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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Service
Location: 

Syracuse, NY, US

Lead Maintenance Technician

Making your next move count

Located in CSX Intermodal yard in Syracuse, NY, this position is responsible for providing maintenance; troubleshooting and repair to Kalmar Automatic straddle carriers, and ancillary components.   Skill level requirements vary from hydraulic, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and preventative maintenance to component and part replacement. Understanding of automation systems and working with system support staff to jointly troubleshoot issues are also an important element.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

●    Providing timely diagnostics/repair for the customers on site equipment
●    Conduct regularly scheduled preventative maintenance (the pro-active care of telemetry and sensors are extra important in an automated environment)
●    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
●    Maintain accurate service records so that the performance of equipment can be monitored
●    Act as a Kalmar Ambassador at the customer site
 

What you’ll need to succeed:

●    Technical Degree or minimum of 5 years’ experience in heavy industrial equipment maintenance
●    Valid Driver’s License
●    PLC experience and interest in learning about automated systems
●    Ability to work independently
●    Good judgement, initiative and experience to deal with multi-dimensional maintenance and repair work for complex equipment and systems

Competencies

●    Diagnostic and troubleshooting of Mechanical, Hydraulic and Electrical equipment
●    Ability to read blueprints and schematics drawings
●    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.