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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Field / Customer Service

Portsmouth, VA, US

Apply by:  12-11-2018

Electrical Tech Level 2


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 every move count.


Located in Norfolk, VA, this position is responsible for providing maintenance and repair service to all brands of container
handling equipment at customer locations, with a focus the electrical components and equipment used in the Kalmar

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Providing timely diagnostics/repair for the Kalmar product lines located in the field at customer sites.
• Conduct regularly scheduled preventative maintenance
• Ability to use hand, air and electrical tools; operate forklifts, small cranes and mechanical hoists as needed
• Conduct product training for the customer and dealer technicians
• 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 job related documentation
• Achieve a high level of customer satisfaction

What you’ll need to succeed:


• Electrical certification
• Minimum of 3 years experience in heavy industrial equipment
• Preference will be given to Veterans and those with advanced technical training and/or Kalmar specific
equipment experience
• Valid Driver’s License and ability to obtain a TWIC card and passport
• Extensive travel


• Diagnostic and troubleshooting of PLC and Electrical equipment
• Ability to use instruments such as multimeter, ammeter, oscilloscope, and pressure gauges
• Ability to read blueprints and schematics
• Comfortable working at elevated heights
• Technical aptitude for heavy equipment
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong work ethic, dependability and initiative

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?


Kalmar offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, including 401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance plans, paid vacation and 9 paid holidays.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by January 31st, 2019.

Further information


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.2 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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