Eric Rhodes brings almost 30 years of experience in operations and service
Houston, TX – July 26, 2022 – CraneWorks, Inc., is excited to announce that Eric Rhodes has
joined the company as General Manager, leading the Houston headquarters and Dallas
Fort Worth field office. He possesses a broad background in several key industries that
CraneWorks serves, including transmission & distribution, oil & gas, and construction.
Eric first fell in love with welding at nine years old. It wasn’t long before he began his
career as an electrician, eventually working his way up to Master Electrician. After nine
years he joined KBR, spending time in the Middle East before signing on with Stewart & Stevenson and then Cameron (now Schlumberger). Eric then spent nearly eleven years as a Branch Manager, Operations Manager, and Sales Managerat Waukesha-Pearce Industries (WPI).
On the surface, my job as a General Manager at CraneWorks is to increase productivity and
streamline processes in Houston and Dallas,” said Eric. “But what I’m really excited about is
the way we’re going to do that. Every day my employees come to work and get the chance
to learn something new is a good day. I like bringing out the best in people.”
“Eric impressed us right away with his attitude toward leadership,” said Keith Ayers,
CraneWorks CEO. “He brings a unique, motivational leadership style to CraneWorks that’s
born of a sincere desire to elevate those around him. With a few dozen direct and indirect
reports, we’re excited to see what the teams accomplish under his guidance
About CraneWorks, Inc.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, CraneWorks provides new and
used equipment, manufacturer-backed and trained service, extensive parts inventories for
all makes, and a modern rental fleet. Industries served include the energy sector, municipal
and infrastructure construction, residential construction, foundations, precast, material
handling, commercial lighting and signage, governmental, and utilities. Along with the
traditional equipment segments, on a regional basis, CraneWorks provides specific market
expertise for fluids management and hydro-excavation, railway service, and aerial platform