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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Service

Port of Brisbane, QLD, AU

Field Service 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.

Purpose of the position

We are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter to work in our Brisbane Branch. The purpose of the job is to provide Service, Repair & maintenance of Cranes, Tailgates, Hook lifts, Moffett forklifts, and other hydraulic mechanical equipment. 
The role provides the opportunity to deliver mobile field service assistance to our customers with a fully equipped service vehicle. The key location will be Brisbane, but the person must be willing to travel for field service.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Getting the job done within a timeframe, to the Kalmar standard
  • Maintain continual compliance with OH&S requirements of industry standards
  • Care and maintenance of service vehicle
  • Provide excellent customer service in a professional manner
  • Attend OEM Kalmar training as required
  • New product installations completed to high quality
  • Accurate service reports
  • Technical fault-finding ability: Hydraulic / Electrical / Mechanical

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Formal trade qualification (vehicle, mechanic, heavy vehicles - Fitter & or Turner)


  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience working unsupervised
  • Experience in the mechanical handling, port or industrial operations industry sector

Skills & Knowledge

  • Customer relationship skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Sound analytical and numeracy skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (ability to deal with all stakeholders in the business)


  • Customer orientated and relationship building
  • Team player
  • Motivating and inspiring people
  • 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 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?

Click on Apply Now and send us your updated CV and expected salaries.


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