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Luke Whitely
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Senior Chain Hoist Technician
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Senior Chain Hoist Technician

About our Client

Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technician with 11 years of experience as a Chain Hoist Technician with an industry-leading equipment supplier for music tours, festivals and live productions. Thorough understanding of the operation of a wide range of equipment, exceptional troubleshooting, servicing and repair skills, and a reputation for promoting proactive Safety and Environmental awareness. Skilled in working within tight timelines and mentoring and supervising rigging team members.



▪ EXE, Liftket, CM chain hoists and Limpet personnel hoists

▪ Guil towers and Kinesys variable automation systems

▪ Crane Maintenance

▪ Stock, Parts and Tool Management

▪ Training others in all areas of repair and annual servicing

▪ Telephone troubleshooting: providing tips, fault-finding and talk throughs of repairs to road crew

Professional Experience

Senior Chain Hoist Technician  

  • Primary responsibility for the repair, maintenance and annual servicing of Neg Earth Ltd’s 1500+ fleet of electric chain hoists and the preparation of equipment for hire
  • Operate, service, maintain and inspect electric chain hoists (EXE, C.M. Lodestars and Liftkets)
  • Diagnose faults and carry out repairs to electric chain hoists to ensure fully operational as per 
manufacturers’ standards

  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs to Kinesys hoist control solutions (Vector)

  • Operate, service and maintain Limpet height safety system 
and repair Guil Wind-up Towers

  • Administrate the stock of spare parts

  • First aider and member of the company's Health and Safety Committee

  • Occasional company driver when the need arises 

  • 2 years as team leader of the rigging department 

  • Teach and provide guidance to Junior Technicians on equipment maintenance and repair 

Craftsman in the Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers    


Defence School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

▪ Certificate in Engineering and Technology Level 2

▪ NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations Level 2

▪ Apprenticeship in Engineering

Training through employer

▪ CM Certified Hoist Technician Level 1

▪ Liftket/Star Liftket Technical Training for service staff

▪ LOLER Inspection Training & Kinesys Vector Technical Training

▪ Limpet Personnel Winch Service Training

▪ PAT test training (temporary name)


  • Enjoy hiking and camping, the simpler and more bare-bones camping the better
  • Amateur astronomy (I hope to make use of the lack of light pollution in NZ)
  • Reading horror and science fiction, Stephen King, Arthur C Clark, Phillip K Dick


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