Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Jobs at APM Terminals: Crane Mechanic

APM Terminals is one of the world’s leading container terminal operating and management companies, with a comprehensive and geographically balanced Global Terminal Network of over 50 integrated facilities in 31 countries and five continents. Providing over 60 shipping lines with world-class service, reliability and efficiency, APM Terminals is also one of the world’s fastest-growing terminal operating companies, with the largest capacity of any terminal operator, and 14 new or expanded facilities currently in development or under construction in Europe, North America, South America, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Far East. Established as an independent company with the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group of Denmark in 2001, APM Terminals, with corporate headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, is dedicated to redefining the terminal operations industry through innovation, new standards of customer service, efficiency and productivity, and a commitment to excellence in everything we do.
Job Title: Crane Mechanic – APM Terminals, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria
• Perform scheduled maintenance and unscheduled breakdown maintenance on equipment assigned to Crane Section for maintenance.
• Receive and execute instructions and decisions from the Crane Maintenance Foreman;
• Advise Crane Maintenance Foreman on concerns relating to unreliable equipment;
• Provide Work Order planning information as required to Maintenance Planner or Foreman;
• Perform maintenance activities on a daily/weekly/monthly basis;
• Troubleshoot and effect repairs on mechanical components and hydraulic circuits, control systems, tires and some electrical component elements. This includes the modification of components and servicing techniques in conjunction with the Crane Maintenance Foreman to improve efficiency;
• Service, repair, deploy, remove and stow away equipment as required using safe driving techniques and safe parking procedures;
• Execute maintenance schedule as directed by Crane Maintenance Foreman;
• Identify components to be overhauled;
• Provide correct information on Work Orders and other job documentation, ensuring an accurate record of work performed, time taken to complete work, spare parts and materials used etc;
• B B.Eng/B.Sc/HND/Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical or Electronic Engineering from recognized institution. Any additional training in both mechanical/hydraulic fields in any heavy industries is an advantage.
• Requires at least two to three years of experience in crane maintenance section in any ports, mines, steel or manufacturing plants, including specific knowledge of mechanical/hydraulic and related subjects.
• Requires specific technical knowledge in the maintenance and repair of quay cranes, rubber tyred gantry cranes & spreaders.
• Must be able to replace/repair/adjust major mechanical/hydraulic parts such as brakes, wire-ropes, trolley, gantry wheels, hydraulic systems, gearboxes, couplings, and so forth.
• Requires a good knowledge of repairs for cranes and RTGs & spreaders.
• Requires ability to interpret mechanical/hydraulic diagrams, service & parts manuals.
• Requires the ability to follow instructions & plan the work day
• Requires the ability to be responsive to emergency breakdowns and repairs with quality workmanship and service.
• Requires the ability to learn fast.
• Valid Driver’s License.
We Offer
• A truly international working environment in a modern working location.
• Value and team based leadership.
• A wide range of international career opportunities.
• An open and engaging working environment.
• Opportunities for personal and professional growth a dynamic environment.
• Competitive compensation packages.
This position is a local position, based in Lagos, Nigeria and will remain posted until 2nd December 2010.
Please apply through the job portal and ensure to upload/attach a recent CV. For all internal applications please note that HR will contact request your staff card upon receipt of your application.
If you have any questions or would like further information, you are welcome to contact Jean Chukwura on Jean.Chikodi.Adiele@apmterminals.com


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