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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Service
Location: 

Portsmouth, VA, US

ILA Mechanic

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Making your next move count

Cargotec Crane & Electrical is seeking an ILA Mechanic – Skilled Entry Level Technician for the Portsmouth VA area.

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

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide timely diagnostics/repair for the customers on site equipment
  • Conduct regularly scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Ability to use hand, air and electrical tools; operate forklifts, small cranes and mechanical hoists as needed
  • Adherence to safe work procedures at all times
  • Achieve a high level of customer satisfaction in all that we do from delivering on promises in a timely and orderly fashion
  • Assist personnel in the field with documentation, report of labor, work orders and inspections
  • Ability to use hand, air and electrical tools; operate forklifts, small cranes and mechanical hoists as needed

What you’ll need to succeed

Education:

  • Technical certification preferred. HS Diploma or GED required.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1+ years of experience in mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting and equipment repairs. Specific experience with Motors, Controls, PLC’s, hydraulics, steel work and/or rigging is helpful.
  • Comfortable working at elevated heights

 

Competencies:

  • Candidates must demonstrate strong work ethic, dependability and initiative
  • Good communication, both written and verbal skills
  • Preference will be given to Veteran’s and those with advanced technical training and experience
  • Candidates must have a Valid Drivers License and be able to obtain a TWIC card.

 

This job could lead to sponsorship into the International Longshoreman’s Association.

You will be part of

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.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your resume for immediate consideration! 

 

Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed United Nations Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company’s sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com

 


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