next addition to our growing team!

          Europe

          October 22, 2023

          Full-Time

          Wind Energy, Offshore Wind Energy, Engineering

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            Company Description:

            LiftWerx is a specialized wind energy contractor which performs large corrective repairs using crane-less technology. LiftWerx offers both specialized equipment and experienced technicians to perform corrective repairs on a wide variety of wind turbines. The majority of lifting services are performed using up-tower crane technology, which avoids the high cost and disruption of utilizing large conventional cranes on the ground.

            LiftWerx has recently opened an operational branch in Europe, and we are pleased to offer this position which will allow you the ability to really make a difference in the wind energy industry.  We invite you to join LiftWerx, where we are focused on raising the bar, and we are setting the new standard for how major components are exchanged in the wind energy industry.

            Job Description:

            Driving / Rigging Specialist

            Location:

            This is a traveling position.  The successful candidate(s) will travel extensively to worksites across the Europe and beyond, both onshore and offshore.  The candidate shall be based in Europe, preferably near a major airport.

            Position Overview and Responsibilities:

            The Driving/Rigging Specialist is a field-based role that works in a team environment assisting in the performance of large corrective repairs on wind turbines. This person will be responsible for driving our highly-specialized equipment to site, setting up the work site, assisting in all rigging activities, and providing ground support for major component replacements. The successful candidate will establish and maintain positive business relationships with customers and peers, as well as diligently performing necessary administrative duties.

            This position reports to the Managing Director.

            Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

            • Minimum high school diploma.
            • 2-5 years of driving and/or rigging experience is preferred.
            • Strong communication skills.
            • Must be proficient in the use of tools and specialized equipment.
            • Valid Commercial Driver’s License and good driving record required.
            • Must be able to work well in a team setting.
            • Willing to work different shifts including on a rotation schedule, as required.
            • Ability to travel and provide service across Europe; willingness to participate in an on-call rotation after training and certification.

            How to Apply:

            Please submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@liftwerx.com and you could be the next addition to our growing team!

            Europe

            October 22, 2023

            Full-Time

            Wind Energy, Offshore Wind Energy, Engineering

            Apply Now

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              Company Description:

              LiftWerx is a specialized wind energy contractor which performs large corrective repairs using crane-less technology. LiftWerx offers both specialized equipment and experienced technicians to perform corrective repairs on a wide variety of wind turbines. The majority of lifting services are performed using up-tower crane technology, which avoids the high cost and disruption of utilizing large conventional cranes on the ground.

              LiftWerx has recently opened an operational branch in Europe, and we are pleased to offer this position which will allow you the ability to really make a difference in the wind energy industry.  We invite you to join LiftWerx, where we are focused on raising the bar, and we are setting the new standard for how major components are exchanged in the wind energy industry.

              Job Description:

              Large Corrective Technician (full-time)

              Location:

              This is a traveling position.  The successful candidate(s) will travel extensively to worksites across Europe and beyond, both onshore and offshore.  Candidates can be based anywhere in Europe, preferably close to a major airport.

              Position Overview and Responsibilities:

              The Large Corrective Technician is a field-based, customer-facing role that performs large corrective repairs on wind turbines. This includes the complete replacement of wind turbine gearboxes, pitch bearings, main bearings, generators, yaw drives, and blades. In addition to providing corrective repairs to turbine equipment, the Large Corrective Technician installs, operates, maintains, and mobilizes specialized up-tower lifting devices at customer sites. The successful candidate will establish and maintain proper business relationships with customers and peers, as well as performing necessary administrative duties accurately.

              This position reports to the Managing Director.

              Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

              • Minimum high school diploma.
              • 2-5 years of field service experience is required. Previous experience performing operations, maintenance, or corrective repairs on Siemens, Nordex, Senvion, or Vestas turbines will be a tremendous asset.
              • Strong communication skills.
              • A Liftra CO1+ crane operator’s certificate is valued but it is not necessary.
              • Must be proficient in the use of tools and specialized equipment.
              • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. A commercial truck driver’s license will be an asset, although not absolutely required.
              • Must be able to work both individually and in an established team setting.
              • Willing to work different shifts as business needs dictate, including willingness to work long shifts as required.
              • Ability to travel and provide service across Europe; willingness to participate in an on-call rotation after training and certification.

              How to Apply:

              Please submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@liftwerx.com and you could be the next addition to our growing team!

              North America

              October 22, 2023

              Full -Time

              Engineer, Wind Energy

              Apply Now

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                Company Description:

                LiftWerx is a specialized wind energy contractor which performs large corrective repairs using crane-less technology. LiftWerx offers both specialized equipment and experienced technicians to perform corrective repairs on a wide variety of wind turbines. The majority of lifting services are performed using up-tower crane technology, which avoids the high cost and disruption of utilizing large conventional cranes on the ground.

                We invite you to join LiftWerx, where we are focused on raising the bar.

                Job Description:

                Large Corrective Technician (full-time)

                Location:

                This is a traveling position.  The successful candidate(s) will travel extensively to worksites across the USA and Canada.  Candidates can be based in either Canada or the continental USA, preferably close to a major airport.

                Position Overview and Responsibilities:

                The Large Corrective Technician is a field-based, customer-facing role that performs large corrective repairs on wind turbines. This includes the complete replacement of wind turbine gearboxes, pitch bearings, main bearings, generators, yaw drives, and blades. In addition to providing corrective repairs to turbine equipment, the Large Corrective Technician installs, operates, maintains, and mobilizes specialized up-tower lifting devices at customer sites. The successful candidate will establish and maintain proper business relationships with customers and peers, as well as performing necessary administrative duties accurately.

                This position reports to the Operations Manager, with daily project reporting to the Major Corrective Supervisor.

                Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

                • Minimum high school diploma.
                • 2-5 years of field service experience is required. Previous experience performing operations, maintenance, or corrective repairs on Siemens, General Electric, or Vestas turbines will be a tremendous asset.
                • Strong communication skills.
                • A Liftra CO1+ crane operator’s certificate is valued but it is not necessary.
                • Must be proficient in the use of tools and specialized equipment.
                • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. A commercial truck driver’s license will be an asset, although not absolutely required.
                • Must be able to work both individually and in an established team setting.
                • Willing to work different shifts as business needs dictate, including willingness to work long shifts as required.
                • Ability to travel and provide service across North America; willingness to participate in an on-call rotation after training and certification.

                How to Apply:

                Please submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@liftwerx.com and you could be the next addition to our growing team!

                North America

                October 22, 2023

                Full -Time

                Engineer, Wind Energy, Transportation, Trucking

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                  Company Description:

                  LiftWerx is a specialized wind energy contractor which performs large corrective repairs using crane-less technology. LiftWerx offers both specialized equipment and experienced technicians to perform corrective repairs on a wide variety of wind turbines. The majority of lifting services are performed using up-tower crane technology, which avoids the high cost and disruption of utilizing large conventional cranes on the ground.

                  We invite you to join LiftWerx, where we are focused on raising the bar.

                  Job Description:

                  Driving / Rigging Specialist

                  Location:

                  This is a traveling position.  The successful candidate(s) will travel extensively to worksites across the USA and Canada.  The candidate shall be based in Canada or the continental USA, preferably near a major airport.

                  Position Overview and Responsibilities:

                  The Driving/Rigging Specialist is a field-based role that works in a team environment assisting in the performance of large corrective repairs on wind turbines. This person will be responsible for driving our highly-specialized equipment to site, setting up the work site, assisting in all rigging activities, and providing ground support for major component replacements. The successful candidate will establish and maintain positive business relationships with customers and peers, as well as diligently performing necessary administrative duties.

                  This position reports to the Operations Manager, with daily project reporting to the Major Corrective Supervisor.

                  Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

                  • Minimum high school diploma.
                  • 2-5 years of driving and/or rigging experience is preferred.
                  • Strong communication skills.
                  • Must be proficient in the use of tools and specialized equipment.
                  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License such as AZ driver’s license, Class 1, or equivalent, and good driving record required.
                  • Must be able to work well in a team setting.
                  • Willing to work different shifts including on a rotation schedule, as required.
                  • Ability to travel and provide service across North America; willingness to participate in an on-call rotation after training and certification.

                  How to Apply:

                  Please submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@liftwerx.com and you could be the next addition to our growing team!

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