APM Terminals: Crane Mechanic

This position offers an outstanding opportunity to join the global team at APM Terminals Apapa and contribute to the success of the organization. The position reports to the Crane Supervisor.

Job Title: Crane Mechanic – APM Terminals, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria
Key Accountabilities

To carry out all maintenance repairs and modifications on Mobile Harbor Cranes, Rubber Gantry Cranes, Spreaders and other plant and equipment in accordance with the requirements of the Code of Practice and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and ensure high standards are consistently maintained.
To evaluate and analyse the nature, cause and perform the repairs of breakdowns; determining the optimal way of dealing with the problem, to achieve a quality and cost effective solution, as well as minimal downtime and maximum Operational availability of Container handling equipment.
Use sound knowledge of rigging procedures to recover equipment from yard due to accidents as efficiently as possible, ensuring minimal delays to operations.
Have sufficient knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety Act. Enforce safe working procedures, for the purpose of safety of employees and people around you.
To carry out repairs to defects as per Examiners defect list. To ensure safe working and minimize breakdowns to machinery and equipment.
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 Supervisor and/or Crane Foreman to improve efficiency.
Test equipment to ensure compliance with specification and safety standards.
Service, repair, deploy, remove and stow away equipment as required using safe driving techniques and safe parking procedures.
Complete post-job tasks – clean up, return of spares etc.
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.

Your Profile

Trade Test/Certificate /Diploma as Mechanic.
Code of practice.
Knowledge of Mobile Harbor Cranes, Rubber Gantry Cranes and Spreaders.
3-5 years experience as Mechanical in any ports, mines, steel and manufacturing plants plus shift working experience.
Basic Mechanical and hydraulic Knowledge.
Self motivated.
Analytical and systematic.
Must be physically fit.
Requires the ability to follow instructions & plan the work day.
Required to keep work area organized, neat and efficiently planned (5S).
Requires the ability to be responsive to emergency repairs with quality workmanship and service.
Requires the ability to learn fast.
Computer Literate.
Good Communication skills.
Safe driving Techniques.
Practical Housekeeping.

We offer

A truly international working environment in a modern working location
Value and team-based leadership
An open and engaging working environment
A wide range of international career opportunities
Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic environment
Competitive compensation packages


This position is a local position, based in Lagos, Nigeria and will remain posted until 13/Apr/ 2012.

Please apply through the job portal and ensure to upload/attach a recent CV. For all internal applications, please note that HR will contact your local HR to request for your staff card upon receipt of your application.

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Contact information:

If you have any questions or would like further information, you are welcome to contact Lanre Olarinoyelan on Lanre.olarinoye@apmterminals.com.

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