Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Service

Botany, NSW, AU

Site Electrical Technician Level 1

Purpose of the position

Perform corrective maintenance repairs, general repair work and preventative maintenance on Autostraddle equipment. 

Main tasks and responsibilities

Workshop Duties 

  • Carry out electrical and mechanical fault finding and emergency corrective repairs on Straddle Carriers, and ancillary equipment.
  • Carry out fault finding and general repair work on Straddle Carriers, and ancillary equipment.
  •  Carry out PM servicing as required in compliance with PM schedules provided
  • Ensure all repair and service work is carried out in an efficient and timely manner. 
  •  Ability to work independently and without direct supervision.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in compliance with company OHS&E regulations



  • Complete all relevant paperwork accurately and in a timely manner Other 
  • Represent the company in a professional manner to meet the client’s expectations 
  • Other tasks as directed by Site Supervisor 

What you’ll need to succeed


  • Australian or recognized Electrical Mechanical trade qualification
  • Minimum completion of year 10 Preferred 
  • Forklift operator’s license
  • Elevated work platform license
  • Knowledge of current ports mechanical and electrical crane control systems.
  • Working knowledge and use of electrical schematics and symbols; AC/DC motors and drives; PLC computer systems; troubleshooting techniques and limit-setting procedures.
  • Operates mechanical boom and cable equipment to troubleshoot machine problems and evaluates correctness and completeness of repairs that have been done on the machine.


  • Minimum 10 years post apprenticeship experience: specializing in fault finding, repairs and PM service on heavy plant. E.g. earth moving equipment, heavy duty forklift trucks, container handling equipment, mining equipment, marine equipment, generating sets, electrics forklifts etc. Skills & Knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulics, electronics and/or diesel engines • Basic to intermediate skills using Microsoft Windows Applications / DOS based programs
  • Customer relationship skills
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Sound communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (ability to deal with all stakeholders in the business)
  • Knowledge of the mechanical handling, port or industrial operations industry sector 


  • Customer orientated
  • Team player 
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Ability to participate in all training and development programs
  • Ability to get things done 
  • Cultural sensitivity and adaptability

You will be part of

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, click Apply and submit your application and CV.