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Job at APM Terminals for Crane Electrician


APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the 
advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.

APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish Maersk Group – a Global Fortune 500 company with about 89,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and manufacturing industries – Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Crane Electrician
Ref.: Ref.: AT-112270
Location: Lagos
Key Responsibilities 

  • Ensure that recognized safe working practices are utilized for all terminal operations and maintain effective implementation of safety policies and procedures.
  • Provide first line of response for any accident / incident investigation, emergency situations and damage assessments.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment and ensures waste disposal is performed as per company procedures.
  • Fill out Confirmation Slips to ensure proper records are kept for future reference.
  • To execute all repairs effectively ensuring equipment failure is minimized and availability of equipment is optimised in the most cost effective manner.
  • Provide Work Order planning information as required to Maintenance Planner, Supervisor or Foreman;
  • Perform maintenance activities on a daily/weekly/monthly basis;
  • Troubleshoot and effect repairs on electrical circuits, control systems and 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;
  • Provide support with service, repair, deploy, remove and stow away equipment as required using safe driving techniques and safe parking procedures;
  • Working from Monday’s to Friday’s from 7H00am to 19H00pm but not limited to shifts, overtime and standby to ensure 24-hour availability of Container handling equipment.
  • Receive and execute instructions and decisions from the Crane Supervisor and/or Crane Foreman;
  • Identify work requirements and raise work requests providing complete and thorough information;
  • Advise Crane Supervisor and/or Crane Foreman on concerns relating to unreliable equipment;
  • Perform other related functions required from time to time such as assistance with major emergency work;
  • Ensure adherence to established safety practices in the execution of assignments and in the use of tools, equipment and machinery;
  • Provide technical expertise and a positive attitude to the functions performed;
  • As required, identify spare parts and tools required for breakdown work;
  • Execute maintenance schedule as directed by Crane Supervisor and/or Crane Foreman;
  • Provide feedback to Crane Supervisor and/or Crane Foreman on job progress;
  • Identify components to be overhauled;
  • Clean tools and equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions/manual;
  • If needed, perform minor repairs on tools and equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instruction/manual;
  • Report defective tools and equipment to immediate foremen / supervisor;
  • Comply with all disaster contingency plans and contingency cleanliness;
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment and ensures waste disposal is performed as per company 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;
  • Execute proper handover of equipment to Operations and provide on the job guidance to new recruits;
  • Participate in analysis of maintenance standards, practices etc;
  • Performs any other related activities, as requested

Who we are looking for 

  • A Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • At least three years experience as an electrician in a container terminal engineering environment or similar, related industry.
  • Basic Mechanical and hydraulic Knowledge
  • Requires the ability to follow instructions & plan the work day.
  • Requires the ability to be responsive to emergency repairs with quality workmanship and service.
  • Requires the ability to learn fast
  • Has a valid Driving License
  • Trade test certificate in electrical technician
  • Five years previous experience as as Electrician in any ports, mines, steel and manufacturing plants plus shift working experience

We Offer 

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

How to Apply

Click here to apply 

 Deadline  4th August, 2016. 

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