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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Operations / Assembly

Atlanta, GA, US

Maintenance Technician

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Making your next move count


This position is responsible for providing maintenance and repair service to all brands of Container handling equipment at customer locations, with a focus on Hydraulic, Mechanical and Electrical repair and diagnosis.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Providing timely diagnosis/repair of the Kalmar product lines located in the field at customer sites
  • Complete regular preventative maintenance as scheduled
  • Ability to use hand, air, and electric hand tools; operate forklifts, small cranes and mechanical hoists as needed
  • Conduct product training for the customer and dealer technicians to insure competency.
  • Evaluate and assist with warranty claims
  • Work with Product Engineering to develop solutions to operational problems in the field
  • Assist personnel in the field with documentation, report of labor, work orders and inspections
  • Achieve a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Communicate with customers regarding the diagnosis and repair problems experienced in the field

What you’ll need to succeed:




  • Technical certification, preferably in mechanical/electrical or related field, highly preferred; High School diploma or GED required.
  • Preference will be given to Veterans and those with advanced technical training and/or Kalmar specific equipment experience.



  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience in heavy industrial equipment mechanical & electrical troubleshooting and equipment repairs including, Motors, Controls, PLC electronic control, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, structural and engine systems.
  • Must be able to reach blue prints and schematic drawings
  • Must feel comfortable and able to work safely at elevated heights, including several stories above the ground
  • Should possess a technical aptitude for heavy equipment; some knowledge of engineering is a plus.




  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Candidates must have the ability to communicate with individuals and/or groups consisting of dealer representatives, customer-end users and other technicians or service personnel.
  • Must demonstrate a strong work ethic, dependability and initiative.

You will be part of:


  • We offer a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment with competitive compensation and fantastic best-in-class benefits packages, including 401(k), medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans with paid vacation and nine paid holidays.
  • We value passion and commitment, and reward your performance.
  • If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career, are motivated and have a strong work ethic, and are interested in working in a world-class, global environment with state-of-the-art projects and technology then we invite you to apply for our role. Preference will be given to military veterans and those with advanced technical training and experience.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta