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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Service

Melbourne, VIC, AU


Purpose of the position

  • Perform corrective maintenance repairs, general repair work and preventative maintenance (PM's) on all Port Equipment (e.g. Cranes, Straddles etc.).
  • Assist product support teams with onsite presence, fault finding and remote programming of terminal equipment
  • Assist product support teams with delivery of new Mobile Plant/Equipment

What you’ll need to succeed:

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out electrical and mechanical fault finding and emergency corrective repairs on assorted Port Equipment
  • Carry out PM servicing as required in compliance with PM schedules provided
  • Perform isolations and isolations procedures to support other colleagues work (e.g. mechanical)
  • 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.

Examples of Port Equipment you would be working on:

  • Ship To Shore (STS) Cranes / Quay Cranes (QC)
  • Automated Stacking Cranes (ASC)
  • Straddle Carriers (SC) / Shuttle Carriers (SHU)
  • Assorted Gantry Cranes (RMG, RTG etc)

Technical Requirements:

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Australian or recognized Electrical Trade qualification (Grade A) 
  • Either hold or ability to hold Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC)
  • Ability to pass pre-employment medical (incl. D&A screening)
  • Hold an unrestricted Drivers Licence (car)
  • Ability to work at height on assorted mobile equipment
  • Minimum 5 years post apprenticeship experience: specializing in fault finding, repairs and PM service on heavy plant/equipment (e.g. Cranes, Earthmoving Equipment, Container Handling Equipment, Mining equipment etc)
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulics, electronics and/or diesel engines


  • Forklift License
  • Elevated Work Platform (EWP) Licence
  • Dogging / Rigging Licence(s)
  • Working at Heights Training

You will be part of:

We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together. 

With us, you will have the opportunity to realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.

Interested to join?

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