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Kalmar Solutions Maintenance Technician in Rossville, Tennessee

Business: Kalmar

Job Function: Operations / Assembly


Rossville, TN, US

Maintenance Technician

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Compensation Data

  • $24.00 - 28.00 per hour

  • Eligible for annual bonus

  • Eligible for annual salary review/increase

Purpose of the position

The Maintenance Technician position is responsible for providing maintenance and repair service to all brands of Container handling equipment at customer location (Norfolk Southern Railyard (Rossville, TN), with a focus on hydraulic, mechanical and electrical diagnosis and repair.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Providing timely diagnosis and repair of intermodal cargo handling equipment (Kalmar and other brand heavy equipment) located in the field at customer sites (Site: Norfolk Southern Railyard Rossville, TN)

  • Complete regular preventative maintenance as scheduled

  • Ability to use hand, air and electric hand tools; operate forklifts, small cranes and mechanical hoists as needed

  • Conduct product training for the customer and dealer technicians to ensure competency

  • Evaluate and assist with warranty claims

  • Work with Product Engineering to develop solutions to operational problems in the field

  • Assist personnel in the field with documentation, report of labor, work orders, and inspections

  • Achieve a high level of customer satisfaction

  • Communicate with customers regarding the diagnosis and repair problems experienced in the field

What you’ll need to succeed


  • Technical Certification, preferably in mechanical/electrical or related field; highly preferred

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Preference will be given to Veterans and those with advanced technical training and/or Kalmar specific equipment experience. Will also give preference to anyone with Taylor, MiJack and/or Remprex maintenance experience.


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in heavy industrial equipment mechanical & electrical trouble-shooting and equipment repairs including motors, controls, PLC electronic control, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, structural and engine systems.

  • Must be able to read blue prints and schematic drawings

  • Must feel comfortable and able to work safely at elevated heights, including several stories above the ground

  • Should possess a technical aptitude for heavy equipment ; some knowledge of engineering is a plus


  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)

  • Candidates must have the ability to communicate with individuals and/or groups consisting of dealer representatives, customers (end-users) and other technicians or service personnel

  • Must demonstrate strong work ethic, dependability and initiative

You will be part of

Kalmar currently employs more than 4,800 professionals worldwide. One of our most important values is: We do it together. We value team skills, as well as innovativeness, customer orientation, and a willingness to commit to continuous improvement. We work closely with our customers and partners - across language, cultural, and professional borders. We see diversity as a common strength and valuable resource for Kalmar’s future.

Interested to join?

Please submit your resume/CV to be considered!

Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move. www.kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,400 people. www.cargotec.com